Eclecticism

 

Monday, 20 May 2019

 

 

 

       

 

With a wide range of styles in performance, many contemporary composers work by combining styles, a technique known as polystylism, or even multiple genres of music. One influential composer in this vein is John Zorn.

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Philosophic background and theories:

Eclecticism - site: www.iep.utm.edu/e/eclectic.htm
Group of ancient philosophers who sought to reach by selection the highest degree of probability in the search for truth.
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Ilarsadin, Arkanabar - site: arkanabar.tripod.com
Homepage of Eclecticism - Ark demonstrates that people cannot be categorized.
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Eclecticism - site: www.newadvent.org/cathen/05276a.htm
A philosophical term meaning either a tendency of mind in a thinker to conciliate the different views or positions taken in regard to problems, or a system in philosophy which seeks the solution of its fundamental problems by selecting and uniting what it regards as true in the various philosophical schools.
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The spirit of musical eclecticism - site: cnn.com/2003/SHOWBIZ/Music/12/02/music.nellyfurtado.ap/index.html
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Chord Progression: The Music of Ben Harper - site: www.unomas.com/features/benharper.html
Kirk Gee looks at the folk-rock/hip-hop/soul eclecticism of the guitarist.
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Frédéric Devreese - site: www.cypres-records.com/index.php?option=com_phpshop&page=shop.artists_details&artist_id=20&Itemid=26&lang=en
Cyprès Records biography with comments on his eclecticism. Includes photograph.
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Tornado - Remixers site - site: www.angelfire.com/music/djtornado/
creates scratch beats, d&b, techno, and general eclecticism.
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Great Theosophists: Ammonius Saccas - site: www.wisdomworld.org/setting/saccas.html
Article from the journal Theosophy, published in 1936, presenting this figure in the context of the struggle between orthodox Christianity and Alexandrian eclecticism.
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