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George Gurdjieff
The Fourth Way , based on his lectures.

The Herald of Coming Good, G. I. Gurdjieff (1933)

Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson, G. I. Gurdjieff (1950)

In his prospectus for All and Everything, printed at the beginning of each part of the trilogy, Gurdjieff states his aim
in publishing these texts:
FIRST SERIES: Three books under the title of An Objectively Impartial Criticism of the Life of Man, or,
Beelzebubs Tales to His Grandson.
SECOND SERIES: Three books under the common title of Meetings with Remarkable Men.
THIRD SERIES: Four books under the common title of Life Is Real Only Then, When I Am.
All written according to entirely new principles of logical reasoning and strictly directed towards the
solution of the following three cardinal problems:
FIRST SERIES: To destroy, mercilessly, without any compromises whatsoever, in the mentation and
feelings of the reader, the beliefs and views, by centuries rooted in him, about everything existing in the
SECOND SERIES: To acquaint the reader with the material required for a new creation and to prove the
soundness and good quality of it.
THIRD SERIES: To assist the arising, in the mentation and in the feelings of the reader, of a veritable,
non-fantastic representation not of that illusory world which he now perceives, but of the world existing in

Meetings with Remarkable Men , G. I. Gurdjieff (1963)

Scenario of the Ballet: The Struggle of the Magicians , G. I. Gurdjieff

Transcripts of Gurdjieff's Meetings

Life is Real Only Then, When 'I Am': All and Everything... ,
G. I. Gurdjieff (1974)

Views from the Real World gathered talks of G. I. Gurdjieff , by his pupil Olga de Hartmann(1973)

Venture with Ideas (1951) , Kenneth Macfarlane Walker (18821966)


Malamati values and practices

three distinct periods

1) early music, including music from the ballet Struggle of the Magicians and music for early
movements dating to the years around 1918.

2) Gurdjieff-de Hartmann music mid-1920s

Since the publication of four volumes of this piano repertory by Schott, recently completed

new recordings, including orchestral versions of music prepared by Gurdjieff and de Hartmann
for the Movements demonstrations of 192324.

Laudamus: The Music of Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff and Thomas de Hartmann, consisting of a
selection of Gurdjieff/de Hartmann collaborations (

Solo piano versions of these works have been recorded by Cecil Lytle,[60] Keith Jarrett[61] and Frederic Chiu

In all, Gurdjieff in collaboration with de Hartmann composed some 200 pieces.

3) "last musical period"

improvised harmonium music which often followed the dinners Gurdjieff held at his Paris apartment
during the Occupation and immediate post-war years to his death in 1949

In May 2010, 38 minutes of unreleased solo piano music on acetate was purchased by Neil Kempfer
Stocker from the estate

Films of movements demonstrations are occasionally shown for private viewing by the Gurdjieff
Foundations and one is shown in a scene in the Peter Brook movie Meetings with Remarkable Men.

Bjart Ballet Lausanne "T Bjart Maurice - 30 ". 17

2017 - 18 2017. ().

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