Original TextIn the beginning, we may suppose, there was silence. There was silence because there was no motion, and therefore no vibration could move the air -- a phenomenon of fundamental importance in producing sound.
The creation of the world, however it came about, must have been accompanied by motion -- and therefore sound. Perhaps this is why music has such magical importance for primitive people, often signifying life and death. Right through its history, in all its varying forms, music has kept its transcendental significance.
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