Music

  • Music is the deepest of the arts and deep beneath the arts.


    Music

  • The arts are the means by which we can look through the magic casements see what lies beyond.


    Art, Composers, Insight, Music

  • "Feelings are best expressed through music"


    Emotions, Feelings, Music

  • I cannot write poetically, for I am no poet. I cannot make fine artistic phrases that cast light and shadow, for I am no painter. I can neither by signs nor by pantomime express my thoughts and feelings, for I am no dancer; but I can by tones, for I am a musician


    Composers, Inspiration, Music

  • When I am travelling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep; it is on such occasions that ideas flow best and most abundantly.


    Composers, Inspiration, Music

  • There is this tremendous amount of arrogance and hubris, where somebody can look at something for five minutes and dismiss it. Whether you talk about gaming or 20th century classical music, you can't do it in five minutes. You can't listen to 'The Rite of Spring' once and understand what Stravinsky was all about.


    Composers, Music

  • The sonatas of Mozart are too easy for children and too difficult for adults.


    Composers, Music

  • Music is at once the product of feeling and knowledge, for it requires from its disciples, composers and performers alike, not only talent and enthusiasm, but also that knowledge and perception which are the result of protracted study and reflection.


    Composers, Music, Study

  • In Germany we treat classical music as a part of education, but in Britain it is just an entertainment.


    Education, Germany, Music

  • A decoration of silence.


    Music, Silence

  • Without Mozart we still have a great deal of music.We have Bach and Beethoven and Handel and Schumann etc .But with Mozart, we can dance to heaven.


    Composers, Music


  • Debussy was the most French of all composers and the and the most musical of the French .


    Composers, France, Music

  • My favourite instrument is the snare drum. In Scotland, the snare drum is very prominent in Highland bands. The Scottish style of playing is in my blood. It's a very powerful instrument, but it can also be soothing, like velvet. It's a real challenge for composers.


    Music

  • The tuba is certainly the most intestinal of instruments, the very lower bowel of music.


    Music

  • The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.


    Music

  • Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.


    Music

  • Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.


    Music

  • There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.


    Music

  • Without music, life would be a mistake.


    Music

  • The music industry is dominated by guys. I work with men 98 percent of the time - producers, arrangers, musicians, engineers.


    Music

  • The only love affair I have ever had was with music.


    Music