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Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.

Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into a community and find people who need him.

Music, I feel, must be emotional first and intellectual second.

Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.

Music, in the best sense, does not require novelty; nay, the older it is, and the more we are accustomed to it, the greater its effect.

Music, in the past few years... anything singable or understandable is square.

Music, not sex, got me aroused.

Music, of all the liberal arts, has the greatest influence over the passions, and is that to which the legislator ought to give the greatest encouragement.

Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies. It wanders perturbedly through the halls and galleries of the memory, and is often heard again, distinct and living, as when it first displaced the wavelets of the air.

Music, Rock and Roll music especially, is such a generational thing. Each generation must have their own music, I had my own in my generation, you have yours, everyone I know has their own generation.

Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.

Music, when soft voices die Vibrates in the memory.

Music. It's all creativity right here, right now.

Musical comedies aren't written, they are re-written.

Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul, on which they mightily fasten imparting grace.

Next to theology I give to music the highest place and honor. And we see how David and all the saints have wrought their godly thoughts into verse, rhyme, and song.

No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.

No one can any longer write in the fat style of Strauss. That was killed by Stravinsky. He stripped the body of much of its clothes. Music is the craft of building structures with sound and that is what Stravinsky represents.

Nothing is better than music.... It has done more for us than we have the right to hope for.

Oboe - an ill woodwind that nobody blows good.


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