Restoring the Sacred

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Roger Scruton: Music and the Transcendental

Roger Scruton, the English philosopher and writer, delivered the keynote address at the inaugural of The Future of the Symphony Conference in September 2014.  The title of his address was:   Music and the Transcendental.  An edited version of his address was posted today on the website of The Imaginative Conservative, along with some outstanding videos of the music he discusses in his essay.

Rather than attempt to highlight any particular significant quote from his essay, you can read it in its entirety by clicking on the above hyperlink, or you can watch him delivering  it by clicking on the below link: