I came to the shores of my mother land, Africa and the home of my ancestors Nigeria. I m proud of being at home, being engulfed by the thrilled of the many celebrations, coupled with the rare sounds of salutations, and the merriments that makes me nearly forget that I m once again amidst my friends and comrades. In the culture of every race, all that is peculiar in its sciences and arts, and etiquette is the remix of their cultural and customary relations, and its affiliations with the abnormal phenomenon and reverence. In the cradle of this whole temerity, the wife of nature has always being the human race who had served like the proverbial David in the bible, as unto his master King Saul, just there to serve him better, playing the strings and reciting the talented psalms to conjure a likened spirit countering the spirit of the troubled soul, infested on him by God, as a punishment for the sins of disobedience.
Like the mumbo-jumbo of nature, the only herbal medicines to cooled the aggrieved soul is certainly a cool headed music, the only way to agitated the crazy mind is that particular thing aimed at strangulating the bones and dancing like the lizards of the shores of hegemony and styles. Every human species of the homo-sapiens has a dull memory to think; perhaps know that through the shield of reasoning, something peculiar has made humanity great in the area of unity, war, economics, power, and peace. Today, I m lack of word, or those adjectives I will best used in describing the exactly metaphysical meanings of what Music ought to have been.
I will define music as the eternal mysteries brought to the material plane through the mental processes aided by a kenotic jar composed of synoptic nerves, brains tissues and blood vessels running through on veins, arteries and plumenary larger veins. This most fascinating episode is the ability to settle human problems, and serves as a common language where every man and woman, every species, even animals in the new world order has come to understand. If this is true, then humanity is not far from their victory over war and pestilence. If we must triumph in our peaceful world order, then we must find a uniform agreement to resolve our conflict. And this was exactly my stand during the world conference on Peace and Conflict Resolution, I was confident that if football, and general sports could height global relationship, and served as a platform to ensuring that all nations of the world, even the warring ones partake in this result oriented goals. Because through sports, a gap of social inconsequences is filled, ethical standards through a unified consensus is agreed upon, and the polity growing in a huge percentage increase per head. It therefore means that the standard of living per head in a given locality is increased through sports by more than 234.87% and this of course is a yielding result and success. Among the general sports which includes football, music stands supreme, because in music, the life of a nation is born and destroyed, whether you agree or disagree, that is my opinion.
Music can be defined by some, and to some, they are daft on the proper definition of Music. Some people think singing is fun, and part of Human random living to survive so they say. But hey, do you know what I think about this, I think Music is beyond fun, it is entrapped in the spirit of Humanity, because through it the soul flows Para-crux. When people sing, they think all they do is sing and people listen to their music either natured voice in what manners they might come from. But I have a different opinion about this; it is not a general one though, yet it might be right or wrong it all depends on how people perceive it in terms of our views of reasoning.
Music is just like the simple illustration of the psychological TAT (thematic Aperceptual Test), which is used in testing IQs in most cases. When you line up a music quiz for people to choose from, they will certainly choose differently, at least we all have our physical and biological otherwise physiological mind-set and body frames. It also boils down to the bio-chemical reactions within the innate man as they say. People that sings, do not just do so because they love it, no, this is not what drive they to music or to sing, rather they are displaying the uncontrollable well nigh controllable in them. As they sing, a mystery of the inner world is revealed and through poetic diverse, it is exposed for somehow first time to the audible hearings.
From the realm of Music comes the power that makes this flow perfect, and that is the lyrics and the vibes. They come in stratas such as sounds and the melodies, the cues they albeit themselves, all this combined to make us dance without sometimes understanding what we are dancing towards. In our present day ICT, modern and sophisticated world of science and technology which is called “Jettism” by the apologist of modern science. Music has both healing and destroying powers. When we listen to both side effect of it, they are both advantages and disadvantages in themselves. When you listen to either of them, there is usually the magic flux generated, and this ticks from the ordinary to the extra-ordinary in a clockwise or anti-clockwise manner.
From the world of reason to the world of ideas; Plato was paramount in this claim when he said that whatever we do, there is something which is not part of any created things. We see it as being created by our effort through talents, and in this ranges; music, artistry, intelligence and Celebrity. We also go from here to say that we are thus demi-gods and should be worshipped by this very yet a god of itself. We cannot lord over what we do not see, not at all; rather they lord over us, because they are the threshold that determines our reality. So in essence, Music comes from the world of perfection otherwise called the real world, the world of pure-ness. Music is pure, and no matter what sources it comes from, it is nevertheless pure. But even in the purity of this rhythm, there is NESS and Clemency of Un-NESS.
Music is like laughter verse versa, when it comes, it takes charges over our being and consummate the soul; it locks in the corridors of contemplations and wonders. When the spirit of musics finally takes full control, the soul is no where to be found. The soul is hidden for a great spirit to take pre-eminence. And whatever this spirit is, be it music, unexplainable joy and euphoria, I don’t care, but in as much as it can lock the soul and rover for a long time in the pure-ness of the human psyche; therefore, permit me to say that this is Lord over Man, and the care-taker of Humanity here on earth. When it is ready to activate it vital force, all but it moves, while everything remains motionless except what it has possessed, which in this case is the human psyche.
Even the so-called Religion bows to this Force and spirit. In the height of their reason, Saint Augustine liken music as “with him without Equal”, here he succeeded in admonishing our church fathers that without musics and strings of time is improbable, for only the incorporeal can interfere and lord over the corporeal.
The debate of music has never being won by any contemporary critic of music. The real critic of music are like the atheist, who believes in the non-existence of GOD, yet when they are asked how they come to exist, they stand firm in their ugly stiffness to pronounce and support as evidence to their claim the theory of Mendel’s and evolutionist of the 18th century. To say Music is a folly is to look at the mirror and ask yourself who you are, or where you came from. This is pure Irony!
But what else can we say other than, Music has come to stay, and as far as I m concern, in my professional opinion, Music is all that is, and all that exist in the beginning of time. In the beginning, God fashioned the worlds and all that is in them thereof out of sounds, and through the strings of eloquent interplay of sounds, and the co-efficient of effervescent musical models, the very structures of the earth, heavens and the firmament was formed.
In a nutshell, Music is what has become the global language which every human entity seems to understand. I think if men are careful enough, what happened in the biblical context to the tower of Babel will happen likewise if man are cautious enough to dramatically conjure to the healing flows of Music, as correcting all the wrongs of humanity through this synonymous spirit.
I m done!!!