And Yet It Is Heard: Musical, Multilingual and Multicultural by Tito M. Tonietti

By Tito M. Tonietti

We convey into complete gentle a few excerpts on musical matters which have been in the past scattered in the course of the most famed clinical texts. the most medical and musical cultures outdoors of Europe also are considered. the 1st and most vital estate to underline within the medical texts tested here's the language they're written in. which means our multicultural background of the sciences unavoidably additionally turns into a overview of a few of the dominant languages utilized in the various ancient contexts. during this quantity, the heritage of the improvement of the sciences is advised because it occurred in actual contexts, now not in an alienated perfect world.

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Then the Chinese would thus allow them to continue their work of religious, cultural and commercial penetration. But they were expelled 68 Tonietti 2006a, pp. 175–176. Galileo’s letter to Mons. Pietro Dini of March 23rd, 1615. Galileo Galilei 1968, V, p. 303. Cf. D’Elia 1947. 69 Galileo Galilei 1968, V, p. 370. 32 8 Not Only in Latin, but also in Dutch, Chinese, Italian and German all the same, because they were felt to be a threat for the empire, just as Galileo was at that time for the Church, which was facing up to heretics and schisms.

Se loro stimano gran vantaggio aver colui che in una disputa naturale s’incontra a sostenere il vero, . . , sopra l’altro a chi tocca sostenere il falso? ” [“. . whether they consider it a great advantage to have the one who, in a dispute about natural matters, argues sustaining the truth, rather than the other one, who is left to sustain what is false. I know that they will answer affirmatively, and that he who sustains the true part may have thousands of experiments and thousands of necessary proofs on his side, and that the other cannot have anything better than sophisms, paralogisms, and fallacies”].

Pietro Dini of March 23rd, 1615. Galileo Galilei 1968, V, p. 303. Cf. D’Elia 1947. 69 Galileo Galilei 1968, V, p. 370. 32 8 Not Only in Latin, but also in Dutch, Chinese, Italian and German all the same, because they were felt to be a threat for the empire, just as Galileo was at that time for the Church, which was facing up to heretics and schisms. The Ptolemaic system was true and real in Rome against Galileo Galilei, but would it become a convenient mathematical hypothesis at Beijing? The Societas Jesus presented a double truth.

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