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Following on from the great thinkers. Music is the mother of all arts. Music is a creative force. Steiner says the astral world is continually present and always surrounds human beings. "The initiate becomes familiar with his own astral body and learns to live in it consciously." "Man arrives at the perception of the astral world if he goes through the discipline of 'great stilness'." "In the Devachanic world the soul absorbs into itself the world of tones." For Schopenhauer music represents the process of cosmic manifestation. He describes 'musica instrumentalist,' such as Beethoven as , 'a true and perfect picture of the nature of the world which rolls on in the boundless maize of innumerable forms and through constant destruction supports itself." Richard Wagner proposes that the experience of tone differs from the experience of sight, as Dream world from Waking world. Tone is an entirely inner experience. "Imagination creates the reality. This is a great cosmic law." Agrippa is a perpetual wanderer. He says, "Sound is a breath, voice is a sound and animate breath, speach is a breath pronounced with sound, and a voice signifying something: the spirit of which proceedith out of the mouth with sound and voice. "A voice is sent forth out of the inward cavity of the breast and heart by the assistance of the spirit." Hazrat Iniyat Khan says, "music is the bridge and the gift between form and formless. Stockhausen says, "Music should above all be a means to keep awake the connection of the soul with the other side." He says, "Stockhausen's music is not Stockhausen but the spirit which uses me." "All art aspires toward music." Schopenhauer