Andean New Age (music) is a product of Peruvianflute and Paraguayanharp music. The Peruvian roots stem from the Inca (Inka) influence circa 1200-1532 CE. In Peru, two important flutes are used: The queña, a flute much like the common recorder; and the sampona, a pan flute. The Paracas culture, located south of Lima, created this pan flute some time between 200 BCE and 300 CE. The Paraguayan harp is similar both in looks and sound to the Irish celtic harp. This article pertains to the musical instrument. ... The harp is a chordophone whose strings are positioned perpendicular to the soundboard. ... For other meanings of Inca, see Inca (disambiguation). ... Lima is the capital and largest city in Peru. ...
Although the genres of both Peruvian and Paraguayan traditional music have a modern "New Age" sound, they are actually very ancient forms of music. The modalities of this music can be traced back over two thousand years. New Age describes a broad movement characterized by alternative approaches to traditional Western culture. ...
Speculations have been made that complexity and the new focus on self-synthesising wholes is becoming a central part of a new scientific mode of thinking, substituting the former mode which is purported to be entirely reductionist and analytic.
New technology is making possible the successful introduction of new systems of distribution for research reports and the creation of what can be-come personally designed journals for investigators.
These new systems, when they are created, must, of course, not ignore the reward and recognition aspects of the current system, nor sacrifice its methods of quality control and openness, which, as history reveals, were fostered from the very beginnings of the scientific revolution in the seventeenth century.
At its beginnings, newage music was closely related to the NewAge movement of beliefs, therefore, its contents have been constantly associated with mystical matters clearly present within the cultural movement.
Although more rock than newage in genre the 1967 successful musical Hair with its opening song "Aquarius" and the memorable line "This is the dawning of the age of Aquarius" brought the "NewAge" concept to the attention of a huge world wide audience.
The titles of NewAge music are often illuminating, because the words used by the artists attempt to convey their version of truth, in a few short words.
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