Cassandra's Legacy: The Second Babel Tower: Symphonic Music and the Collapse of the European Cultural Unity
https://cassandralegacy.blogspot.com/2019/06/the-second-babel-tower-symphonic-music.html, posted 2019 by peter in eu history language music war
When Europe lost Latin as a shared communication tool, it was a new Babel Tower: Europeans couldn't understand each other any longer except within the boundaries of their national states. Not surprisingly, people who don't understand each other tend to resort to war to sort out conflicts. But Europeans also tried to replace Latin with some non-verbal tools: one was music. It is a long story that needs to be told from the beginning.