Quotations that match 'music'.

I would do the occasional score. I thought it was the most thrilling thing. It was instant. You made the music and they played it right away to millions of people. I found it thrilling. Elmer Bernstein
[ Away Found Instant Made Millions Most Music Occasional Played Right Score Thing Thought Thrilling Would]
When you do a show five days a week and one night a week, the way I was doing, you use up so much music every day that pretty soon you find yourself hustling for material. Tennessee Ernie Ford
[ Day Days Doing Every Find Five Hustling Material Much Music Night Pretty Show Soon Up Use Way Week Yourself]
I slowly started to drift back into music again. I finally got the call from John... about getting the band back together again. It was so out of the blue. I almost thought that the moment had passed. Roger Andrew Taylor
[ Again Almost Back Band Blue Call Drift Finally Getting Got Had Into John Moment Music Out Passed Slowly Started Thought Together]
Black music has become a commercial commodity. Live performances are not so accessible as they were previously. It use to be possible to go to the bar on the corner and hear music. It was available for a fifteen cent beer. Archie Shepp
[ Accessible Available Bar Become Beer Black Cent Commercial Commodity Corner Fifteen Go Hear Live Music Performances Possible Previously Use Were]
Ideals are not something I can control. It's not logic that convinces me of something, it's what my heart says. My heart has a way of involving me in things, which can only be good for the music. Michelle Shocked
[ Control Convinces Good Heart Ideals Involving Logic Music Only Says Something Things Way Which]
They had the music being piped right out on the street. I'd be three or four blocks from there and I couldn't get there fast enough because I'd hear old Joe holler them words. Jay McShann
[ Because Being Blocks Enough Fast Four Get Had Hear Holler Joe Music Old Out Right Street Them Three Words]
We're all dealt with the same hand here, so to speak. I feel like I've had it a lot better than most people. I've had the opportunity to travel and play music all my life. Levon Helm
[ Better Dealt Feel Had Hand Here Life Lot Most Music Opportunity Play Same Speak Than Travel]
The British may not know much about music, but they certainly loves the noise it makes. Richard Baker
[ British Certainly Know Loves Makes May Much Music Noise]
When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have. Edward W. Howe
[ Good Had Hear Homesick Makes Music Never Something Them Will]
There is nothing stable in the world; uproar's your only music. John Keats
[ Music Nothing Only Stable Uproar World Your]
If I read or listened to critics of our music, I'd have been discouraged a long time ago. Graham Nash
[ Ago Been Critics Discouraged Listened Long Music Our Read Time]
You never really know as an actor; it's completely out of your control, in terms of editing, and music, and film stock, shot selection, and what takes they use. Aaron Eckhart
[ Actor Completely Control Editing Film Know Music Never Out Really Selection Shot Stock Takes Terms Use Your]
In America, for a brief time, people who followed Coltrane were studied and considered important, but it didn't last long. The result is that the kind of music I played in the '60's is completely dismissed in this country as a wrong turn, a suicidal effort. Archie Shepp
[ America Brief Coltrane Completely Considered Country Dismissed Effort Followed Important Kind Last Long Music Played Result Studied Suicidal Time Turn Were Wrong]
If an apprentice does not hear what a master hears, is then that quality not present in the music? Yes and no. In the world in which the apprentice lives no. Robert Fripp
[ Apprentice Does Hear Hears Lives Master Music Present Quality Then Which World Yes]
I don't read music or anything, so when I produce, I go basically by ear. Erykah Badu
[ Anything Basically Ear Go Music Produce Read]
I loved music, and in my ninth year at MIT, I decided to buy a hi-fi set. I figured that all I needed to do was look at the specifications. So I bought what looked like the best one, turned it on, and turned it off in five minutes, the sound was so poor. Amar Bose
[ Best Bought Buy Decided Figured Five Hi-Fi Look Looked Loved Minutes Mit Music Needed Ninth Off Poor Set Sound Specifications Turned Year]
That said, I'd love to do a musical, either in film or on stage. Reese Witherspoon
[ Either Film Love Musical Said Stage]
Even from a listening end now, I'm still completely a fan of music. James Iha
[ Completely End Even Fan Listening Music Now Still]
A translation is no translation, he said, unless it will give you the music of a poem along with the words of it. John Millington Synge
[ Along Give Music Poem Said Translation Unless Will Words]
I think they saw me as something like a deliverer, a way out. My means of expression, my music, was a way in which a lot of people wished they could express themselves and couldn't. Little Richard
[ Could Express Expression Lot Means Music Out Saw Something Themselves Think Way Which Wished]
It's often the case with directors that they don't like to share credit, which is the case of Stanley. He would prefer just A Film By Stanley Kubrick including music and everything. Terry Southern
[ Case Credit Directors Everything Film Including Just Kubrick Music Often Prefer Share Stanley Which Would]
I didn't really want to give up music. Bryan Ferry
[ Give Music Really Up Want]
I had all the normal interests - I played basketball and I headed the school paper. But I also developed very early a great love for music and literature and the theater. Carlisle Floyd
[ Also Basketball Developed Early Great Had Headed Interests Literature Love Music Normal Paper Played School Theater Very]
I'm not really one of those people who believes that if you're a musician you can just leave that behind and start getting into politics. Damon Albarn
[ Behind Believes Getting Into Just Leave Musician Politics Really Start Those]
Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought. E. Y. Harburg
[ Feel Feeling Make Makes Music Song Think Thought Words]
I wasn't really writing with anything commercial in mind I just wanted to create some new music. Billy Sherwood
[ Anything Commercial Create Just Mind Music New Really Some Wanted Writing]
I was never worried that synthesizers would replace musicians. First of all, you have to be a musician in order to make music with a synthesizer. Robert Moog
[ First Make Music Musician Musicians Never Order Replace Synthesizer Synthesizers Worried Would]
Jazz in itself is not struggling. That is, the music itself is not struggling... It's the attitude that's in trouble. My plays insist that we should not forget or toss away our history. August Wilson
[ Attitude Away Forget History Insist Itself Jazz Music Our Plays Should Struggling Toss Trouble]
The experience awakened 'my tremendous musical ambition, which has never subsided to this day. Georg Solti
[ Ambition Awakened Day Experience Musical Never Tremendous Which]
Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Always Because Before Die Getting Know Live Many Music Often Out Ready Runs Still Their Them Time Too Why]
I had a big background in listening to classical music and I started trying to compose, like I was playing the guitar but I heard an orchestra in my head. John Fahey
[ Background Big Classical Compose Guitar Had Head Heard Listening Music Orchestra Playing Started Trying]
Ry Cooder for me is a master, a great master that has a wonderful feel for Cuban music. He's also paid tribute my talent a bit, even though I don't know half of what he knows. Compay Segundo
[ Also Bit Cuban Even Feel Great Half Know Knows Master Music Paid Talent Though Tribute Wonderful]
I will be singing primarily all the songs from the musicals that I have been in from over the years. Elaine Paige
[ Been Musicals Over Primarily Singing Songs Will Years]
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life. Ludwig van Beethoven
[ Between Life Mediator Music Sensual Spiritual]
Right now, it hasn't affected my music other than the fact that I don't have time to write any of it. That's no different from when I first started and I lived at home. I would play the guitar in the afternoon and then my mom or my dad would come home and I'd have to quit. Paul Westerberg
[ Affected Afternoon Any Come Dad Different Fact First Guitar Hasn Home Lived Mom Music Now Other Play Quit Right Started Than Then Time Would Write]
No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music. Billie Holiday
[ Alike Earth Got Music Two Way]
Napster's only alleged liability is for contributory or vicarious infringement. So when Napster's users engage in noncommercial sharing of music, is that activity copyright infringement? No. David Boies
[ Activity Alleged Contributory Copyright Engage Liability Music Napster Only Sharing Users Vicarious]
What I can say is that for may years jazz musicians had to go to Europe, for instance, to be respected and to be sort of treated not in a discriminatory way. I don't think there is anything controversial about me saying that. This is just a fact. Sonny Rollins
[ Anything Controversial Discriminatory Europe Fact Go Had Instance Jazz Just May Musicians Respected Say Saying Sort Think Treated Way Years]
I have a big problem with piped music. I like either silence or to listen to it properly. Sting
[ Big Either Listen Music Problem Properly Silence]
Music is spiritual. The music business is not. Claudio Monteverdi
[ Business Music Spiritual]
Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart. Pablo Casals
[ Beautiful Divine Heart Music Poetic Tell Things Way]
It's just like music when you reckon it up. It's like listening to Pavement it's just The Fall in 1985, isn't it? They haven't got an original idea in their heads. Mark E. Smith
[ Fall Got Haven Heads Idea Just Listening Music Original Pavement Reckon Their Up]
It's a little bit more like I want to give this to the people that are really into it first - I don't have a lot of desire to be like Bon Jovi or something like that, I really want to concentrate on the music. Kip Winger
[ Bit Bon Concentrate Desire First Give Into Jovi Little Lot More Music Really Something Want]
This quality, I mean Geoffrey was with me, was very easy doing - he loved me very much, I loved him very much, and we understood each other so well that it was a pleasure to make music. Victoria de los Angeles
[ Doing Each Easy Geoffrey Him Loved Make Mean Much Music Other Pleasure Quality Understood Very Well]
I like to follow my favorite team and talk sports with my band or fans. You won't believe how many musicians are sports fans. We have so much time on tour that we need these outlets for relaxation. Garth Brooks
[ Band Believe Fans Favorite Follow How Many Much Musicians Need Outlets Relaxation Sports Talk Team These Time Tour Won]
I worked with three people who were doing video music shows before MTV. Nina Blackwood
[ Before Doing Mtv Music Shows Three Video Were Worked]
There are so many opportunities in life, that the loss of two or three capabilities is not necessarily debilitating. A handicap can give you the opportunity to focus more on art, writing, or music. Jim Davis
[ Art Capabilities Debilitating Focus Give Handicap Life Loss Many More Music Necessarily Opportunities Opportunity Three Two Writing]
I don't know if I would qualify as mainstream. I think I have managed to function pretty successfully on the fringes of the music world and have been able to play exactly what I have wanted the way I have wanted. Pat Metheny
[ Able Been Exactly Fringes Function Know Mainstream Managed Music Play Pretty Qualify Successfully Think Wanted Way World Would]
Music has the power to bring people together like no other art form. Michael Franti
[ Art Bring Form Music Other Power Together]
In rap music, even though the element of poetry is very strong, so is the element of the drum, the implication of the dance. Without the beat, its commercial value would certainly be more tenuous. Archie Shepp
[ Beat Certainly Commercial Dance Drum Element Even Implication More Music Poetry Rap Strong Tenuous Though Value Very Without Would]
Good records - from my point of view, where I grew up which was Led Zeppelin and Jethro Tull... bands that were pushing the envelope a little - musically and in production. Kip Winger
[ Bands Envelope Good Grew Jethro Led Little Musically Point Production Pushing Records Tull Up View Were Where Which Zeppelin]
A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them! Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Alas Die Fame Few Magic Music Never Noisy Proud Sing String Their Them Those Touch Win]
At one time, I was persuaded to want to make music, and people answered me that that was not possible. Yannick Noah
[ Answered Make Music Persuaded Possible Time Want]
The Lounge Lizards were relating with a tradition and it was like I was playing within a musical context. The guitar playing stood out as being different in some way. That was a real education for me. Arto Lindsay
[ Being Context Different Education Guitar Lounge Musical Out Playing Real Relating Some Stood Tradition Way Were Within]
Yes, death is strong, but look you, the strongest, Stronger is music than death. Franz Werfel
[ Death Look Music Strong Stronger Strongest Than Yes]
I write music all the time. When I talk about having writer's block, it's more to do with lyrics than anything else. Sarah McLachlan
[ Anything Block Else Having Lyrics More Music Talk Than Time Write Writer]
If you know what you want to do, as I always loved musicals, and then to have been lucky enough to be successful with them, I think that's all you can ask isn't it? I think I don't really think too much about it. I am a bit shy socially, yeah, I admit that. Andrew Lloyd Webber
[ Admit Always Am Ask Been Bit Enough Know Loved Lucky Much Musicals Really Shy Socially Successful Them Then Think Too Want Yeah]
My primary influences were the best jazz players from the 50's and 60's and later some of the pop people from the same time period along with the better of the well known blues musicians. Walter Becker
[ Along Best Better Blues Influences Jazz Known Later Musicians Period Players Pop Primary Same Some Time Well Were]
Music can be made anywhere, is invisible and does not smell. W. H. Auden
[ Anywhere Does Invisible Made Music Smell]
Most good things happen with time; especially music, which needs time to breathe and to find its own way. Greg Ginn
[ Breathe Especially Find Good Happen Most Music Needs Own Things Time Way Which]
We spent a month in LA using a pool of musicians, a string arranger called Benjamin Wright, some great backing singers, and it gave tracks like Dynamite, which was written there, that kind of flavour. Jay Kay
[ Arranger Backing Benjamin Called Dynamite Flavour Gave Great Kind La Month Musicians Pool Singers Some Spent String Tracks Using Which Wright Written]
Mathematics is, as it were, a sensuous logic, and relates to philosophy as do the arts, music, and plastic art to poetry. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Art Arts Logic Mathematics Music Philosophy Plastic Poetry Relates Sensuous Were]
I do listen to other music though, and try to pick up what is good. Nusrat F. A. Khan
[ Good Listen Music Other Pick Though Try Up]
That was the impetus for me to do music or art, because I knew if I didn't try when I was young, then I would get to be in my 40's and I'd be really unhappy that I hadn't. Debbie Harry
[ Art Because Get Hadn Impetus Knew Music Really Then Try Unhappy Would Young]
The whole process of this record was an education for me as a musician. Kenneth Edmonds
[ Education Musician Process Record Whole]
There just is exponentially more money in the movie business than in the music business. As a result there are more people involved in the creative process. Adam Duritz
[ Business Creative Exponentially Involved Just Money More Movie Music Process Result Than]
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats. Albert Schweitzer Pet
[ Cats Life Means Miseries Music Refuge Two]
If New Orleans is allowed to die, a crucial part of the world's music heritage will disappear. Ray Davies
[ Allowed Crucial Die Disappear Heritage Music New Orleans Part Will World]
We thought it would be great to see if you could put pop music back into musical theater. Neil Tennant
[ Back Could Great Into Music Musical Pop Put See Theater Thought Would]
Essentially my contribution was to introduce repetition into Western music as the main ingredient without any melody over it, without anything just repeated patterns, musical patterns. Terry Riley
[ Any Anything Contribution Essentially Ingredient Into Introduce Just Main Melody Music Musical Over Patterns Repeated Repetition Western Without]
I began the process of recording myself seriously in the fall of 1999. If I could finish an album of my own music, I would. Five years later I am happy to say I have. Jack Irons
[ Album Am Began Could Fall Finish Five Happy Later Music Myself Own Process Recording Say Seriously Would Years]
I wanted to get rid of the element that had been considered essential in pop music: the voice. Brian Eno
[ Been Considered Element Essential Get Had Music Pop Rid Voice Wanted]
I'll look at the script and I'll try to find as many books, movies, and pieces of music that I think are going to feed each scene or the character as a whole. Josh Lucas
[ Books Character Each Feed Find Going Look Many Movies Music Pieces Scene Script Think Try Whole]
It's hard for me to think of others because I'm not particularly in sympathy with the music of this century. Alan Hovhaness
[ Because Century Hard Music Others Particularly Sympathy Think]
The British ballads became a new kind of form in their hand. And out of them came the blues, a new kind of song of commentary and satire, a song form which, after all, has become the main musical form of the whole human species. Alan Lomax
[ After Ballads Became Become Blues British Came Commentary Form Hand Human Kind Main Musical New Out Satire Song Species Their Them Which Whole]
If some of our works are symphonies, then wrapped walkways was chamber music. Christo
[ Chamber Music Our Some Symphonies Then Works Wrapped]
I would have to say I might do some stuff, but it's the film that's appealing. I was raised on film. My musical experience is all via film, it's not from classical music. Danny Elfman
[ Appealing Classical Experience Film Might Music Musical Raised Say Some Stuff Via Would]
I don't think I'm really so unique. If every black person looked at their life they would quickly discover that they have been influenced by every type of music prevalent in America. Roy Ayers
[ America Been Black Discover Every Influenced Life Looked Music Person Prevalent Quickly Really Their Think Type Unique Would]
More labels should be like that. Instead of putting these records out myself, I should have just signed with them, but they probably don't like my music (laughs). Matthew Sweet
[ Instead Just Labels Laughs More Music Myself Out Probably Putting Records Should Signed Them These]
Maybe if I knew music I couldn't do what I am doing. Alberta Hunter
[ Am Doing Knew Maybe Music]
Even before Europe was united in an economic level or was conceived at the level of economic interests and trade, it was culture that united all the countries of Europe. The arts, literature, music are the connecting link of Europe. Dario Fo
[ Arts Before Conceived Connecting Countries Culture Economic Europe Even Interests Level Link Literature Music Trade United]
There was this mountain village in Russia where my music was getting in on some German radio station. I remember this because music used to get up to Saskatchewan from Texas. Late at night after the local station closed down. Joni Mitchell
[ After Because Closed Down German Get Getting Late Local Mountain Music Night Radio Remember Russia Saskatchewan Some Station Texas Up Used Village Where]
I always thought I was singing American folk music. Lonnie Donegan
[ Always American Folk Music Singing Thought]
And I like messing around in the engine room of music. Seeing what happens in the rhythm section area. Bill Bruford
[ Area Around Engine Happens Messing Music Rhythm Room Section Seeing]
You must surrender whatever preconceptions you have about music if you're really interested in it. Cecil Taylor
[ Interested Music Must Preconceptions Really Surrender Whatever]
Curtain! Fast music! Light! Ready for the last finale! Great! The show looks good, the show looks good! Florenz Ziegfeld
[ Curtain Fast Finale Good Great Last Light Looks Music Ready Show]
Jazz is the only music in which the same note can be played night after night but differently each time. Ornette Coleman
[ After Differently Each Jazz Music Night Note Only Played Same Time Which]
When one puts up a building one makes an elaborate scaffold to get everything into its proper place. But when one takes the scaffold down, the building must stand by itself with no trace of the means by which it was erected. That is how a musician should work. Andres Segovia
[ Building Down Elaborate Erected Everything Get How Into Itself Makes Means Musician Must Place Proper Puts Scaffold Should Stand Takes Trace Up Which Work]
A good country song takes a page out of somebody's life and puts it to music. Conway Twitty
[ Country Good Life Music Out Page Puts Somebody Song Takes]
Mars is really different, into art. Lydia Lunch is more energy. James Chance is more commercial in a different way, in funk and jazz. They were all doing original things, trying to create their own sound and music. I think they're all great. Ikue Mori
[ Art Chance Commercial Create Different Doing Energy Funk Great Into James Jazz Lunch Mars More Music Original Own Really Sound Their Things Think Trying Way Were]
I get the music, I get the beats. And I go to the studios and write the lyrics. Obie Trice
[ Beats Get Go Lyrics Music Studios Write]
I do a lot of performing, but don't get a chance to go to the studio and write good music. Bobby McFerrin
[ Chance Get Go Good Lot Music Performing Studio Write]
People make music to get a reaction. Music is communication. Yoko Ono
[ Communication Get Make Music Reaction]
I'm not trying to clock scores in this lifetime, it's just that things are better now than they were like five, ten years ago. Music has gotten a lot better. There's a lot of people who are committed to - soulfully. Jerry Garcia
[ Ago Better Clock Committed Five Gotten Just Lifetime Lot Music Now Scores Ten Than Things Trying Were Years]
Music at times is more like perfume than mathematics. Gabriel Marcel
[ Mathematics More Music Perfume Than Times]
The Doors were never that good as musicians. Ray Manzarek
[ Doors Good Musicians Never Were]
My music is my way to rearrange the world according to my own hopes. Stephan Jenkins
[ According Hopes Music Own Rearrange Way World]
The lyrics are constructed as empirically as the music. I don't set out to say anything very important. Brian Eno
[ Anything Constructed Empirically Important Lyrics Music Out Say Set Very]
I think most musicians do like to have a laugh. Neil Innes
[ Laugh Most Musicians Think]
So, when you divide the world into music lovers, music fans and then those people who are just very casual about their music, it's wallpaper to them, it's elevator music, it's just the thing that's playing in the background that helps them through their day. Michael Stipe
[ Background Casual Day Divide Elevator Fans Helps Into Just Lovers Music Playing Their Them Then Thing Those Through Very Wallpaper World]
I just think people should find the music that helps them through the day and enjoy that. I've never felt like, if somebody does or doesn't like what I'm doing, it's a morality issue. Amy Grant
[ Day Does Doing Enjoy Felt Find Helps Issue Just Morality Music Never Should Somebody Them Think Through]
The Gershwin legacy is extraordinary because George Gershwin died in 1937, but his music is as fresh and vital today as when he originally created it. Michael Feinstein
[ Because Created Died Extraordinary Fresh George Gershwin His Legacy Music Originally Today Vital]
When I first started to get into writing, it was via music. I'd generate ideas for songs that would turn into stories, then they'd turn into novels. I was biased toward music. Irvine Welsh
[ Biased First Generate Get Ideas Into Music Novels Songs Started Stories Then Toward Turn Via Would Writing]
I am a musician, but I'm another type of musician. Sun Ra
[ Am Another Musician Type]
What we don't need in country music is divisiveness, public criticism of each other, and some arbitrary judgement of what belongs and what doesn't. Charley Pride
[ Arbitrary Belongs Country Criticism Divisiveness Each Judgement Music Need Other Public Some]
It's just that back then we didn't know that was considered being a coproducer. I would sit on the side and say what I wanted musically, but at the time we thought if you aren't the one playing it, you don't get the credit. Now you'll start seeing my name listed as producer. Missy Elliot
[ Back Being Considered Credit Get Just Know Listed Musically Name Now Playing Producer Say Seeing Side Sit Start Then Thought Time Wanted Would]
Music is there to enrich your life and make you aware of things in a slightly different way. Andrew Eldritch
[ Aware Different Enrich Life Make Music Slightly Things Way Your]
That by listening to some music, by reading some books, by looking at paintings, and most important by hanging out with one another - by collaborating with one another and creating your own network - you can achieve something that is much better than what is out there. David Amram
[ Achieve Another Better Books Collaborating Creating Hanging Important Listening Looking Most Much Music Network Out Own Paintings Reading Some Something Than Your]
I thought my life would seem more interesting with a musical score and a laugh track. Bill Watterson
[ Interesting Laugh Life More Musical Score Seem Thought Track Would]
Jazz of the sort we play is a happy, extroverted music. You don't have to think about it too much. Chris Barber
[ Extroverted Happy Jazz Much Music Play Sort Think Too]
The office of President is a great one; to every true American it seems the greatest on earth. And to me, as I was engaged in weaving a background of music for the pageantry of it, there came a deeper realization of the effect of that office on the man. John Philip Sousa
[ American Background Came Deeper Earth Effect Engaged Every Great Greatest Man Music Office President Realization Seems True Weaving]
As an example, one of the schools I have been studying is too small to compete effectively in most sports, but participates with vigor each year in the state music contests. James S. Coleman
[ Been Compete Contests Each Effectively Example Most Music Participates Schools Small Sports State Studying Too Vigor Year]
If you can make the family life and the music work together that's wonderful. If you can make it work. Edwin Starr
[ Family Life Make Music Together Wonderful Work]
Music is a lady that I still love because she gives me the air that I breathe. We need all sorts of nourishment. And music satisfies and nourishes the hunger within ourselves for connection and harmony. Cat Stevens
[ Air Because Breathe Connection Gives Harmony Hunger Lady Love Music Need Nourishes Nourishment Ourselves Satisfies She Sorts Still Within]
Musicians can run this state better than politicians. We won't get a lot done in the mornings, but we'll work late and be honest. Kinky Friedman
[ Better Done Get Honest Late Lot Mornings Musicians Politicians Run State Than Won Work]
The beautiful thing about hip-hop is it's like an audio collage. You can take any form of music and do it in a hip-hop way and it'll be a hip-hop song. That's the only music you can do that with. Talib Kweli
[ Any Audio Beautiful Collage Form Hip-Hop Music Only Song Take Thing Way]
The people who know nothing about music are the ones always talking about it. Nat King Cole
[ Always Know Music Nothing Ones Talking]
Growing up, I fantasized about being a rock musician and that somehow it would be really easy. I didn't realize that it's so much work. Sean Lennon
[ Being Easy Fantasized Growing Much Musician Realize Really Rock Somehow Up Work Would]
I took the ET job because I wanted to stop traveling and they said I would only work half a day. Then I could work on music the rest of the day. They put in my contract that I wouldn't work after 1 P.M. John Tesh
[ After Because Contract Could Day Et Half Job Music Only Put Rest Said Stop Then Took Traveling Wanted Work Would]
And then the last album, "Get It", was done over a shorter period of time and I started using other musicians, as opposed to playing all the instruments myself like I did on the other two. Dave Edmunds
[ Album Did Done Get Instruments Last Musicians Myself Opposed Other Over Period Playing Shorter Started Then Time Two Using]
Though everything else may appear shallow and repulsive, even the smallest task in music is so absorbing, and carries us so far away from town, country, earth, and all worldly things, that it is truly a blessed gift of God. Felix Mendelssohn
[ Absorbing Appear Away Blessed Carries Country Earth Else Even Everything Far Gift God May Music Repulsive Shallow Smallest Task Things Though Town Truly Us Worldly]
As far as my solo record, I don't want a gold record or anything, I'm happy to be small and to have the people appreciate the music who really like me for being me. John Frusciante
[ Anything Appreciate Being Far Gold Happy Music Really Record Small Solo Want]
I am just glad that I can take the music to the people who want to hear it. I love my audiences. I am deeply indebted to them for giving me the chance to sing my concerts, make records, and do what I love. Whatever people call it, it is great to have a voice! Judy Collins
[ Am Audiences Call Chance Concerts Deeply Giving Glad Great Hear Indebted Just Love Make Music Records Sing Take Them Voice Want Whatever]
I do not think that music keeps evolving. It evolved through Bach; since then, in my humble opinion, all the innovations added nothing. Gordon Getty
[ Added Bach Evolved Evolving Humble Innovations Keeps Music Nothing Opinion Since Then Think Through]
I didn't have a lot of overtly political songs. I think it was more the actions of the group that were threatening to the authorities, and also our political philosophies apart from the music. Greg Ginn
[ Actions Also Apart Authorities Group Lot More Music Our Philosophies Political Songs Think Threatening Were]
I don't think there's ever been any music quite like what we came up with. Bonnie Raitt
[ Any Been Came Ever Music Quite Think Up]
But, yeah, as far as Asian Americans go, I hope they know they can look at me and see that they can do music on their own, within a band or just on their own, and not feel like there's any barriers. I've never felt any particular barriers myself, being who I am. James Iha
[ Am Americans Any Asian Band Barriers Being Far Feel Felt Go Hope Just Know Look Music Myself Never Own Particular See Their Within Yeah]
If you're dealing with a musical in which you're trying to tell a story, it's got to sound like speech. At the same time it's got to be a song. Stephen Sondheim
[ Dealing Got Musical Same Song Sound Speech Story Tell Time Trying Which]
There's nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it. Mickey Hart Music
[ Music Nothing Relieve Soul Uplift]
I expect the audience to come up to my level. I am not interested in compromising my music to make it palatable to an assumed sub-standard mass. Don Ellis
[ Am Assumed Audience Come Compromising Expect Interested Level Make Mass Music Palatable Up]
The music business is motivated by money. Music is motivated by energy and feelings. Erykah Badu
[ Business Energy Feelings Money Motivated Music]
I usually think in terms of music. Shane West
[ Music Terms Think Usually]
Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light. Claude Debussy
[ Arithmetic Geometry Light Music Optics Sounds]
When we started making electronic music I imagined that the reaction we got from the rock musicians must have been similar to the one the beat groups got from people like my dad. Trevor Horn
[ Beat Been Dad Electronic Got Groups Imagined Making Music Musicians Must Reaction Rock Similar Started]
When I recorded Contra la Puerta, I never really thought out doing the material live. Mostly because I haven't really seen any electronic music performed live in an interesting way. Jim Coleman
[ Any Because Contra Doing Electronic Haven Interesting La Live Material Mostly Music Never Out Performed Really Recorded Seen Thought Way]
After I retired and came off the road, I gathered up all my musical instruments and suddenly, I wanted them all to be perfect. Tom T. Hall
[ After Came Gathered Instruments Musical Off Perfect Retired Road Suddenly Them Up Wanted]
You don't need any brains to listen to music. Luciano Pavarotti
[ Any Brains Listen Music Need]
Well, I think music for kids is never anything but experimental is it? Fred Frith
[ Anything Experimental Kids Music Never Think Well]
A musicologist is a man who can read music but can't hear it. Thomas Beecham
[ Hear Man Music Musicologist Read]
I enjoy listening to classical music and heavy metal. I play basketball and try to go diving at least once a year. I don't really have hobbies in the traditional sense... I engage in too many activities already through the actions of my characters. Alan Dean Foster
[ Actions Activities Already Basketball Characters Classical Diving Engage Enjoy Go Heavy Hobbies Least Listening Many Metal Music Once Play Really Sense Through Too Traditional Try Year]
The many sounds of Memphis shaped my early musical career and continue to be an inspiration to this day. Justin Timberlake
[ Career Continue Day Early Inspiration Many Memphis Musical Shaped Sounds]
My music will go on forever. Maybe it's a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever. Bob Marley
[ Facts Fool Forever Go Know Maybe Music Say Will]
The tango is really a combination of many cultures, though it eventually became the national music of Argentina. Yo-Yo Ma
[ Argentina Became Combination Cultures Eventually Many Music National Really Tango Though]
In nearly all ballads, the words set the mood and meaning, while the music intensifies or enhances them. Kate Smith
[ Ballads Enhances Intensifies Meaning Mood Music Nearly Set Them While Words]
I think it was 37 years that I did music. Barbara Mandrell
[ Did Music Think Years]
I don't ever balk at being considered a Motown person, because Motown is the greatest musical event that ever happened in the history of music. Smokey Robinson
[ Balk Because Being Considered Event Ever Greatest Happened History Motown Music Musical Person]
If you take the creation of music and the creation of your own life values as your overall goal, then living becomes a musical process. Cecil Taylor
[ Becomes Creation Goal Life Living Music Musical Overall Own Process Take Then Values Your]
You can fill this table up with people who are racist, homophobic, Satanist worshippers, sexist and we can be arguing but if you put on a song, I guarantee that people will stop and listen and that's what I love about music, it can bring people together. Charles King
[ Arguing Bring Fill Guarantee Homophobic Listen Love Music Put Satanist Sexist Song Stop Table Together Up Will Worshippers]
I need drama in my life to keep making music. Eminem
[ Drama Keep Life Making Music Need]
We just sang real simple songs in a simple way that got to people. We didn't try to tart them up with orchestral arrangements and all the stuff. We were all blues fanatics. We like R+B and blues and simple, gut-feeling music. Mick Ralphs
[ Arrangements Blues Fanatics Got Just Music Orchestral Real Sang Simple Songs Stuff Tart Them Try Up Way Were]
I think the feelings in my music were suggested to me before I even had the ability to play music. John Frusciante
[ Ability Before Even Feelings Had Music Play Suggested Think Were]
My earliest professional musical experiences were really as a session player, and every day was an adventure. Three sessions a day, every day, and you never knew who you would be working with until you arrived at the studio. Rick Wakeman
[ Adventure Arrived Day Earliest Every Experiences Knew Musical Never Player Professional Really Session Sessions Studio Three Until Were Working Would]
I would never have become music director of the Chicago Symphony, which would have been an extremely sad loss. Georg Solti
[ Become Been Chicago Director Extremely Loss Music Never Sad Symphony Which Would]
Music is not a commodity, it's a resource. Michelle Shocked
[ Commodity Music Resource]
When it all started, record companies - and there were many of them, and this was a good thing - were run by people who loved records, people like Ahmet Ertegun, who ran Atlantic Records, who were record collectors. They got in it because they loved music. David Crosby
[ Atlantic Because Collectors Companies Good Got Loved Many Music Ran Record Records Run Started Them Thing Were]
Everybody on our cast is very musically talented, except for me. Blake Lively
[ Cast Everybody Except Musically Our Talented Very]
Every time you go in, it's like starting over. You don't know how you did the other records. You're learning all over. It's some weird musician amnesia, or maybe the road wipes it out. Beck
[ Amnesia Did Every Go How Know Learning Maybe Musician Other Out Over Records Road Some Starting Time Weird Wipes]
I don't really mind what people say about my love life or anything like that, but the one thing is that, yes, I do sing and write all my own music. That is something that I hold really dear. And yeah, I made a fool of myself in front of the world, but it was also great to pick myself back up and go on tour. Ashlee Simpson
[ Also Anything Back Dear Fool Front Go Great Hold Life Love Made Mind Music Myself Own Pick Really Say Sing Something Thing Tour Up World Write Yeah Yes]
It's taken folk a while to come around, hasn't it? Even the boys in the band weren't too sure about the whole art thing. They just wanted me to concentrate on the music. But they respect it now. Ron Wood
[ Around Art Band Boys Come Concentrate Even Folk Hasn Just Music Now Respect Sure Taken Thing Too Wanted Weren While Whole]
I really wanted to pursue music, but all those other girls are doing it and it is annoying. Alexa Vega
[ Annoying Doing Girls Music Other Pursue Really Those Wanted]
The fountain of youth with the youthful young musician is one meaning, and the fountain of youth with the youthful energy of the leader is another meaning. Roy Haynes
[ Another Energy Fountain Leader Meaning Musician Young Youth Youthful]
Music itself is a great source of relaxation. Parts of it anyway. Working in the studio, that's not relaxing, but playing an instrument that I don't know how to play is unbelievably relaxing, because I don't have any pressure on me. Jackson Browne
[ Any Anyway Because Great How Instrument Itself Know Music Parts Play Playing Pressure Relaxation Relaxing Source Studio Unbelievably Working]
Music for me is an emotional thing and it really does make me happy. It's not a tool for me to get fame or see my face in the papers or anything like that. It's about the fact that I really do enjoy it. Ville Valo
[ Anything Does Emotional Enjoy Face Fact Fame Get Happy Make Music Papers Really See Thing Tool]
When rock came along the lyrics and melodies became less important and it bothered me to think that perhaps they might not regain the value they have to music - they are music. Dinah Shore
[ Along Became Bothered Came Important Less Lyrics Melodies Might Music Perhaps Regain Rock Think Value]
My dad wanted me to play when I was a kid, so I learned to play the guitar. I pursued a career in music because I love it so much and I enjoy what it does to those who hear it. Randy Travis
[ Because Career Dad Does Enjoy Guitar Hear Kid Learned Love Much Music Play Pursued Those Wanted]
Negro music and culture are intrinsically improvisational, existential. Nothing is sacred. After a decade, a musical idea, no matter how innovative, is threatened. Archie Shepp
[ After Culture Decade Existential How Idea Improvisational Innovative Intrinsically Matter Music Musical Negro Nothing Sacred Threatened]
Music history has flowed under the bridges for many years. Gavin Bryars
[ Bridges Flowed History Many Music Under Years]
I had to resign myself, many years ago, that I'm not too articulate when it comes to explaining how I feel about things. But my music does it for me, it really does. David Bowie
[ Ago Articulate Comes Does Explaining Feel Had How Many Music Myself Really Resign Things Too Years]
We were playing popular music, but we were doing our own arrangements because we were too lazy to sit down and figure out the originals. Tommy Shaw
[ Arrangements Because Doing Down Figure Lazy Music Originals Our Out Own Playing Popular Sit Too Were]
I made a lot of different experiments with tapes at that time, until I finally realized around 1995, that sound is an interesting subject for me. Ever since then sound got more and more integrated into my art works, musically as well as physically. Alva Noto
[ Around Art Different Ever Experiments Finally Got Integrated Interesting Into Lot Made More Musically Physically Realized Since Sound Subject Tapes Then Time Until Well Works]
Our show doesn't rely on the typical whistles and bells, and smoke and mirrors. It relies mostly on the music. Juice Newton
[ Bells Mirrors Mostly Music Our Relies Rely Show Smoke Typical Whistles]
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. Ronnie James Dio
[ Each Especially Everyone Generation Had Know Music Must Own Rock Roll Such Their Thing Yours]
If we ask a vague question, such as, 'What is poetry?' we expect a vague answer, such as, 'Poetry is the music of words,' or 'Poetry is the linguistic correction of disorder.' A. R. Ammons
[ Answer Ask Correction Disorder Expect Linguistic Music Poetry Question Such Vague Words]
And there's some Latino music I like, and some reggae music. Merle Haggard
[ Latino Music Reggae Some]
Let's keep the music with us. We'll always have it. Krist Novoselic
[ Always Keep Music Us]
But Dennis was a really solid musician, and we really needed somebody who could play bass like him. Neil Innes
[ Bass Could Dennis Him Musician Needed Play Really Solid Somebody]
I was introduced to country music around a campfire on a farm. Gavin DeGraw
[ Around Campfire Country Farm Introduced Music]
I think PSP is going to be the most successful handheld entertainment device ever. What it will do in terms of the versatility, obviously you can download music to it, and you'll be able to enjoy all your great tunes on it. Ian Jackson
[ Able Device Download Enjoy Entertainment Ever Going Great Handheld Most Music Obviously Psp Successful Terms Think Tunes Versatility Will Your]
I'd just like to inspire people to be themselves and do what they want and not conform to the rigid guidelines of the music or entertainment business. Juliana Hatfield
[ Business Conform Entertainment Guidelines Inspire Just Music Rigid Themselves Want]
However in countries outside of Japan I think game music is still a potential growth market that has not yet developed to the extent that we are seeing in Japan. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Countries Developed Extent Game Growth However Japan Market Music Outside Potential Seeing Still Think Yet]
Anybody can write music of a sort. But touching the public heart is quite another thing. John Philip Sousa
[ Another Anybody Heart Music Public Quite Sort Thing Touching Write]
Earlier in my life, I performed a lot of music. Some of it because I felt it was a demonstration, or a representation of certain intellectual concepts that were very exciting and important. Michael Tilson Thomas
[ Because Certain Concepts Demonstration Earlier Exciting Felt Important Intellectual Life Lot Music Performed Representation Some Very Were]
And now, I still really don't care that much but now I have music playing all the time at home, which is a first for me. Whatever. Everything from Ani DiFranco to Dave Matthews to Jack Johnson and Norah Jones. Jennifer Garner
[ Care Dave Everything First Home Jack Johnson Jones Matthews Much Music Norah Now Playing Really Still Time Whatever Which]
Miles Davis was a master. In every phase of his career, he understood that this music was a tribute to the African muse. Cassandra Wilson
[ African Career Davis Every His Master Miles Muse Music Phase Tribute Understood]
When I was a kid, I went through a lot of musical phases, and one was when I'd learn everything that The Beatles ever recorded. After I started drums, I fell in love with their music so much that I just wanted to learn everything. Eric Carr
[ After Beatles Drums Ever Everything Fell Just Kid Learn Lot Love Much Music Musical Phases Recorded Started Their Through Wanted Went]
I publish my own music. I'm creating my own songbook. It works that way for me; I'm very independent. David Friedman
[ Creating Independent Music Own Publish Songbook Very Way Works]
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too. Carter Burwell
[ Director Enjoying Hopefully Music Myself Please Too Write]
In symphonic music, when you are conducting, you do the same thing. You are feeling the whole orchestra, thinking ahead so you can prepare for a change. David Amram
[ Ahead Change Conducting Feeling Music Orchestra Prepare Same Symphonic Thing Thinking Whole]
Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings, without attaching them to events or objects in the world. George Santayana
[ Attaching Events Feelings Form Giving Inner Means Music Objects Our Them Without World]
Jazz music is an intensified feeling of nonchalance. Francoise Sagan
[ Feeling Intensified Jazz Music Nonchalance]
The music business looks like, you know, innocent schoolboys compared to the TV business. They care about nothing but profit. Tom Petty
[ Business Care Compared Innocent Know Looks Music Nothing Profit Tv]
I did a long concert tour in England and Denmark and Sweden, and I also sang for the Soviet people, one of the finest musical audiences in the world. Paul Robeson
[ Also Audiences Concert Denmark Did England Finest Long Musical Sang Soviet Sweden Tour World]
There is something suspicious about music, gentlemen. I insist that she is, by her nature, equivocal. I shall not be going too far in saying at once that she is politically suspect. Thomas Mann
[ Far Gentlemen Going Her Insist Music Nature Once Politically Saying Shall She Something Suspect Suspicious Too]
One thing, when you're an actor, you finish something and then you have to worry about what the next gig is. When you're a musician, you can always write your own stuff, and I'm working on new stuff for a new album right now. Chris Isaak
[ Actor Album Always Finish Gig Musician New Next Now Own Right Something Stuff Then Thing Working Worry Write Your]
Boy bands should be exploded from a great height. They're just pretty people singing music written by others. Eddie Izzard
[ Bands Boy Exploded Great Height Just Music Others Pretty Should Singing Written]
It is a process of finding the right music then planning a costume to fit that style of music. Nancy Kerrigan
[ Costume Finding Fit Music Planning Process Right Style Then]
When you shoot a musical, you're shooting to lipsynch tracks, so we had to figure out our choreography and work out what we wanted to do with each number before we did it. Norman Jewison
[ Before Choreography Did Each Figure Had Musical Number Our Out Shoot Shooting Tracks Wanted Work]
If I would have listened, if I would have understood diabetes like I understood music, maybe these things wouldn't have happened. Marvin Isley
[ Diabetes Happened Listened Maybe Music These Things Understood Would]
Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch; but a musician's music can never be fettered, for it lives first in her heart and mind. Charles de Lint
[ Binds Cold Confine Fettered First Heart Her Iron Lives Mind Music Musician Never Stone Tinker Walls Witch]
When someone pursues music through your music, that's the greatest accolade anybody can get. Rick Springfield
[ Anybody Get Greatest Music Pursues Someone Through Your]
Music's been around a long time, and there's going to be music long after Ray Charles is dead. I just want to make my mark, leave something musically good behind. If it's a big record, that's the frosting on the cake, but music's the main meal. Ray Charles
[ After Around Been Behind Big Cake Charles Dead Going Good Just Leave Long Main Make Mark Meal Music Musically Ray Record Something Time Want]
I've been writing Indian music for a while. Indian music is about Mother Earth, and mine is no exception. Jimmy Carl Black
[ Been Earth Exception Indian Mine Mother Music While Writing]
I always knew, that in some way, I'd be connected to, and involved in, the music business. Jeff Healey
[ Always Business Connected Involved Knew Music Some Way]
I remember Tim telling me that he had an idea for a musical and he said to me that he was hoping that ABBA would be writing the music, which I thought was a pretty wild idea because they were obviously known very much as pop writers. Elaine Paige
[ Abba Because Had Hoping Idea Known Much Music Musical Obviously Pop Pretty Remember Said Telling Thought Tim Very Were Which Wild Would Writers Writing]
I am consciously not trying to bring in World Music elements. The ways that I work and feel are completely different in how they sound than someone playing the Kora in Africa would play it. Joanna Newsom
[ Africa Am Bring Completely Consciously Different Elements Feel How Music Play Playing Someone Sound Than Trying Ways Work World Would]
Why do you have to retire at 65? Why can't you start at 70? You know, like wine. Why can't music be that way? My new band, we're playing stuff that's never been done before. Herbie Mann
[ Band Been Before Done Know Music Never New Playing Retire Start Stuff Way Why Wine]
Well, remember that we were all members of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. Joseph Jarman
[ Advancement Association Creative Members Musicians Remember Well Were]
Where words fail, music speaks. Hans Christian Andersen
[ Fail Music Speaks Where Words]
Either your understanding of the meaning of music is there from the beginning or it is not. Gordon Getty
[ Beginning Either Meaning Music Understanding Your]
Musicians don't retire; they stop when there's no more music in them. Louis Armstrong
[ More Music Musicians Retire Stop Them]
Drugs, sex, booze, all the stuff that we wanted to do. The problem was that we didn't want to learn the top 40 'cause most of the music was awful and we had this other idea about what we wanted to do. Wayne Kramer
[ Awful Booze Cause Had Idea Learn Most Music Other Problem Sex Stuff Top Want Wanted]
And so many of the kinds of labels you get stuck with don't really tell the story; Progressive, Art Rock, Noise Music, Downtown - it ends up being a struggle to stay out of debates that other people are having around you. Fred Frith
[ Around Art Being Debates Downtown Ends Get Having Kinds Labels Many Music Noise Other Out Progressive Really Rock Stay Story Struggle Stuck Tell Up]
We deliberately used elements from Brazilian music and from African and Asian music. Now people can hear that but then it sounded so abstract, they couldn't hear it. Arto Lindsay
[ Abstract African Asian Brazilian Deliberately Elements Hear Music Now Sounded Then Used]
My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. Vladimir Nabokov
[ Crime Cruelty Music Oppression Simple Soft Stupidity]
I grew up listening to spiritual music, Blind Willie Johnson and folk. Ben Harper
[ Blind Folk Grew Johnson Listening Music Spiritual Up Willie]
I'm sure if we had made an album that was more traditional would have been released immediately. When we actually play this music on stage and people become familiar with it, it will become more popular. Mick Taylor
[ Actually Album Become Been Familiar Had Immediately Made More Music Play Popular Released Stage Sure Traditional Will Would]
To me, all writing is like music. And especially dialogue. I studied music in college; that is what I wanted to be, a composer. Acting got me sidetracked. Dirk Benedict
[ Acting College Composer Dialogue Especially Got Music Sidetracked Studied Wanted Writing]
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues. Mark Knopfler
[ Blues Delta Folk Heaven Idea Meets Music Place Where]
If rock-and-roll is well done, there's nothing so terribly wrong with that kind of music. But the lyrics are another story. Kate Smith
[ Another Done Kind Lyrics Music Nothing Story Terribly Well Wrong]
It seems like bluegrass people have more great stories to tell than other musicians. Dan Fogelberg
[ Bluegrass Great More Musicians Other Seems Stories Tell Than]
The great thing about being the son of Maya Angelou is that I had the good fortune to grow up around some of the greatest black artists, dancers, singers, musicians, and actors of our time. Guy Johnson
[ Actors Angelou Around Artists Being Black Dancers Fortune Good Great Greatest Grow Had Maya Musicians Our Singers Some Son Thing Time Up]
I'm a musician first, a food-lover second, a dirty mouth with feet, and a girl last time I checked. Tori Amos
[ Checked Dirty Feet First Girl Last Mouth Musician Second Time]
All music is beautiful. Billy Strayhorn Music
[ Beautiful Music]
My upbringing made me think that real legitimate music is written, not heard. Dan Fogelberg
[ Heard Legitimate Made Music Real Think Upbringing Written]
I wouldn't want to be ideological about it but I think of it as being the best way to approach this kind of playing. I don't think it works in other music, other kinds of playing. Derek Bailey
[ Approach Being Best Ideological Kind Kinds Music Other Playing Think Want Way Works]
The Goth character was a difficult thing to get my head round. I'm not really a fan of Goth music. I'm more a piano and guitar man - that's what I love. Richard Fleeshman
[ Character Difficult Fan Get Goth Guitar Head Love Man More Music Piano Really Round Thing]
I also have a big love of classical music played on piano because this is the environment I grew up in my brother being one of the great masters in this world. Suzi Quatro
[ Also Because Being Big Brother Classical Environment Great Grew Love Masters Music Piano Played Up World]
That's the exact concept behind the music: to take that kind of, I guess whatever you want to call it, jazz sensibility - but not have it be about solos. Charlie Hunter
[ Behind Call Concept Exact Guess Jazz Kind Music Sensibility Solos Take Want Whatever]
It wasn't until I was about 17 or 18 years old that I got into music. Christina Milian
[ Got Into Music Old Until Years]
Others are keen to see if natives other than us live better than we do, without heat in pipes, ice in boxes, sunshine in bulbs, music on disks, or images gliding over a pale screen. Ella Maillart
[ Better Boxes Bulbs Disks Gliding Heat Ice Images Keen Live Music Natives Other Others Over Pale Pipes Screen See Sunshine Than Us Without]
I personally do not write highbrow music. If I do, it's by accident. Gordon Getty
[ Accident Highbrow Music Personally Write]
I was born and trained to communicate music, just as the sons were born and trained to hunt, and I was lucky to have grown up in Hungary, a country that lives and breathes music-that has a passionate belief in the power of music as a celebration of life. Georg Solti
[ Belief Born Breathes Celebration Communicate Country Grown Hungary Hunt Just Life Lives Lucky Music Passionate Power Sons Trained Up Were]
Like, I kind of developed my musical style in a vacuum. Even though I listen to a lot of stuff, the way I wrote was in my bedroom, really privately. It's still the way I write, actually. Liz Phair
[ Actually Bedroom Developed Even Kind Listen Lot Musical Privately Really Still Stuff Style Though Vacuum Way Write Wrote]
The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician. Louis Armstrong
[ Gone Important Jazz Memory Musician Things]
I don't play pyrotechnic scales. I play about frustration, patience, anger. Music is an extension of my soul. Dick Dale
[ Anger Extension Frustration Music Patience Play Scales Soul]
I'm a self-taught musician aside from what I've been able to pick up from other players. Walter Becker
[ Able Aside Been Musician Other Pick Players Self-Taught Up]
Music is such a problem in the time it takes. Harrison Birtwistle
[ Music Problem Such Takes Time]
You have a wine tasting of different years, and we're sort of doing that with our music, giving them a taste of what Journey used to be like. Jonathan Cain
[ Different Doing Giving Journey Music Our Sort Taste Tasting Them Used Wine Years]
I would love to hear all types of Christian artists played all over the world. I'd love to hear good, positive mainstream music played all over the place. I'd love to be able to bring music together. But I have not deserted Christ. I have not deserted my faith. Stacie Orrico
[ Able Artists Bring Christ Christian Deserted Faith Good Hear Love Mainstream Music Over Place Played Positive Together Types World Would]
I don't know any musician who got to the top without hard work. Take whoever you want. They all work bloody hard, harder than you think. Gavin Rossdale
[ Any Bloody Got Hard Harder Know Musician Take Than Think Top Want Whoever Without Work]
When you sit down and think about what rock 'n' roll music really is, then you have to change that question. Played up-tempo, you call it rock 'n' roll; at a regular tempo, you call it rhythm and blues. Little Richard
[ Blues Call Change Down Music Played Question Really Regular Rhythm Rock Roll Sit Tempo Then Think]
Every music - except dance music, which is for dancing, I suppose - is for the spirit of the human being, and not for the body. Klaus Schulze
[ Being Body Dance Dancing Every Except Human Music Spirit Suppose Which]
Success breeds volume, and it's just amazing how many young writers, artists, and musicians there are in town. Steven Curtis Chapman
[ Amazing Artists Breeds How Just Many Musicians Success Town Volume Writers Young]
But I love how people who are musical, they know how to dress. Amy Sedaris
[ Dress How Know Love Musical]
It took us two years to get our first real gig. That was a big dream. We ended up booking a lot of our own gigs and putting on a lot of our own shows. We were trying to get our actual music across, trying to make a connection there. Greg Ginn
[ Across Actual Big Booking Connection Dream Ended First Get Gig Gigs Lot Make Music Our Own Putting Real Shows Took Trying Two Up Us Were Years]
So many things can drive you mad as a child, not only music. Itzhak Perlman
[ Child Drive Mad Many Music Only Things]
We'd like to think that our music will always be bigger than any one of our individual personalities. Chester Bennington
[ Always Any Bigger Individual Music Our Personalities Than Think Will]
The reasons why I left were to do with my interest in Buddhism. There were experiences over a period of about six months which caused me to decide to give up music, so one morning I felt I had to go to E.G. Management and tell them. Jamie Muir
[ Buddhism Caused Decide Experiences Felt Give Go Had Interest Left Management Months Morning Music Over Period Reasons Six Tell Them Up Were Which Why]
Music is 10% exhilaration and 90% utter disappointment. John Barrow
[ Disappointment Exhilaration Music Utter]
Certainly one of the more common experiences in the jazz field is discovering someone new. Improvising musicians are capable of being musical travelers, voyagers. We want to join in on whatever we hear. There is a freedom to wander the musical landscape. Gary Burton
[ Being Capable Certainly Common Discovering Experiences Field Freedom Hear Improvising Jazz Join Landscape More Musical Musicians New Someone Travelers Wander Want Whatever]
Tintinnabulation is an area I sometimes wander into when I am searching for answers - in my life, my music, my work. In my dark hours, I have the certain feeling that everything outside this one thing has no meaning. Arvo Part
[ Am Answers Area Certain Dark Everything Feeling Hours Into Life Meaning Music Outside Searching Sometimes Thing Wander Work]
Whatever I do, I attempt to do it fully. I try, and don't always succeed, to be thorough. There are musicians who do not know their worth, and if they knew it at one time, it has eluded them. I know my worth. You try not to dwell in the past. Bill Dixon
[ Always Attempt Dwell Fully Knew Know Musicians Past Succeed Their Them Thorough Time Try Whatever Worth]
By 1969, when I celebrated 45 years in the music business, I also had 45 people in our musical family. Lawrence Welk
[ Also Business Celebrated Family Had Music Musical Our Years]
It's very demanding to make up your own music. Lee Konitz
[ Demanding Make Music Own Up Very Your]
My singing is my hobby. It's me and my brother. We just enjoy writing music. Taryn Manning
[ Brother Enjoy Hobby Just Music Singing Writing]
I wanted something that had the feel of a complete band and a variety of instrument. Apart from doing the album for musical satisfaction, I felt it was an important statement for other women - showing you don't have to rely on other people to do things for you. Danielle Dax
[ Album Apart Band Complete Doing Feel Felt Had Important Instrument Musical Other Rely Satisfaction Showing Something Statement Things Variety Wanted Women]
I guess professionally it began when Hal Hartley used some music of mine in his film The Unbelievable Truth. Jim Coleman
[ Began Film Guess Hal His Mine Music Professionally Some Truth Unbelievable Used]
The only things Mick and I disagree about is the band, the music and what we do. Keith Richards
[ Band Disagree Mick Music Only Things]
I just lived it and did my own thing without looking over my shoulder. I think I'm very lucky, considering when I started everything, and the fact that I have a masters in music, and I've always worked in music, and that's what I wanted to do. Jon Secada
[ Always Considering Did Everything Fact Just Lived Looking Lucky Masters Music Over Own Shoulder Started Thing Think Very Wanted Without Worked]
The Western musical canon came about not merely by accumulation, but by opposition and subversion, both to the ruling powers on whom composers depended for their livelihoods and to other musics. Brian Ferneyhough
[ Accumulation Both Came Canon Composers Depended Livelihoods Merely Musical Musics Opposition Other Powers Ruling Subversion Their Western Whom]
Session musicians kind of respected me because what I was talking about made sense. That all came from an education. Believe me, education does you more good. Maybe that's the reason I've been around so long. Bobby Vinton
[ Around Because Been Believe Came Does Education Good Kind Long Made Maybe More Musicians Reason Respected Sense Session Talking]
I got the regular call, that they were doing a Broadway musical of Hairspray, and would I come and audition. I was familiar with the movie, because at the time it came out my lover wrote for Premiere magazine, and we had to see everything. Harvey Fierstein
[ Audition Because Broadway Call Came Come Doing Everything Familiar Got Had Hairspray Lover Magazine Movie Musical Out Premiere Regular See Time Were Would Wrote]
I always think it's important to choose your initial theme very carefully because you're going to be married to it for a long time. You might have to generate an hour's worth of music from a very short, little piece of theme. Anne Dudley
[ Always Because Carefully Choose Generate Going Hour Important Initial Little Long Married Might Music Piece Short Theme Think Time Very Worth Your]
A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, 'Huh. It works. It makes sense.' Barack Obama
[ Compromise Everybody Good Huh Legislation Makes Music Piece Recognize Say Sense Sentence Works]
I have never learned to read or write music so I am not a virtuoso musician like the others you mentioned. I am completely unable to play like them because I never learned classical music, I just developed my own crazy style! Ken Hensley
[ Am Because Classical Completely Crazy Developed Just Learned Mentioned Music Musician Never Others Own Play Read Style Them Unable Virtuoso Write]
It wasn't until my last year of college, 1976, that I decided well, maybe he's right. Delbert had been pushing me since high school to put 100% into my music. Cheryl Lynn
[ Been College Decided Had High Into Last Maybe Music Pushing Put Right School Since Until Well Year]
In the music industry, you meet some not very nice people, some very strange characters. Midge Ure
[ Characters Industry Meet Music Nice Some Strange Very]
Pop music is aspirin and the blues are vitamins. Peter Tork
[ Aspirin Blues Music Pop Vitamins]
It's easy in music to tell what's good. It's hard to tell what's bad. David Geffen
[ Bad Easy Good Hard Music Tell]
But I do think that we approach music, in of itself, with a religious attitude. Jon Fishman
[ Approach Attitude Itself Music Religious Think]
My intention when I came into this industry was to be a musician, not necessarily a recording artist, just a musician in general. And that's the reason I went to college and got my degree, which has been great for me. It's helped me a lot with my career. Jon Secada
[ Artist Been Came Career College Degree General Got Great Helped Industry Intention Into Just Lot Musician Necessarily Reason Recording Went Which]
I never listened to country music growing up. Deana Carter
[ Country Growing Listened Music Never Up]
Rock is young music, it is youth oriented. It just speaks for a generation. Ruben Blades
[ Generation Just Music Oriented Rock Speaks Young Youth]
I ended up turning down a full scholarship of music at the conservatory to pay to go to cooking school. Emeril Lagasse
[ Conservatory Cooking Down Ended Full Go Music Pay Scholarship School Turning Up]
That's what I so admired about Johnny Cash and June Carter. Their music wasn't a big influence on me. It was their character, their individual styles, what they were like as people. They weren't afraid to stick out. Shelby Lynne
[ Admired Afraid Big Carter Cash Character Individual Influence Johnny June Music Out Stick Styles Their Were Weren]
People are going deaf because music is played louder and louder, but because they're going deaf, it has to be played louder still. Milan Kundera
[ Because Deaf Going Louder Music Played Still]
My story of success and failure is not just about music and being famous. It's about living and loving and trying to find purpose in this crazy world. Wynonna Judd
[ Being Crazy Failure Famous Find Just Living Loving Music Purpose Story Success Trying World]
It wasn't so much that I had to leave to make it in the music business as I was curious to be out on my own and sort of explore. I never felt that where I was ever influenced my songwriting. Matthew Sweet
[ Business Curious Ever Explore Felt Had Influenced Leave Make Much Music Never Out Own Songwriting Sort Where]
One of the interesting things about having little musical knowledge is that you generate surprising results sometimes; you move to places you wouldn't if you knew better. Brian Eno
[ Better Generate Having Interesting Knew Knowledge Little Move Musical Places Results Sometimes Surprising Things]
I've always felt that music should be a normal part of the experience that surrounds people. Morton Gould
[ Always Experience Felt Music Normal Part Should Surrounds]
Music can change the world because it can change people. Bono Music
[ Because Change Music World]
But music can save your life sometimes. It probably saved me from working in a bank or something. That's a kind of salvation right there. Richard Thompson
[ Bank Kind Life Music Probably Right Salvation Save Saved Something Sometimes Working Your]
Ain't nobody making music to not be heard and the easiest way to be heard is to be on the radio, but you should never compromise who you are, your values or your morals. Talib Kweli
[ Compromise Easiest Heard Making Morals Music Never Nobody Radio Should Values Way Your]
If you already have a piece of music ingrained in your body, why would you not play it? Keith Jarrett
[ Already Body Ingrained Music Piece Play Why Would Your]
What I try to do is produce an atmosphere where musicians want to invest in what they do and give to the recording. I hire those musicians who I know will play something creative and interesting. Herbie Mann
[ Atmosphere Creative Give Hire Interesting Invest Know Musicians Play Produce Recording Something Those Try Want Where Will]
I'm always looking for a kind of new musical entity to sort of move into a motion picture venue. Brian De Palma
[ Always Entity Into Kind Looking Motion Move Musical New Picture Sort Venue]
Playing sport was somewhat frivolous, but I liked it. I rebelled a little bit, and wouldn't go to music lessons and things like that, but I would go and play ball. My parents learned to love it because they saw how much I got out of it. Mike Krzyzewski
[ Ball Because Bit Frivolous Go Got How Learned Lessons Liked Little Love Much Music Out Parents Play Playing Rebelled Saw Somewhat Sport Things Would]
The '60s was one of the first times the power of music was used by a generation to bind them together. Neil Young
[ Bind First Generation Music Power Them Times Together Used]
I've got my whole life. There's a lifetime of experience, a lifetime of experiencing the road and the music and different players. It makes me a richer human being. I have a greater source of information to tap into, a wealth of life. Rita Coolidge
[ Being Different Experience Experiencing Got Greater Human Information Into Life Lifetime Makes Music Players Richer Road Source Tap Wealth Whole]
I'm basically a musician. Tom Jenkinson
[ Basically Musician]
I loved the last album, and it was one hundred percent me. But this is like me two years later, who understands a little bit more about music and understands a little bit more about making an album. I wrote a lot more. Jennifer Lopez
[ Album Bit Hundred Last Later Little Lot Loved Making More Music Percent Two Understands Wrote Years]
I did a concert... in September with the Berlin Philharmonic... They're great musicians, and there's always something to learn from them. Cecilia Bartoli
[ Always Berlin Concert Did Great Learn Musicians Philharmonic September Something Them]
Close friends contribute to our personal growth. They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, the laughter ring louder because they are there. Judith Viorst
[ Also Because Close Contribute Friends Growth Laughter Louder Making Music Our Personal Pleasure Richer Ring Sound Sweeter Taste Wine]
The studio is not the place to write. You need to be 75% ready when you go into the studio, and then the music can develop to the next stage. Rick Wakeman
[ Develop Go Into Music Need Next Place Ready Stage Studio Then Write]
The music of the most popular operas is so highly esteemed, it can stand endless revivals. Bruce Beresford
[ Endless Esteemed Highly Most Music Operas Popular Revivals Stand]
I'm kind of insane when it comes to music, a little obsessed. Elijah Wood
[ Comes Insane Kind Little Music Obsessed]
The end of all good music is to affect the soul. Claudio Monteverdi
[ Affect End Good Music Soul]
If you listen to a lot of music, it gradually seeps into your consciousness or your unconsciousness and comes out in your music. John Abercrombie
[ Comes Consciousness Gradually Into Listen Lot Music Out Unconsciousness Your]
Movies are a complicated collision of literature, theatre, music and all the visual arts. Yahoo Serious Movies
[ Arts Collision Complicated Literature Movies Music Theatre Visual]
As I sit down and start to work, I often panic. I stare at the empty piece of music paper. How can I say that my piece will be ready for performance next January when I do not have a recipe for making it happen? Lukas Foss
[ Down Empty Happen How January Making Music Next Often Panic Paper Performance Piece Ready Recipe Say Sit Stare Start Will Work]
I grew up doing musicals. I've done so many musicals in my life, I kind of got them out of my system. But, I certainly would be open to them. Rocky Horror Show is a big favorite of mine. Guy Pearce
[ Big Certainly Doing Done Favorite Got Grew Horror Kind Life Many Mine Musicals Open Out Rocky Show System Them Up Would]
I always loved Sam Cooke, because he seemed very versatile. He sang gospel, soul, blues, pop music. Aaron Neville
[ Always Because Blues Cooke Gospel Loved Music Pop Sam Sang Seemed Soul Versatile Very]
I consider myself a poet first and a musician second. I live like a poet and I'll die like a poet. Bob Dylan
[ Consider Die First Live Musician Myself Poet Second]
Elizabeth Barrett Browning could write a poem two pages long. Could she have brought it to a music publisher? Dorothy Fields
[ Brought Browning Could Elizabeth Long Music Pages Poem Publisher She Two Write]
That's why people listen to music or look at paintings. To get in touch with that wholeness. Corita Kent
[ Get Listen Look Music Paintings Touch Wholeness Why]
There are so many things that are misunderstood or not recognized about my father's music because they've been filtered by people who work for magazines like Rolling Stone. Dweezil Zappa
[ Because Been Father Filtered Magazines Many Misunderstood Music Recognized Rolling Stone Things Work]
Whether you like another band's music or not you never know who is going to take you out on tour or who you are going to be friends with and that is just something that is important to us. Adam Rich
[ Another Band Friends Going Important Just Know Music Never Out Something Take Tour Us Whether]
Music and woman I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is. Samuel Pepys
[ Business Cannot Give Music Way Whatever Woman]
Nobody has ever built a reliable peer-to-peer service, where people can really access all the music they want in one location,... Once I got it into my head, I couldn't imagine the media space without one. Shawn Fanning
[ Access Built Ever Got Head Imagine Into Location Media Music Nobody Once Really Reliable Service Space Want Where Without]
At the beginning of the 20th century, the ambition of the great painters was to make paintings that were like music, which was then considered as the noblest art. Brian Eno
[ Ambition Art Beginning Century Considered Great Make Music Noblest Painters Paintings Then Were Which]
We do a lot of light classical programming with that, too... obviously... a lot of Tchaikovsky music, Grieg, things like that which have become less classical with classical concerts. Skitch Henderson
[ Become Classical Concerts Less Light Lot Music Obviously Programming Things Too Which]
These wealthy people were very interested in contemporary music. They wanted to help diffuse it and get it to be known to other people. Elliott Carter
[ Contemporary Diffuse Get Help Interested Known Music Other These Very Wanted Wealthy Were]
My big ears indicated a talent for music. This thrilled me. William Christopher Handy
[ Big Ears Indicated Music Talent Thrilled]
Billie Holiday I never met, but I love her music. Nichelle Nichols
[ Billie Her Holiday Love Met Music Never]
The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all events, the least musical race on Earth. Stendhal
[ Charming Earth Events French Least Most Musical Present Race Up]
The music is fun and all that, but first and foremost it is a business, it's about money. Steve Brown
[ Business First Foremost Fun Money Music]
Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music. Ronald Reagan
[ Grand Life Music Song Start Sweet]
I like it when songs develop in some way. Four minutes usually isn't enough time for something to develop musically. Donald Fagen
[ Develop Enough Four Minutes Musically Some Something Songs Time Usually Way]
My son always says I like very weird music. Cornelia Funke
[ Always Music Says Son Very Weird]
I grew up in a time when being a musician and learning to be a musician was actually very wonderful. Bobby McFerrin
[ Actually Being Grew Learning Musician Time Up Very Wonderful]
It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music. Honore de Balzac
[ Absurd Love Man Music Needs Piece Play Same Say Several Time Violinist Violins Woman]
We hope that eventually there would be an occasion which I can personally prove that game music can in fact impress many different people and move them. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Different Eventually Fact Game Hope Impress Many Move Music Occasion Personally Prove Them Which Would]
My music is all about an idealistic human personality. I have 19th-century ideals. Gordon Getty
[ Human Idealistic Ideals Music Personality]
In opera, everyone's watching from a fixed viewpoint, and that really challenges you. Lighting, the sets, stage groupings, the music-but doesn't relate too much to film. Bruce Beresford
[ Challenges Everyone Film Fixed Lighting Much Opera Really Relate Sets Stage Too Viewpoint Watching]
I hate the rock music tradition. I can't bear it! Brian Eno
[ Bear Hate Music Rock Tradition]
Yes, fractals are what I want to find in my music. Gyorgy Ligeti
[ Find Music Want Yes]
Both parents were very encouraging - especially my father. My father thought the sun rose and set with me. Neither one had a musical background or any musical talent. They liked classical music, but neither could carry a tune. Gordon Getty
[ Any Background Both Carry Classical Could Encouraging Especially Father Had Liked Music Musical Neither Parents Rose Set Sun Talent Thought Tune Very Were]
This was during a period when I was producing Brazil '66 records and got infected by Brazilian music. Herb Alpert
[ Brazil Brazilian During Got Infected Music Period Producing Records]
'Tis the common disease of all your musicians that they know no mean, to be entreated, either to begin or end. Ben Jonson
[ Begin Common Disease Either End Know Mean Musicians Tis Your]
We play melodic music, we play songs, we play all kinds of things and when you improvise you don't just shut out different languages, you use all the languages that you have. Fred Frith
[ Different Improvise Just Kinds Languages Melodic Music Out Play Shut Songs Things Use]
I'll give up this sort of touring madness certainly, but music-everything is based on music. No, I'll never stop my music. George Harrison
[ Based Certainly Give Madness Music Never Sort Stop Touring Up]
I've made three musical movies which is pretty good considering that not many are made but I was lucky in other ways. I came along when independent movies were starting to boom. Christopher Walken
[ Along Boom Came Considering Good Independent Lucky Made Many Movies Musical Other Pretty Starting Three Ways Were Which]
It's the duty of all novelists, all painters, all musicians, all people who try to make art move: to look for something they feel authentically, without paying attention to styles. Nathalie Sarraute
[ Art Attention Duty Feel Look Make Move Musicians Novelists Painters Paying Something Styles Try Without]
If the composer withholds more than we anticipate, we experience a delicious falling sensation; we feel we have been torn from a stable point on the musical ladder and thrust into the void. Levi Strauss
[ Anticipate Been Composer Delicious Experience Falling Feel Into Ladder More Musical Point Sensation Stable Than Thrust Torn Void]
Every now and then, a lot of bands doing the same kind of music will organically sprout up at once. Kathy Valentine
[ Bands Doing Every Kind Lot Music Now Once Organically Same Sprout Then Up Will]
Unauthorized use of these MP3 files is really creating a problem for artists in the music community. Hilary Rosen
[ Artists Community Creating Files Mp3 Music Problem Really These Unauthorized Use]
The difference between me and the newer artists is that I have the history with the architects, the masters that started the music. I know where the music came from. Ricky Skaggs
[ Architects Artists Between Came Difference History Know Masters Music Newer Started Where]
I just initiated the project where I write music for somebody else to write the lyrics and also for the orchestra to perform. I've just initiated the project. That leads the project into creating an independent label outside of game music. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Also Creating Else Game Independent Initiated Into Just Label Leads Lyrics Music Orchestra Outside Perform Project Somebody Where Write]
I became an actor by doing school plays and youth theaters, and then National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. And then I did study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. For me that was a good way to enter the field, to work in the theater. Chiwetel Ejiofor
[ Academy Actor Arts Became Britain Did Doing Dramatic Enter Field Good Great London Music National Plays School Study Theater Theaters Theatre Then Way Work Youth]
We spent a lot of time on that record with the sound and recorded it on the Paramount sound stage which is this huge room where the sound is reflected but the reflection is so late and comes from so far away that it doesn't blur the music but gives you a room nonetheless. Leo Kottke
[ Away Blur Comes Far Gives Huge Late Lot Music Nonetheless Paramount Record Recorded Reflected Reflection Room Sound Spent Stage Time Where Which]
I don't see it in terms of changing things, but rather using language and music as weapons for fighting a mainstream media which is predominately right wing, and loyal to the political framework and its corporate interests. Thom Yorke
[ Changing Corporate Fighting Framework Interests Language Loyal Mainstream Media Music Political Predominately Rather Right See Terms Things Using Weapons Which Wing]
It was only later on that I became more interested in older music. Elliott Carter
[ Became Interested Later More Music Older Only]
I think my playing has been orchestral throughout the years, and this is another way of expressing that. But I primarily see it as the ultimate accomplishment of a musician. Composing makes me feel like I've finally gotten all the way up the ladder as a musician. Tony Williams
[ Accomplishment Another Been Composing Expressing Feel Finally Gotten Ladder Makes Musician Orchestral Playing Primarily See Think Throughout Ultimate Up Way Years]
There's a certain kind of motion and pacing that our music has, and this just doesn't have that. We just kind of rushed to the conclusion of most of the songs. I just would've preferred to done them over. Branford Marsalis
[ Certain Conclusion Done Just Kind Most Motion Music Our Over Pacing Preferred Rushed Songs Them Would]
I was always musical - yelling when I was a baby, singing into a brush and singing in the shower. Susan Boyle
[ Always Baby Brush Into Musical Shower Singing Yelling]
High school music teachers... nobody makes a living off it. David Ogden Stiers
[ High Living Makes Music Nobody Off School Teachers]
If you pour some music on whatever's wrong, it'll sure help out. Levon Helm
[ Help Music Out Pour Some Sure Whatever Wrong]
Making music is fantastic. Warren Cuccurullo
[ Fantastic Making Music]
We're in the dark ages if J-Lo can have a music career because of her ass. And let's face it, that's it. Jack Black
[ Ages Ass Because Career Dark Face Her Music]
There are wonderful museums with lots of photographs of 1920's musicals. Julie Harris
[ Lots Museums Musicals Photographs Wonderful]
I think things can have more than one meaning and still connect with people. There's a lot of meaning to the title 'Music For People' and they're all true and they're all accurate. Jon Crosby
[ Accurate Connect Lot Meaning More Music Still Than Things Think Title True]
In some ways Lester Young is the most complex rhythmically of any musician. He does some things which are just phenomenal. Lee Konitz
[ Any Complex Does Just Lester Most Musician Phenomenal Rhythmically Some Things Ways Which Young]
The kind of music I like depends very much on my mood. Annni-Frid Lyngstad
[ Depends Kind Mood Much Music Very]
As musicians, and as people who sell material for people to hear and absorb, it's important that we use that voice wisely. Roberta Flack
[ Absorb Hear Important Material Musicians Sell Use Voice Wisely]
A woman's two cents worth is worth two cents in the music business. Loretta Lynn
[ Business Cents Music Two Woman Worth]
What I'm trying to do is find either existing properties or come up with properties or angles or stories which will create music drama. It's my obsession and most of all I would like to remain working in theatre. I think it's very much alive. Pete Townshend
[ Alive Angles Come Create Drama Either Existing Find Most Much Music Obsession Properties Remain Stories Theatre Think Trying Up Very Which Will Working Would]
I'm doing a play, a musical. The musical follows the Mamma Mia concept. It's my first LA theater project. Tatyana Ali
[ Concept Doing First Follows La Musical Play Project Theater]
We have no general conceptual thrust for the band, other than trying to make music that keeps our interest. When things are novel, they are probably things we have discovered by accident or investigation rather than by design. Steve Albini
[ Accident Band Conceptual Design Discovered General Interest Investigation Keeps Make Music Novel Other Our Probably Rather Than Things Thrust Trying]
Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music. Marcel Marceau
[ Because Combine Done Full Music Silence Strongly]
The real amazing thing about all of this is I think I've maintained the mentality of a musician throughout it all, which I'm proudest of. And I'm still playing on people's records and singing on people's records. Vince Gill
[ Amazing Maintained Mentality Musician Playing Proudest Real Records Singing Still Thing Think Throughout Which]
I just had to find something else to fulfill me. Always being a singer and writing, it was a blessing. My brother started making music that was the kind of music I always saw myself singing. Taryn Manning
[ Always Being Blessing Brother Else Find Fulfill Had Just Kind Making Music Myself Saw Singer Singing Something Started Writing]
But one day, when I was still young, I was parted from my family and left my native country. I hunted and searched for music, and destiny turned me into the object of my hunt. The circumstances of life became my 'antlers' and prevented me from returning home. Georg Solti
[ Became Circumstances Country Day Destiny Family Home Hunt Hunted Into Left Life Music Native Object Parted Prevented Returning Searched Still Turned Young]
I like any reaction I can get with my music. Just anything to get people to think. I mean if you can get a whole room full of drunk, stoned people to actually wake up and think, you're doing something. Jim Morrison
[ Actually Any Anything Doing Drunk Full Get Just Mean Music Reaction Room Something Stoned Think Up Wake Whole]
We were brash young fellows'. I was always hanging with the older crowd anyway. The musicians were the Hip Cats, and I was hanging with them anyway. I Just started out real early. Bootsy Collins
[ Always Anyway Brash Cats Crowd Early Fellows Hanging Hip Just Musicians Older Out Real Started Them Were Young]
Control of vibrato helps your musical expression. James Galway
[ Control Expression Helps Musical Vibrato Your]
I like to put on hardcore when I have to clean my apartment, which I hate to do, but it's motivational. I like old heavy metal when I'm outside working on my car. Music has definite functions for me. Peter Steele
[ Apartment Car Clean Definite Functions Hardcore Hate Heavy Metal Music Old Outside Put Which Working]
The music we made then was so amateurish, compared to the rest of mainstream pop or rock and roll. But what differentiated us from what everybody else was doing in the business was the fact that you could tell that these people came from different reference areas. Kevin Ayers
[ Areas Business Came Compared Could Different Differentiated Doing Else Everybody Fact Made Mainstream Music Pop Reference Rest Rock Roll Tell Then These Us]
Music is a performing art, as any Native American will tell you. It isn't there in the score. Michael Tippett
[ American Any Art Music Native Performing Score Tell Will]
A lot of people say I wouldn't have a down day, but you look at the music and there's real melancholy. Stephan Jenkins
[ Day Down Look Lot Melancholy Music Real Say]
I've never missed a gig yet. Music makes people happy, and that's why I go on doing it - I like to see everybody smile. Buddy Guy
[ Doing Everybody Gig Go Happy Makes Missed Music Never See Smile Why Yet]
I don't like to be labeled, to be anything. I've made the mistake before myself of labeling my music, but it's counter-productive. Neil Young
[ Anything Before Labeled Labeling Made Mistake Music Myself]
I don't like to travel as much as I have in the past, but it's good for my soul to get to pick, especially with these good musicians and these guys that play so well. Earl Scruggs
[ Especially Get Good Guys Much Musicians Past Pick Play Soul These Travel Well]
Love cannot express the idea of music, while music may give an idea of love. Hector Berlioz
[ Cannot Express Give Idea Love May Music While]
Music is the tool to express life - and all that makes a difference. Herbie Hancock
[ Difference Express Life Makes Music Tool]
I'm developing a record company. I'm learning how to supervise music on a film. Carson Daly
[ Company Developing Film How Learning Music Record Supervise]
I have very much enjoyed being in the music business in different roles through five different decades. Peter Asher
[ Being Business Decades Different Enjoyed Five Much Music Roles Through Very]
We'll be presenting a broad spectrum of the music and looking at how the younger guys can carry it on. Keith Emerson
[ Broad Carry Guys How Looking Music Presenting Spectrum Younger]
I think today's music absolutely stinks. I really do mean that. Frankie Avalon
[ Absolutely Mean Music Really Stinks Think Today]
My parents discussed singing every night over the dinner table; I had a tremendous music education. Renee Fleming
[ Dinner Discussed Education Every Had Music Night Over Parents Singing Table Tremendous]
How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god. Alan Watts
[ Anything Being Brain Ears Enchanted Experience Eyes Fabulous God How Instruments Itself Jewels Less Musical Nerves Possible Sensitive Such Than]
The public, hearing pop music, is, without knowing it, also soaking up jazz. Norman Granz
[ Also Hearing Jazz Knowing Music Pop Public Soaking Up Without]
Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune. Thomas Fuller Music
[ Civilized Else Into Music Nothing Sounds Time Tune Wild]
You don't have to know anything about music to understand what I write. Mine are simple melodies. Harry Warren
[ Anything Know Melodies Mine Music Simple Understand Write]
If you're a musician and an artist, you don't just stop. Siobhan Fahey
[ Artist Just Musician Stop]
The Beach Boys are not a superstar group. The music is the superstar of the group. Dennis Wilson
[ Beach Boys Group Music Superstar]
I had to make a drastic change at Sun Records and I didn't really appreciate country music until I went there. Charlie Rich
[ Appreciate Change Country Drastic Had Make Music Really Records Sun Until Went]
If you're going to make a musical, don't cartoon it from the play. Make it better than the play. Have a reason for making it sing. Jerome Lawrence
[ Better Cartoon Going Make Making Musical Play Reason Sing Than]
It's a really unfair world because life is, where I am; all day long we listen to American music. So I don't see why the radios in the U.S. cannot even put aside one hour a day just to play music that is not American. Miriam Makeba
[ Am American Aside Because Cannot Day Even Hour Just Life Listen Long Music Play Put Radios Really See Unfair Where Why World]
I had the fortunate experience to play with people from different schools of music. Sam Rivers is from the fundamentalist school of music. Kevin Eubanks
[ Different Experience Fortunate Fundamentalist Had Music Play Rivers Sam School Schools]
I have known from the beginning one thing you need to know. That is, the music business is a business. Steve Brown
[ Beginning Business Know Known Music Need Thing]
Dance with a girl three times, and if you like the light of her eye and the tone of voice with which she, breathless, answers your little questions about horseflesh and music about affairs masculine and feminine, then take the leap in the dark. Anthony Trollope
[ Affairs Answers Breathless Dance Dark Eye Feminine Girl Her Leap Light Little Masculine Music Questions She Take Then Three Times Tone Voice Which Your]
Donald had reached its further edge, and could hear the rush of the stream from the deep obscurity of the abyss below, when there rose from the opposite side a strain of the most delightful music he had ever heard. Hugh Miller
[ Abyss Below Could Deep Delightful Donald Edge Ever Further Had Hear Heard Most Music Obscurity Opposite Reached Rose Rush Side Strain Stream]
A lot of musicians have a tough time hearing what we're doing in a trio format. Branford Marsalis
[ Doing Format Hearing Lot Musicians Time Tough Trio]
I grew up in Ohio, and I was a musicologist since I was little; it is all that I would ever read. Nina Blackwood
[ Ever Grew Little Musicologist Ohio Read Since Up Would]
For me Brazilian music is the perfect mix of melody and rhythm. It just bubbles rhythmically. If I had to pick just one music style to play if would be Brazilian. Herbie Mann
[ Brazilian Bubbles Had Just Melody Mix Music Perfect Pick Play Rhythm Rhythmically Style Would]
There's rises and falls and ups and downs in all music. Tim McGraw
[ Downs Falls Music Rises Ups]
I'm very moved by Renaissance music, but I still love to play hard rock - though only if it's sophisticated and has some thought behind it. Ritchie Blackmore
[ Behind Hard Love Moved Music Only Play Renaissance Rock Some Sophisticated Still Though Thought Very]
I dare suggest that the composer would do himself and his music an immediate and eventual service by total, resolute and voluntary withdrawal from this public world to one of private performance and electronic media. Milton Babbitt
[ Composer Dare Electronic Eventual Himself His Immediate Media Music Performance Private Public Resolute Service Suggest Total Voluntary Withdrawal World Would]
Music makes me high on stage, and that's the truth. It's like being almost addicted to music. Jimi Hendrix
[ Addicted Almost Being High Makes Music Stage Truth]
If someone who knows what's going on comes up and says they liked the music, I appreciate that. John Lurie
[ Appreciate Comes Going Knows Liked Music Says Someone Up]
I just thank God I can make a living doing something I enjoy as much as I do playing music. Charlie Daniels
[ Doing Enjoy God Just Living Make Much Music Playing Something Thank]
That's what drew me to rock music in the first place - that sense of remaking the world on your own terms. Stephan Jenkins
[ Drew First Music Own Place Remaking Rock Sense Terms World Your]
I am perhaps the oldest musician in the world. I am an old man but in many senses a very young man. And this is what I want you to be, young, young all your life, and to say things to the world that are true. Pablo Casals
[ Am Life Man Many Musician Old Oldest Perhaps Say Senses Things True Very Want World Young Your]
But when I was a teenager, the idea of spending the rest of my life in a factory was real depressing. So the idea that I could become a musician opened up some possibilities I didn't see otherwise. Wayne Kramer Teen
[ Become Could Depressing Factory Idea Life Musician Opened Otherwise Possibilities Real Rest See Some Spending Teenager Up]
I didn't realize until I was older what a huge music fan my daddy really was, and actually that my grandma played banjo at one time, and I didn't even know that until a year or two ago. Alan Jackson
[ Actually Ago Banjo Daddy Even Fan Grandma Huge Know Music Older Played Realize Really Time Two Until Year]
It is hard to describe the thrill of creative joy which the artist feels when the conviction seizes her that at last she has caught the very soul of the character she wishes to portray, in the music and action which reveal it. Maria Jeritza
[ Action Artist Caught Character Conviction Creative Describe Feels Hard Her Joy Last Music Portray Reveal Seizes She Soul Thrill Very Which Wishes]
Music has an intrinsic value that touches Americans - they love their music, and want more. Hilary Rosen
[ Americans Intrinsic Love More Music Their Touches Value Want]
Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit. Herbert Spencer
[ Any Arts Fine Highest Human Ministers More Music Must Other Rank Spirit Take Than Which]
In January of 1995, my family and I moved to Seattle. Pearl Jam did the first of their live radio broadcasts, Monkey Wrench Radio, along with many other Seattle musicians. Jack Irons
[ Along Broadcasts Did Family First Jam January Live Many Monkey Moved Musicians Other Pearl Radio Seattle Their Wrench]
I have absorbed my life now. I am ready for my music to unfold. I know time flies, but before the end of this year, the album will be out. Even if it kills me. Neneh Cherry
[ Absorbed Album Am Before End Even Flies Kills Know Life Music Now Out Ready Time Unfold Will Year]
So, it's a matter of that I want to take our music around the globe. James Young
[ Around Globe Matter Music Our Take Want]
There have been many great musicians that, Clifford Brown is one great example, I mean he died very early, 25. Sonny Rollins
[ Been Brown Clifford Died Early Example Great Many Mean Musicians Very]
There are only two things: love, all sorts of love, with pretty girls, and the music of New Orleans or Duke Ellington. Everything else ought to go, because everything else is ugly. Boris Vian
[ Because Duke Ellington Else Everything Girls Go Love Music New Only Orleans Ought Pretty Sorts Things Two Ugly]
My favorite musical? I don't. It changes all the time. I'm just a diehard, I'm totally old school, like I'll sit and watch, if they are re-doing Oklahoma in New York, I will be the first one there. Trey Parker
[ Changes Diehard Favorite First Just Musical New Oklahoma Old School Sit Time Totally Watch Will York]
But you know in the contemporary art world, you pose a very interesting conundrum. All sorts of people collect very contemporary art, yet when it comes to the music which is analogous to that sort of art, they are not interested, or perhaps even hostile. Michael Tilson Thomas
[ Analogous Art Collect Comes Contemporary Even Hostile Interested Interesting Know Music Perhaps Pose Sort Sorts Very Which World Yet]
There's a pattern when tours start - a pattern of infighting, of making up, of breaking up, of addiction. There's a pattern of going to jail. There's a pattern of passion for music. Nikki Sixx
[ Addiction Breaking Going Jail Making Music Passion Pattern Start Tours Up]
You know, the music business is like the Lotto. Just put your numbers down and sometimes they hit, and sometimes they don't. There's just no rhyme or reason. Barry McGuire
[ Business Down Hit Just Know Music Numbers Put Reason Rhyme Sometimes Your]
When we came into the studio I became more and more me, making the tracks and choosing the musicians, partly because a great deal of the time during Bridge, Artie wasn't there. Paul Simon
[ Artie Became Because Bridge Came Choosing Deal During Great Into Making More Musicians Partly Studio Time Tracks]
There was always a lot of American music in England until, obviously when the Beatles came around, then there was a shift towards English music, but before then American music was the main thing. John Deacon
[ Always American Around Beatles Before Came England English Lot Main Music Obviously Shift Then Thing Towards Until]
Music inflames temperament. Jim Morrison
[ Music Temperament]
The greatest thing about doing this movie was that Chris and I both were involved in folk music in the '60s. I had a group, but I don't think it was at the same level as Chris, because he's an amazing musician. Eugene Levy
[ Amazing Because Both Chris Doing Folk Greatest Group Had Involved Level Movie Music Musician Same Thing Think Were]
Music is all about wanting to be better at it. Geddy Lee
[ Better Music Wanting]
A young musician plays scales in his room and only bores his family. A beginning writer, on the other hand, sometimes has the misfortune of getting into print. Marguerite Yourcenar
[ Beginning Bores Family Getting Hand His Into Misfortune Musician Only Other Plays Print Room Scales Sometimes Writer Young]
The further the music develops, the more complex the apparatus used by the composer to express his thoughts becomes. Gustav Mahler
[ Apparatus Becomes Complex Composer Develops Express Further His More Music Thoughts Used]
If you want to play somebody's music, you'd better go into his house. Herbie Mann
[ Better Go His House Into Music Play Somebody Want]
Disco is music for dancing, and people will always want to dance. Giorgio Moroder
[ Always Dance Dancing Disco Music Want Will]
I've made this decision not to talk to the press about anything that's gone on in my life, but just to write music about it. They can interpret it themselves. Bijou Phillips
[ Anything Decision Gone Interpret Just Life Made Music Press Talk Themselves Write]
What we have to get clear to kids is that when you offer your stillness and open yourself to the experience of music, it pays you back more than you give. David Ogden Stiers
[ Back Clear Experience Get Give Kids More Music Offer Open Pays Stillness Than Your Yourself]
The music we're playing now is based on my heritage, which is Russian, Romanian and Hungarian. Herbie Mann
[ Based Heritage Hungarian Music Now Playing Russian Which]
I try to put the same spirit into that that I put into any other music endeavor I'm involved in. John Frusciante
[ Any Endeavor Into Involved Music Other Put Same Spirit Try]
The character of instrumental music... lets the emotions radiate and shine in their own character without presuming to display them as real or imaginary representations. Franz Liszt
[ Character Display Emotions Imaginary Instrumental Lets Music Own Presuming Real Representations Shine Their Them Without]
I would like to do some musicals. Andy Lau
[ Musicals Some Would]
If you are a musician and you don't show any interest on the business level then you are actually vulnerable and people will rip you off. They will sweet talk you into anything. Michael Schenker
[ Actually Any Anything Business Interest Into Level Musician Off Rip Show Sweet Talk Then Vulnerable Will]
There's so much beautiful music in the world, and the kids are getting robbed. Billy Higgins
[ Beautiful Getting Kids Much Music Robbed World]
We also listen to PJ Harvey; a lot of driving music. You need something a little more relaxing in the car. Brody Armstrong
[ Also Car Driving Harvey Listen Little Lot More Music Need Relaxing Something]
Because I have sixty years of being a professional composer, conductor, musician, whatever, and you develop a lot of friendships and you get involved with a lot of sort of long-term commitments and obligations. Gunther Schuller
[ Because Being Commitments Composer Conductor Develop Friendships Get Involved Long-Term Lot Musician Obligations Professional Sixty Sort Whatever Years]
I was a good amateur but only an average professional. I soon realized that there was a limit to how far I could rise in the music business, so I left the band and enrolled at New York University. Alan Greenspan
[ Amateur Average Band Business Could Enrolled Far Good How Left Limit Music New Only Professional Realized Rise Soon University York]
I'd seen musicians act, and it scares me. And they make more money than me. Tim Roth
[ Act Make Money More Musicians Scares Seen Than]
The idea in The Man that Would Be King was that the music should recreate all that majestic surrounding and emphasize the adventure, but also speak about the frustration or, rather said, the curse of both protagonists, even before happened what happens them. Maurice Jarre
[ Adventure Also Before Both Curse Emphasize Even Frustration Happened Happens Idea King Majestic Man Music Protagonists Rather Recreate Said Should Speak Surrounding Them Would]
Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music. Diogenes
[ Always Harp Insensible Itself Mouths Music Neglect Others Pleasing Practice Sound Their Those Virtue Which While]
I've done some music for films and I really enjoy doing it. Ikue Mori
[ Doing Done Enjoy Films Music Really Some]
Mozart's music is like an X-ray of your soul - it shows what is there, and what isn't. Isaac Stern
[ Mozart Music Shows Soul X-Ray Your]
Music is about listening, the more you play, the more the magic spreads. Maynard James Keenan
[ Listening Magic More Music Play Spreads]
Half the battle is selling music, not singing it. It's the image, not what you sing. Rod Stewart
[ Battle Half Image Music Selling Sing Singing]
Violence is a part of America. I don't want to single out rap music. Let's be honest. America's the most violent country in the history of the world, that's just the way it is. We're all affected by it. Spike Lee
[ Affected America Country History Honest Just Most Music Out Part Rap Single Violence Violent Want Way World]
Radio is not a partner in the industry. I think that the music industry has continued to depend upon radio, but has ended up pandering to a medium that doesn't care. Don Rose
[ Care Continued Depend Ended Industry Medium Music Pandering Partner Radio Think Up Upon]
Yeah, because what it all boils down to is at the end of the day, we are all riding on the same boat and we have to learn how to deal with each other. I think that the music and what we do in our actions is what can kind of bring us together, hopefully. Bootsy Collins
[ Actions Because Boat Boils Bring Day Deal Down Each End Hopefully How Kind Learn Music Other Our Riding Same Think Together Us Yeah]
The kind of music or the kind of arrangements that I do, the kind of musicians I choose, is just what I like to hear. Erykah Badu
[ Arrangements Choose Hear Just Kind Music Musicians]
I had all the usual ambition growing up. I wanted to be a writer, a musician, a hockey player. I wanted to do something that wasn't nine to five. Acting was the first thing I tried that clicked. Michael J. Fox
[ Acting Ambition Clicked First Five Growing Had Hockey Musician Nine Player Something Thing Tried Up Usual Wanted Writer]
And I like to interpret music. So I think it's all interpretive. Katey Sagal
[ Interpret Interpretive Music Think]
Music is about textures as well as melody. Ken Hill
[ Melody Music Textures Well]
I don't really live like a musician myself. I think music is just something that I do, but I'd like to be doing lots of other things. I like to cure all kinds of illness. Ornette Coleman
[ Cure Doing Illness Just Kinds Live Lots Music Musician Myself Other Really Something Things Think]
Music is a safe kind of high. Jimi Hendrix
[ High Kind Music Safe]
So, essentially my contribution was to introduce repetition into Western music as the main ingredient without any melody over it, without anything just repeated patterns, musical patterns. Terry Riley
[ Any Anything Contribution Essentially Ingredient Into Introduce Just Main Melody Music Musical Over Patterns Repeated Repetition Western Without]
Situation comedies are old-fashioned - they stick to formulas. I resent their music which is old fashioned. I resent the use of a laugh track. Bill Bixby
[ Comedies Fashioned Formulas Laugh Music Old Old-Fashioned Resent Situation Stick Their Track Use Which]
I'm there to make a kind of theatrical music that is desperately missing in my life. And if other people don't like it, I'm very unhappy, but I can't do anything about that. Richard Foreman
[ Anything Desperately Kind Life Make Missing Music Other Theatrical Unhappy Very]
David Lee Roth had the idea that if you covered a successful song, you were half way home. C'mon - Van Halen doing 'Dancing in the Streets'? It was stupid. I started feeling like I would rather bomb playing my own songs than be successful playing someone else's music. Eddie Van Halen
[ Bomb Covered Dancing David Doing Else Feeling Had Halen Half Home Idea Lee Mon Music Own Playing Rather Roth Someone Song Songs Started Streets Stupid Successful Than Van Way Were Would]
I think the word soul has gotta come into it. Music that's created just for consuming lacks that soul, that swing, that feeling. Michelle Shocked
[ Come Consuming Created Feeling Gotta Into Just Lacks Music Soul Swing Think Word]
The ability to make music is a gift that you're born with; it's not something you can learn. Robin Trower
[ Ability Born Gift Learn Make Music Something]
I've found that music allows years to fold like an accordion over each other, so I guess you don't feel the passage of time as much. Amy Grant
[ Accordion Allows Each Feel Fold Found Guess Much Music Other Over Passage Time Years]
But maybe music was not intended to satisfy the curious definiteness of man. Maybe it is better to hope that music may always be transcendental language in the most extravagant sense. Charles Ives
[ Always Better Curious Definiteness Extravagant Hope Intended Language Man May Maybe Most Music Satisfy Sense Transcendental]
It's very easy to be cynical about the hall of fame. But on the other hand, it's really a beautiful thing for someone like me. I dedicated my entire life to this music. Tom Petty
[ Beautiful Cynical Dedicated Easy Entire Fame Hall Hand Life Music Other Really Someone Thing Very]
I don't think there is much American music. Harrison Birtwistle
[ American Much Music Think]
Also, right at that particular time in the music business, because of people like the Beatles, people began owning their own publishing. I'll just say this really quickly - they used to divide the money for the music that was written in two, just equal halves. Jackson Browne
[ Also Beatles Because Began Business Divide Equal Halves Just Money Music Own Owning Particular Publishing Quickly Really Right Say Their Time Two Used Written]
Ellington is a writer and arranger, as well as a musician and leader. He does movie sound tracks. Norman Granz
[ Arranger Does Ellington Leader Movie Musician Sound Tracks Well Writer]
I'm just thrilled to see people enjoying the music. Juice Newton
[ Enjoying Just Music See Thrilled]
Aaron Copland was a man that had a very specific point of view about what music should be which was that, he felt that new music should have the composer should show a personality in his music. Elliott Carter
[ Aaron Composer Copland Felt Had His Man Music New Personality Point Should Show Specific Very View Which]
The music of the Gypsies belongs in the sphere of improvisation rather than in any other, without which it would have no power to exist. Franz Liszt
[ Any Belongs Exist Gypsies Improvisation Music Other Power Rather Sphere Than Which Without Would]
I've been informed by both sides, jazz, western music, Asian music, African music, all sides, because I've been interested in the sound of the universe, and that sound is without limit. Joseph Jarman
[ African Asian Because Been Both Informed Interested Jazz Limit Music Sides Sound Universe Western Without]
I never had many problems to do my music and to give it to a record company. Rarely do they try to argue with me about my music, probably because it's still too far-out. Klaus Schulze
[ Argue Because Company Give Had Many Music Never Probably Problems Rarely Record Still Too Try]
A whole generation of young whites have involved themselves with traditional Negro music. Archie Shepp
[ Generation Involved Music Negro Themselves Traditional Whites Whole Young]
Musicians are there in front of you, and the spectators sense their tension, which is not the case when you're listening to a record. Your attention is more relaxed. The emotional aspect is more important in live music. Brian Eno
[ Aspect Attention Case Emotional Front Important Listening Live More Music Musicians Record Relaxed Sense Spectators Tension Their Which Your]
If you play the very subtle jazz tunes with acoustic pianos, acoustic bass and it's a dead standard, you are going to play very differently. It depends on the music. Lee Ritenour
[ Acoustic Bass Dead Depends Differently Going Jazz Music Pianos Play Standard Subtle Tunes Very]
Music is a hobby, because I'm not making any money out of it, but I put just as much conviction into that as I do into my acting. River Phoenix
[ Acting Any Because Conviction Hobby Into Just Making Money Much Music Out Put]
Today begins a new saga in my life which I expect to strengthen me and allow me time for reflection... I plan to write music while in prison, read and pray regularly and will come out a stronger, more confident woman. Lil' Kim
[ Allow Begins Come Confident Expect Life More Music New Out Plan Pray Prison Read Reflection Regularly Saga Strengthen Stronger Time Today Which While Will Woman Write]
I am not doing something that it is experimental music in relation to classical music. Joanna Newsom
[ Am Classical Doing Experimental Music Relation Something]
The music sold itself before anybody knew who I was. Enya
[ Anybody Before Itself Knew Music Sold]
I could hear and feel music going on in me, and I couldn't get it out. You can always depend on a guitar. Don Johnson
[ Always Could Depend Feel Get Going Guitar Hear Music Out]
I got caught up on drugs for a few years, I'm off it, I'm very happy, got two kids and a family and everything. And like I said I'm making the underground music, and keeping it real. Vanilla Ice
[ Caught Everything Family Few Got Happy Keeping Kids Making Music Off Real Said Two Underground Up Very Years]
For Debussy the musician and the man I have had profound admiration, but by nature I'm different from him. I think I have always personally followed a direction opposed to that of the symbolism of Debussy. Maurice Ravel
[ Admiration Always Debussy Different Direction Followed Had Him Man Musician Nature Opposed Personally Profound Symbolism Think]
I'm narrating the television series Biography. I'm still involved in my music - I have a new album out. I have an animated project in development. I'm writing a lot of things and you never know if one of them is going to become a six or seven year project. Bill Mumy
[ Album Animated Become Biography Development Going Involved Know Lot Music Narrating Never New Out Project Series Seven Six Still Television Them Things Writing Year]
I had been interested in Indian music and I actually started studying Tableaus before I met him. Terry Riley
[ Actually Been Before Had Him Indian Interested Met Music Started Studying]
Chess, like mathematics and music, is a nursery for child prodigies. Jamie Murphy
[ Chess Child Mathematics Music Nursery]
I don't like all of the music to be serious and deadly. Neil Diamond
[ Deadly Music Serious]
Any good music must be an innovation. Les Baxter Music
[ Any Good Innovation Music Must]
The hardest of all the arts to speak of is music, because music has no meaning to speak of. Ned Rorem
[ Arts Because Hardest Meaning Music Speak]
Now that I'm older, I like almost anything that's done well, even surf music and instrumentals; I really enjoyed the interviews with the Ventures in your magazine. John Fogerty
[ Almost Anything Done Enjoyed Even Interviews Magazine Music Now Older Really Surf Ventures Well Your]
That's what so sad about a lot of modern music, in my opinion, so many young bands never stay around long enough to fulfill their ultimate promise. They only get halfway there or a quarter of the way there. Alan Vega
[ Around Bands Enough Fulfill Get Halfway Long Lot Many Modern Music Never Only Opinion Promise Quarter Sad Stay Their Ultimate Way Young]
I just love where I am right now in my career. I love country music. I don't ever feel restricted by the genre. I've been able to have a solid career that we've built one step at a time and a family. I know that I'm in a good place. Martina McBride
[ Able Am Been Built Career Country Ever Family Feel Genre Good Just Know Love Music Now Place Restricted Right Solid Step Time Where]
My love, growing up on the Prairies, was country music. Randy Bachman
[ Country Growing Love Music Prairies Up]
There was one man who was interested in the color of music, the connection between light and music, and that was Einstein. Leon Theremin
[ Between Color Connection Einstein Interested Light Man Music]
When I first came to Nashville, people hardly gave country music any respect. We lived in old cars and dirty hotels, and we ate when we could. Loretta Lynn
[ Any Ate Came Cars Could Country Dirty First Gave Hardly Hotels Lived Music Nashville Old Respect]
I've always thought of music as something which gives the words their flight and their wings and the music often comes first, although sometimes I'll have a concept, a title idea, a lyric idea that I want to write and the lyric will come first. Neil Diamond
[ Although Always Come Comes Concept First Flight Gives Idea Lyric Music Often Something Sometimes Their Thought Title Want Which Will Wings Words Write]
For a long time I have compared cinema to music, I think cinema has a lot to do with the rhythm of music. Isabelle Huppert
[ Cinema Compared Long Lot Music Rhythm Think Time]
Music is my life, it is a reflection of what I go through. Lenny Kravitz
[ Go Life Music Reflection Through]
I would call it a comedy variety show. We have some people just doing straight standup. We usually try to have one musical act of sort. So its just people being funny in different ways, not just sketch, not just standup, not just characters, all of those things. Todd Barry
[ Act Being Call Characters Comedy Different Doing Funny Just Musical Show Sketch Some Sort Standup Straight Things Those Try Usually Variety Ways Would]
So no one should rely on television either for their knowledge of music or for news. There's just more going on. It's an adjunct to the written word, which I think is still the most important thing. Kurt Loder
[ Adjunct Either Going Important Just Knowledge More Most Music News Rely Should Still Television Their Thing Think Which Word Written]
In the theater, it's about taking time in a musical segment, a pause in a musical way and then moving on. Marcia Gay Harden
[ Moving Musical Pause Segment Taking Theater Then Time Way]
The musician writes for the orchestra what his inner voice sings to him; the painter rarely relies without disadvantage solely upon the images which his inner eye presents to him; nature gives him his forms, study governs his combinations of them. Hermann Ebbinghaus
[ Combinations Disadvantage Eye Forms Gives Governs Him His Images Inner Musician Nature Orchestra Painter Presents Rarely Relies Sings Solely Study Them Upon Voice Which Without Writes]
So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning. Aaron Copland
[ Accompany Expressive Form Give Human Living Long Meaning Music Planet Some Spirit Sustain Thrives Will]
People whose sensibility is destroyed by music in trains, airports, lifts, cannot concentrate on a Beethoven Quartet. Witold Lutoslawski
[ Airports Beethoven Cannot Concentrate Destroyed Lifts Music Quartet Sensibility Trains Whose]
Don't be afraid to take liberties with this music. Try and put some of yourself into it. Brian Setzer
[ Afraid Into Liberties Music Put Some Take Try Yourself]
I am pretty embroiled in moving on and moving forward with music. Andy Summers
[ Am Forward Moving Music Pretty]
I started studying music at the age of five and a half. My older sister was taking piano lessons. When her teacher left our apartment, I would get up on the piano bench and start picking out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons. Marvin Hamlisch
[ Age Apartment Bench Five Get Half Her Left Lessons Music Notes Older Our Out Part Piano Picking Sister Start Started Studying Taking Teacher Up Were Would]
They all knew my name, but no one heard the music - I didn't look the same. Ricky Nelson
[ Heard Knew Look Music Name Same]
Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into a community and find people who need him. Charlie Byrd Music
[ Becoming Community Doctor Find Him Into Music Need Walk]
I actually am always a music first person. Duncan Sheik
[ Actually Always Am First Music Person]
As rich as Cincinnati was in live music, New York was even more. Gunther Schuller
[ Cincinnati Even Live More Music New Rich York]
I remember really bonding with the first generation kids, the Chinese Canadian kids, and in high school bonding with the Latin kids and the East Indian kids. It was very interesting because it made me open to lots of musical sounds. Nelly Furtado
[ Because Bonding Canadian Chinese East First Generation High Indian Interesting Kids Latin Lots Made Musical Open Really Remember School Sounds Very]
Even if you're improvising, the fact that beforehand you know certain things will work helps you make those improvisations successful. It really helps to have a certain amount of knowledge about musical structure. John Cale
[ Amount Beforehand Certain Even Fact Helps Improvising Know Knowledge Make Musical Really Structure Successful Things Those Will Work]
In music one must think with the heart and feel with the brain. George Szell
[ Brain Feel Heart Music Must Think]
My music has always been strong in melodic content. Chuck Mangione
[ Always Been Content Melodic Music Strong]
What's really good is African drum music. Fiona Apple
[ African Drum Good Music Really]
Actually, I never liked Dylan's kind of music before; I always thought he sounded just like Yogi Bear. Mick Ronson
[ Actually Always Bear Before Dylan Just Kind Liked Music Never Sounded Thought Yogi]
The only thing that exists to me is commercial pop music. Barry Gibb
[ Commercial Exists Music Only Pop Thing]
I talked to ex-wives of musicians of the '70s for research. They're the funniest people in the world, yet there is this sad, beautiful thing in their eyes that says they've seen more than they could ever possibly tell you. Kate Hudson
[ Beautiful Could Ever Eyes Funniest More Musicians Possibly Research Sad Says Seen Talked Tell Than Their Thing World Yet]
I mean the public likes it more in Europe than they do here because the state supported organizations have felt that playing contemporary music was part of the education of the public. Elliott Carter
[ Because Contemporary Education Europe Felt Here Likes Mean More Music Organizations Part Playing Public State Supported Than]
I defied the machinery to make me its slave. Its incessant discords could not drown the music of my thoughts if I would let them fly high enough. Lucy Larcom
[ Could Defied Discords Drown Enough Fly High Incessant Machinery Make Music Slave Them Thoughts Would]
The only stuff I don't like are Broadway musicals. I hate them. I don't even like to talk about it. I can't bear musicals. Laurie Anderson
[ Bear Broadway Even Hate Musicals Only Stuff Talk Them]
Just the type of music that was around at the same time as I was writing. Some of it was wicked, definitely. But there was just one direction which I thought could be pushed that no one was pushing. Tom Jenkinson
[ Around Could Definitely Direction Just Music Pushed Pushing Same Some Thought Time Type Which Wicked Writing]
And it's a crime because the great plays of history, going all the way back to the Greeks, are part of everybody's heritage. It's just like in music, Beethoven or Mozart, that's everybody's heritage. Tony Randall
[ Back Because Beethoven Crime Everybody Going Great Greeks Heritage History Just Mozart Music Part Plays Way]
We are pushing ahead as fast as we can for all audiences, whether for the business user, the child, or the digital music enthusiast. Jim Allchin
[ Ahead Audiences Business Child Digital Enthusiast Fast Music Pushing User Whether]
People will always need love, romance, a tender touch, and really personal and deeply felt music. Susannah McCorkle
[ Always Deeply Felt Love Music Need Personal Really Romance Tender Touch Will]
After that I won a prize, I was with a group of ancient music of Spain that they helped me a lot with a grant, you see, during three years. And so I made my debut in 1944 and I found myself helping my family, it was a very poor family. Victoria de los Angeles
[ After Ancient Debut During Family Found Grant Group Helped Helping Lot Made Music Myself Poor Prize See Spain Three Very Won Years]
Nowadays, if a studio assumes that his film is bad, there is always an executive that gets more nervous than usual and thinks that if they change the music, the film will become a masterpiece. Maurice Jarre
[ Always Assumes Bad Become Change Executive Film Gets His Masterpiece More Music Nervous Nowadays Studio Than Thinks Usual Will]
I cannot write music. I cannot play the piano. Jayne Meadows
[ Cannot Music Piano Play Write]
I like all music. Well, I don't like music that was created to make money. I don't really like bands that don't write their own music. James Marsters
[ Bands Created Make Money Music Own Really Their Well Write]
I never gave up on country music because I knew what I was doing was not that bad. Willie Nelson
[ Bad Because Country Doing Gave Knew Music Never Up]
I think that people should learn about that. In most music, there's one way that you do something, and that's the only way. In jazz, it's a lot different. Billy Higgins
[ Different Jazz Learn Lot Most Music Only Should Something Think Way]
In other words, musicians know that going back to the Spoonful, what we were doing was not copying. John Sebastian
[ Back Copying Doing Going Know Musicians Other Spoonful Were Words]
The value of music is to be able to play one note at the right time in the right way. Herbie Hancock
[ Able Music Note Play Right Time Value Way]
I spend a lot of time copying saxophone players and trumpet players. Not to say that it is not important to listen to guitar players, but there's so much music out there and so many possibilities. I like anyone who plays any instrument. Bill Frisell
[ Any Anyone Copying Guitar Important Instrument Listen Lot Many Much Music Out Players Plays Possibilities Saxophone Say Spend Time Trumpet]
And I just pray that god gives me longevity in the music industry. Ruben Studdard
[ Gives God Industry Just Longevity Music Pray]
I was into playing American music, especially the blues. Mark Knopfler
[ American Blues Especially Into Music Playing]
In a broader sense, the rhythms of nature, large and small - the sounds of wind and water, the sounds of birds and insects - must inevitably find their analogues in music. George Crumb
[ Birds Broader Find Inevitably Insects Large Music Must Nature Rhythms Sense Small Sounds Their Water Wind]
Not with the Rochester Philharmonic, but I formed my own orchestra, made up of musicians from the Eastman School, where I'm on the faculty now, direct the Jazz Ensemble and teach improvisation classes. Chuck Mangione
[ Classes Direct Eastman Ensemble Faculty Formed Improvisation Jazz Made Musicians Now Orchestra Own Philharmonic Rochester School Teach Up Where]
Even though there's no forum for me on the radio for the kind of music I sing anymore, I am still excited about having a career where I can sing the best music in the world, and people will come and hear me because of the hit records I've had in the past. Johnny Mathis
[ Am Anymore Because Best Career Come Even Excited Forum Had Having Hear Hit Kind Music Past Radio Records Sing Still Though Where Will World]
I just wanted to say one more thing: I also think that when you go to play music, you're there to play music. Jon Fishman
[ Also Go Just More Music Play Say Thing Think Wanted]
I direct a lot of TV commercials and music videos. Alex Winter
[ Commercials Direct Lot Music Tv Videos]
The biggest misconception about us is that we're just a rock band. We think our music is a cross-section of many genres; a hybrid of what the six of us have grown up on. Brad Delson
[ Band Biggest Cross-Section Genres Grown Hybrid Just Many Misconception Music Our Rock Six Think Up Us]
I see architecture not as Gropius did, as a moral venture, as truth, but as invention, in the same way that poetry or music or painting is invention. Michael Graves
[ Architecture Did Invention Moral Music Painting Poetry Same See Truth Venture Way]
No one else in our family was a professional musician so this took an enormous leap of faith on their part. Tony Visconti
[ Else Enormous Faith Family Leap Musician Our Part Professional Their Took]
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute. Jonathan Davis
[ Feel Industry Make Music]
I think Shakespeare is really the one. Words as music and music as words. Everything he wrote was good, which is really frightening. Don Van Vliet
[ Everything Frightening Good Music Really Shakespeare Think Which Words Wrote]
We had to do a lot of rehearsals to get it so that it was playable. What it did was make you practice. That's good for any musician to have that kind of pressure. It brings things out of you that might not come out if you don't have to reach for something all the time. Ray Brown
[ Any Brings Come Did Get Good Had Kind Lot Make Might Musician Out Playable Practice Pressure Reach Rehearsals Something Things Time]
If we look at music history closely, it is not difficult to isolate certain elements of great potency which were to nourish the art of music for decades, if not centuries. George Crumb
[ Art Centuries Certain Closely Decades Difficult Elements Great History Isolate Look Music Nourish Potency Were Which]
Mike Patton is a genius... It is definitely the hardest music I've ever played. Dave Lombardo
[ Definitely Ever Genius Hardest Mike Music Patton Played]
Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance... poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music. Ezra Pound
[ Atrophy Begins Dance Departs Far Gets Music Poetry Too]
I want to reach as many people as possible with the message of music, of wonderful opera. Luciano Pavarotti
[ Many Message Music Opera Possible Reach Want Wonderful]
I don't want to limit myself musically. It would be really limiting if we'd neglect something we really want to do, like explore other styles of music. Billie Joe Armstrong
[ Explore Limit Limiting Music Musically Myself Neglect Other Really Something Styles Want Would]
The more alone I am, the more focused I can get. I've written things with people, some of which I liked and others I think are total travesties. Collaborating is trying to make a piece of music and get someone else to come up with the ideas. What's the fun of that? Alex Chilton
[ Alone Am Collaborating Come Else Focused Fun Get Ideas Liked Make More Music Others Piece Some Someone Things Think Total Trying Up Which Written]
It's great to have all this stuff at home. But when you want to make it for real, there's still nothing like making music with a bunch of other great musicians in the same room. That's one thing that'll never change. Ronnie Milsap
[ Bunch Change Great Home Make Making Music Musicians Never Nothing Other Real Room Same Still Stuff Thing Want]
And after I compose my programs, but it is very easy because I look to the music in a very natural way without fuss, and so I look always music, in my home, like books and books and books, choose books and you read the pages, so I do this with music, and I make programs. Victoria de los Angeles
[ After Always Because Books Choose Compose Easy Fuss Home Look Make Music Natural Pages Programs Read Very Way Without]
The tuba is certainly the most intestinal of instruments, the very lower bowel of music. Peter De Vries
[ Certainly Instruments Intestinal Lower Most Music Tuba Very]
Music has a poetry of its own, and that poetry is called melody. Joshua Logan
[ Called Melody Music Own Poetry]
It was only after Pather Panchali had some success at home that I decided to do a second part. But I didn't want to do the same kind of film again, so I made a musical. Satyajit Ray
[ After Again Decided Film Had Home Kind Made Musical Only Part Same Second Some Success Want]
The role of Barbara, in Music for Millions, was literally a tonic for me. June Allyson
[ Barbara Literally Millions Music Role Tonic]
Since in music we deal with notes, not words, with chords, with transitions, with color and expression, the musical meaning always based on those notes as written and nothing else - has to be divined. Claude Arrau
[ Always Based Chords Color Deal Divined Else Expression Meaning Music Musical Notes Nothing Since Those Transitions Words Written]
For a while we were chasing a book by Graham Greene to do Brighton Rock as a musical. We didn't get the rights, so we decided to create something from scratch, with Jonathan. By that time we were big fans of his work. Neil Tennant
[ Big Book Brighton Chasing Create Decided Fans Get Graham Greene His Jonathan Musical Rights Rock Scratch Something Time Were While Work]
Black music has increased my enjoyment of what I do. It has increased my range, my ability to reach into myself and accept myself. Michael Bolton
[ Ability Accept Black Enjoyment Increased Into Music Myself Range Reach]
My dad was a musician and I traveled around with him, so it was something that I knew. Taryn Manning
[ Around Dad Him Knew Musician Something Traveled]
Dates and periods are of interest only to the student of musical history. Peter Warlock
[ Dates History Interest Musical Only Periods Student]
I really, really love music. I'm affected by it and uplifted by it, and made to laugh and cry, and almost fall in love with the person who has made me feel so brilliant and communicated so profoundly to me. Siobhan Fahey
[ Affected Almost Brilliant Communicated Cry Fall Feel Laugh Love Made Music Person Profoundly Really Uplifted]
If our music survives, which I have no doubt it will, then it will because it is good. Jerry Goldsmith
[ Because Doubt Good Music Our Survives Then Which Will]
The people need to feel the music. Ronnie Spector
[ Feel Music Need]
One reason I left local news was that I was tired of the constant musical chairs among news directors. Jessica Savitch
[ Among Chairs Constant Directors Left Local Musical News Reason Tired]
I'm thrilled we've got a new single out, as singles were the way I first got into music as a child. Ed O'Brien
[ Child First Got Into Music New Out Single Singles Thrilled Way Were]
Music embodies feeling without forcing it to contend and combine with thought, as it is forced in most arts and especially in the art of words. Franz Liszt
[ Art Arts Combine Contend Embodies Especially Feeling Forced Forcing Most Music Thought Without Words]
I mean, I think I liked every band I ever played in because each band was different, each band had a different concept, and each band leader was different... different personalities and musical tastes. Buddy Rich
[ Band Because Concept Different Each Ever Every Had Leader Liked Mean Musical Personalities Played Tastes Think]
I have my ideas, I have my music and I also just enjoy showing off, so that's a big part of it. Also, I like to get up onstage and behave insanely or express myself physically, and the band can get pretty silly. Bruce Springsteen
[ Also Band Behave Big Enjoy Express Get Ideas Insanely Just Music Myself Off Onstage Part Physically Pretty Showing Silly Up]
My mom was a dancer, my dad's a singer and I've always had that kind of music in my life. Elvis Stojko
[ Always Dad Dancer Had Kind Life Mom Music Singer]
I believe in my music. Ralph Stanley
[ Believe Music]
It is the element I miss in electronic music - no performance, no loving immersion. Maybe that is why I was never particularly drawn to electronic music. Lukas Foss
[ Drawn Electronic Element Loving Maybe Miss Music Never Particularly Performance Why]
To put it in musician's terms, my chops are good. Cy Coleman
[ Chops Good Musician Put Terms]
My 10 year old son likes it. He's trying to play guitar and everything. He likes that kind of music. Merle Haggard
[ Everything Guitar Kind Likes Music Old Play Son Trying Year]
Elvis Costello had a brand new bag. He was a musician, but he knew all about the attitude part of it. Nick Lowe
[ Attitude Bag Brand Costello Elvis Had Knew Musician New Part]
Music is only love looking for words. Lawrence Durrell
[ Looking Love Music Only Words]
I'm busier than a busy person. People aren't scared to play this raucous, harsh music over radio speakers, so I think it's the perfect time to get in with some real serious, heavy bands. Jason Newsted
[ Bands Busier Busy Get Harsh Heavy Music Over Perfect Person Play Radio Raucous Real Scared Serious Some Speakers Than Think Time]
If you have a recital to do, you have to memorize the songs. I never use music when I do recitals. It produces an instant barrier, both for yourself and the audience. Bryn Terfel
[ Audience Barrier Both Instant Memorize Music Never Produces Recital Songs Use Yourself]
Shooting this one was kind of like a two month party, we would literally play music between takes, and other movies that were shooting on our lot would play hookey, come over and hang out and stuff. We had a great time. Mike Myers
[ Between Come Great Had Hang Kind Literally Lot Month Movies Music Other Our Out Over Party Play Shooting Stuff Takes Time Two Were Would]
The best rock musicians are the most exciting people in the world. James Daly
[ Best Exciting Most Musicians Rock World]
I try to make sure that the Buddhism is more or less implicit in the music rather than explicit. Duncan Sheik
[ Buddhism Explicit Implicit Less Make More Music Rather Sure Than Try]
To do it always right, that is what music is to me. Chuck Mangione
[ Always Music Right]
I was a teacher for a long time. I taught at a community college: voice, theory, humanities. And nowadays, music education is a dying thing. Funding is being cut more and more and more. Jon Secada
[ Being College Community Cut Dying Education Funding Humanities Long More Music Nowadays Taught Teacher Theory Thing Time Voice]
From childhood I was passionately fond of music and wanted to be a musician. I have no recollection of any real desire ever to be anything else. John Philip Sousa
[ Any Anything Childhood Desire Else Ever Fond Music Musician Passionately Real Recollection Wanted]
I'm making a record that's half stripped down acoustic which is the way I perform a lot and half of it is very produced. It's really hard to keep music simple but I was trying to keep it simple and focus on one or two instruments and vocals. Lisa Loeb
[ Acoustic Down Focus Half Hard Instruments Keep Lot Making Music Perform Produced Really Record Simple Stripped Trying Two Very Vocals Way Which]
The musicals had a good, happy feeling, saying that the world is a better place. They say it's not reality, but who cares? There's too much reality these days. Shirley Jones
[ Better Cares Days Feeling Good Had Happy Much Musicals Place Reality Say Saying These Too World]
I was improvising before I was reading music. I was just trying to play things on the clarinet by ear. I think my ear is one of my greatest assets. Pete Fountain
[ Assets Before Clarinet Ear Greatest Improvising Just Music Play Reading Things Think Trying]
My music is about the journey, about love and the human experience. Wynonna Judd
[ Experience Human Journey Love Music]
You know, there're no rules between Russell and I. We don't want to have to have to talk too much, because it's really precious, really special to play music. Benny Green
[ Because Between Know Much Music Play Precious Really Rules Russell Special Talk Too Want]
Cinematography is infinite in its possibilities... much more so than music or language. Conrad Hall
[ Cinematography Infinite Language More Much Music Possibilities Than]
I seem to have secured some place in world of music and that's kind of all that really matters to me. Chantal Kreviazuk
[ Kind Matters Music Place Really Secured Seem Some World]
Jazz is a music of great achievements but speed and chops serve a different function in jazz. Marc Ribot
[ Achievements Chops Different Function Great Jazz Music Serve Speed]
There were so many great music and political scenes going on in the late '60s in Cambridge. The ratio of guys to girls at Harvard was four to one, so all of those things were playing in my mind. Bonnie Raitt
[ Cambridge Four Girls Going Great Guys Harvard Late Many Mind Music Playing Political Ratio Scenes Things Those Were]
In every interview I've got to explain something about being white but still being into hip hop. It's gone way beyond the musical aspect of the business. And I'm as critical about music as everybody else is. Brian Austin Green
[ Aspect Being Beyond Business Critical Else Every Everybody Explain Gone Got Hip Hop Interview Into Music Musical Something Still Way White]
My music is jazz. Yusef Lateef
[ Jazz Music]
Music is well said to be the speech of angels. Thomas Carlyle Music
[ Angels Music Said Speech Well]
I don't think I have ever met a single person who isn't moved by music of some kind. Lesley Garrett
[ Ever Kind Met Moved Music Person Single Some Think]
There is two kinds of music, the good, and the bad. I play the good kind. Louis Armstrong
[ Bad Good Kind Kinds Music Play Two]
My interest in his new toy, the Theremin, isn't very big. It simply does not fit into my way of playing music. I do not want to fiddle around with my hands in the air. Klaus Schulze
[ Air Around Big Does Fiddle Fit Hands His Interest Into Music New Playing Simply Toy Very Want Way]
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. Plato Music
[ Charm Everything Flight Gaiety Gives Imagination Law Life Mind Moral Music Soul Universe Wings]
Look, I'm 40, I'm single, and I work in musical theater - you do the math! Nathan Lane
[ Look Math Musical Single Theater Work]
There's the Bacon society, which is fostered by his fourth wife Helen Bacon, but I don't know what kind of performances his music gets. He wrote symphonic music and some chorale music. Carlisle Floyd
[ Bacon Chorale Fostered Fourth Gets Helen His Kind Know Music Performances Society Some Symphonic Which Wife Wrote]
No matter what you do for a living all we have is music to get through certain situations. Deana Carter
[ Certain Get Living Matter Music Situations Through]
The market didn't define the music; the music defined the market. Charlie Hunter
[ Define Defined Market Music]
For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity. William Wordsworth
[ Hearing Hour Humanity Learned Look Music Nature Oftentimes Sad Still Thoughtless Youth]
I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying to stick to the panes of glass with its claws. Charles Baudelaire
[ Cat Claws Glass Hung Love Music Outside Prefer Stick Tail Trying Up Wagner Window]
Until MTV, television had not been a huge influence on music. To compete with MTV, the country music moguls felt they had to appeal to the same young audience and do it the way MTV did. Charley Pride
[ Appeal Audience Been Compete Country Did Felt Had Huge Influence Moguls Mtv Music Same Television Until Way Young]
Yes, but the great thing about all the people - and I don't think there is any exception - who I've worked with is they've all been very, very talented musicians. Joan Armatrading
[ Any Been Exception Great Musicians Talented Thing Think Very Worked Yes]
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre, which at one time offered great musical opportunities. Carter Burwell
[ Day Destroyed Fiction Film Genre Great Musical Offered Opportunities Really Science Seems Some Star Time Wars Which Would]
To me, the musical is best when it's a musical comedy. So if you have a very, very funny show, and very good, funny songs, that's what the musical does best. Eric Idle
[ Best Comedy Does Funny Good Musical Show Songs Very]
That's what I miss out of all this synthesized music - it starts to lose dynamics. Glenn Frey
[ Dynamics Lose Miss Music Out Starts Synthesized]
Maybe it's the music that enables them to function like that, to always take everything as it comes and never complain about the misery, hardship or injustice. Wim Wenders
[ Always Comes Complain Enables Everything Function Hardship Injustice Maybe Misery Music Never Take Them]
My brother's been producing rap music and hip-hop for maybe 10 years. Tina Yothers
[ Been Brother Hip-Hop Maybe Music Producing Rap Years]
There's only two kinds of music I don't like... Country and Western. Bobby Heenan
[ Country Kinds Music Only Two Western]
If you have music you want to play that no one asks you to play, you have to go out and find where you can play it. It's called do or die. Steve Lacy
[ Asks Called Die Find Go Music Out Play Want Where]
I have been interested in Irish traditional music for the past few years. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Been Few Interested Irish Music Past Traditional Years]
But I don't believe in organised politics, organised religion, organised music, organised anything. Link Wray
[ Anything Believe Music Organised Politics Religion]
There are peaks and valleys in anything and that is especially true for the music business. It is very inconsistent. But if you are wise, you can let those downs really bring you to another level of your personality. Bryan White
[ Another Anything Bring Business Downs Especially Inconsistent Level Music Peaks Personality Really Those True Valleys Very Wise Your]
Canned music is like audible wallpaper. Alistair Cooke
[ Audible Canned Music Wallpaper]
Whether you listen to a piece of music, or a poem, or look at a picture or a jug, or a piece of sculpture, what matters about it is not what it has in common with others of its kind, but what is singularly its own. Basil Bunting
[ Common Jug Kind Listen Look Matters Music Others Own Picture Piece Poem Sculpture Singularly Whether]
Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul. Johannes Sebastian Bach
[ Agreeable Delights God Harmony Honor Music Permissible Soul]
Everybody was on the same page. Nobody has really gone out there on a different musical journey. When we got back together again, we all wanted to do the same kind of music. Roger Andrew Taylor
[ Again Back Different Everybody Gone Got Journey Kind Music Musical Nobody Out Page Really Same Together Wanted]
I privilege the music over the lyrics. Duncan Sheik
[ Lyrics Music Over Privilege]
Music is escapism, it's entertainment. Andy Taylor
[ Entertainment Escapism Music]
I never listen to music when I write. Augusten Burroughs
[ Listen Music Never Write]
Music, I feel, must be emotional first and intellectual second. Maurice Ravel
[ Emotional Feel First Intellectual Music Must Second]
Maybe some people have written us off, but I think the new music today has also invigorated us. Lou Gramm
[ Also Invigorated Maybe Music New Off Some Think Today Us Written]
I think one of the great moments of my life was when I could write musician on my passport. Jon Anderson
[ Could Great Life Moments Musician Passport Think Write]
But a lot of the old fans are listening to a lot of the younger music. So I gotta keep moving forward, and they'll move forward too. Kenneth Edmonds
[ Fans Forward Gotta Keep Listening Lot Move Moving Music Old Too Younger]
The word music is a convenient way to talk about what I'm interested in, but actually, in some ways, it's a limitation. Anthony Braxton
[ Actually Convenient Interested Limitation Music Some Talk Way Ways Word]
I'm inspired by music. Sometimes more than I want to be. Ben Savage
[ Inspired More Music Sometimes Than Want]
When I was 15, I did not know nothing about what concerned the world of music. Maurice Jarre
[ Concerned Did Know Music Nothing World]
But nevertheless, it's music ultimately that matters in opera, and opera is a piece of music reaching out as a vision in sound reaching out to the world. John Eaton
[ Matters Music Nevertheless Opera Out Piece Reaching Sound Ultimately Vision World]
I wouldn't mind producing a movie with a music storyline, but acting in one is too close to home. Garth Brooks
[ Acting Close Home Mind Movie Music Producing Storyline Too]
There is no scientific discoverer, no poet, no painter, no musician, who will not tell you that he found ready made his discovery or poem or picture - that it came to him from outside, and that he did not consciously create it from within. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Came Consciously Create Did Discoverer Discovery Found Him His Made Musician Outside Painter Picture Poem Poet Ready Scientific Tell Will Within]
When I use the Internet, it's pretty much strictly for music. Checking out other people's web sites, what's going on, listening to music. It's pretty much a musical thing for me. Liz Phair
[ Checking Going Internet Listening Much Music Musical Other Out Pretty Sites Strictly Thing Use Web]
Music is the most powerful thing on this earth, and it's hard to be angry when you are listening to music. Jerry Reed
[ Angry Earth Hard Listening Most Music Powerful Thing]
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product. Peter Gabriel
[ Appeals Artist Being Enables Evolution Idea Living Music Piece Process Product Rather Really Sell Than Thing Way]
You're just sort of searching for this "thing" and sometimes you get it and sometimes you don't. All music is imperfect, but in jazz since you're improvising, at least the way I play, I'm trying to follow my train of thought in a solo. John Abercrombie
[ Follow Get Imperfect Improvising Jazz Just Least Music Play Searching Since Solo Sometimes Sort Thing Thought Train Trying Way]
In no instance is there to be a musical or opera of Inherit the Wind because it doesn't sing. It's an intellectual play. Jerome Lawrence
[ Because Inherit Instance Intellectual Musical Opera Play Sing Wind]
Absolute 80's is three hours of mainstream 80's music. I also do New Wave Nation that is more cutting edge. It is more punk stuff from the 70's to the 90's. Nina Blackwood
[ Absolute Also Cutting Edge Hours Mainstream More Music Nation New Punk Stuff Three Wave]
Country music is just country. It's going to shift around a little bit, doing some different instrumentations, different production styles. But it will always come back to what you heard at the Opry. Nobody wants it to change. Steven Curtis Chapman
[ Always Around Back Bit Change Come Country Different Doing Going Heard Just Little Music Nobody Opry Production Shift Some Styles Wants Will]
When I dealt with set theory, I could never make it be the music that I wanted. Harrison Birtwistle
[ Could Dealt Make Music Never Set Theory Wanted]
Social topics may hit too close to home for people, but then again, if you pull a heartstring, then that's what country music is. It's not just songs about getting drunk and leaving your girl. Kenny Chesney
[ Again Close Country Drunk Getting Girl Hit Home Just Leaving May Music Pull Social Songs Then Too Topics Your]
I don't like that, because there are a lot of people whose works I admire as actors or actresses, or musicians. And you know, I've been a big fan of different musicians or actors. Laura Bush
[ Actors Actresses Admire Because Been Big Different Fan Know Lot Musicians Whose Works]
San Francisco has always been my favorite booing city. I don't mean the people boo louder or longer, but there is a very special intimacy. When they boo you, you know they mean you. Music, that's what it is to me. One time in Kezar Stadium they gave me a standing boo. George Halas
[ Always Been Boo Booing City Favorite Francisco Gave Intimacy Know Longer Louder Mean Music San Special Stadium Standing Time Very]
My father, a mining engineer and colliery manager, gave his brood many advantages not least of which, for me, was his love of singing which gave music a central place in our lives. James W. Black
[ Advantages Brood Central Engineer Father Gave His Least Lives Love Manager Many Mining Music Our Place Singing Which]
The music industry over there seems to treat America like it's one territory even though they got offices in different parts of America - they're still quite sort of 'America is the territory.' Sean Booth
[ America Different Even Got Industry Music Offices Over Parts Quite Seems Sort Still Territory Though Treat]
Because my musical training has been limited, I've never been restricted by what technical musicians might call a song. Neil Diamond
[ Because Been Call Limited Might Musical Musicians Never Restricted Song Technical Training]
Do not take up music unless you would rather die than not do so. Nadia Boulanger
[ Die Music Rather Take Than Unless Up Would]
Music is the best means we have of digesting time. W. H. Auden Music
[ Best Digesting Means Music Time]
Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder. John Ruskin Music
[ Depraved Disorder Healthy Music Order Perfect Teacher]
I think every age has a medium that talks to it more eloquently than the others. In the 19th century it was symphonic music and the novel. For various technical and artistic reasons, film became that eloquent medium for the 20th century. Walter Murch
[ Age Artistic Became Century Eloquent Eloquently Every Film Medium More Music Novel Others Reasons Symphonic Talks Technical Than Think Various]
I'm just trying to avoid any sort of generic kind of music - I don't want to do generic jazz or fusion. Andy Summers
[ Any Avoid Fusion Generic Jazz Just Kind Music Sort Trying Want]
But the beauty of Einstein's equations, for example, is just as real to anyone who's experienced it as the beauty of music. We've learned in the 20th century that the equations that work have inner harmony. Edward Witten
[ Anyone Beauty Century Einstein Equations Example Experienced Harmony Inner Just Learned Music Real Work]
Brazilian music has many of the ingredients that I strive for in my own music: Strong melodies and a disciplined but intense rhythmic concept, and interesting harmonies. Chuck Mangione
[ Brazilian Concept Disciplined Harmonies Ingredients Intense Interesting Many Melodies Music Own Rhythmic Strive Strong]
You know, they were returning to the language of the people and trying to use musical language, particularly as Copland did to create a musical language in which all Americans would feel that they had a stake. Michael Tilson Thomas
[ Americans Copland Create Did Feel Had Know Language Musical Particularly Returning Stake Trying Use Were Which Would]
When I heard Monk in person in 1955, he was playing with a quartet in a small club. The place was full of musicians, but there was no public at all. Steve Lacy
[ Club Full Heard Monk Musicians Person Place Playing Public Quartet Small]
Music is extremely intuitive, which acting too in a different way. Katey Sagal
[ Acting Different Extremely Intuitive Music Too Way Which]
Extraordinary how potent cheap music is. Noel Coward
[ Cheap Extraordinary How Music Potent]
In all the music that deals with experimental repetition, drum and bass, dub, various kinds of house music, there's always been a quality of atmosphere and ambience. Bill Laswell
[ Always Ambience Atmosphere Bass Been Deals Drum Dub Experimental House Kinds Music Quality Repetition Various]
So now, thirty years, forty years later, I mean, I could find a whole orchestra of a thousand to put these things together in New York City alone. In those days, if I could scrape up twenty musicians to do this it was something extraordinary. Gunther Schuller
[ Alone City Could Days Extraordinary Find Forty Later Mean Musicians New Now Orchestra Put Scrape Something These Things Thirty Those Thousand Together Twenty Up Whole Years York]
The public doesn't want new music. Arthur Honegger
[ Music New Public Want]
A tour is the most intense, stimulating way to hear music; it's the best form to receive it. There's genuine excitement from people. I feel like we've stepped up a level. Julian Casablancas
[ Best Excitement Feel Form Genuine Hear Intense Level Most Music Receive Stepped Stimulating Tour Up Way]
I'll have the music, and then I'll just turn the microphone on, press Play and Record and sing. And whatever comes out ends up being the melody. Phil Collins
[ Being Comes Ends Just Melody Microphone Music Out Play Press Record Sing Then Turn Up Whatever]
When Talking Heads started, we called ourselves Thinking Man's Dance Music. Tina Weymouth
[ Called Dance Heads Man Music Ourselves Started Talking Thinking]
I have to go back to my younger days, when I just adored Hollywood musicals. Julie Harris
[ Adored Back Days Go Hollywood Just Musicals Younger]
I've never really been a traditional country kind of guy. I wanted my music to sound more like the end of the '90s and to have the kind of great music, pop or whatever, that radio will embrace. Bryan White
[ Been Country Embrace End Great Guy Kind More Music Never Pop Radio Really Sound Traditional Wanted Whatever Will]
I think English is a fantastic, rich and musical language, but of course your mother tongue is the most important for an actor. Max von Sydow
[ Actor Course English Fantastic Important Language Most Mother Musical Rich Think Tongue Your]
I love the life of a musician but I live the life of a bodybuilder. Warren Cuccurullo
[ Life Live Love Musician]
In serial music, the series itself is seldom audible... What I'm interested in is a compositional process and a sounding music that are one in the same thing. Steve Reich
[ Audible Compositional Interested Itself Music Process Same Seldom Serial Series Sounding Thing]
Musically, I always allow myself to jump off of cliffs. At least that's what it feels like to me. Whether that's what it actually sounds like might depend on what the listener brings to the songs. Tori Amos
[ Actually Allow Always Brings Cliffs Depend Feels Jump Least Listener Might Musically Myself Off Songs Sounds Whether]
So basically, I think music at its best can be everything. It can be totally stupid and very intellectual and emotional at the same time. I don't think all those things shut each other out. Ville Valo
[ Basically Best Each Emotional Everything Intellectual Music Other Out Same Shut Stupid Things Think Those Time Totally Very]
It's a music video but she was real specific on the character that Mary J. Blige was playing, and that I was playing in this video and I told her whenever you get to jump to the big screen I'd love to come with you and she honored that. Blair Underwood
[ Big Blige Character Come Get Her Honored Jump Love Mary Music Playing Real Screen She Specific Told Video Whenever]
I can't re-define music every week! Arthur Baker
[ Every Music Week]
Music is my life, professionally, for nearly 60 years. To be recognized by the academy is still the highest honor. Ray Charles
[ Academy Highest Honor Life Music Nearly Professionally Recognized Still Years]
I loved the atmosphere of the dance studios - the wooden floors, the big mirrors, everyone dressed in pink or black tights, the musicians accompanying us - and the feeling of ritual the classes had. Suzanne Vega
[ Accompanying Atmosphere Big Black Classes Dance Dressed Everyone Feeling Floors Had Loved Mirrors Musicians Pink Ritual Studios Tights Us Wooden]
This is our culture, and I don't care who the musician is, if he avoids black people, then he is scared of something. He doesn't have confidence in himself or else he doesn't believe in what he's doing. Betty Carter
[ Avoids Believe Black Care Confidence Culture Doing Else Himself Musician Our Scared Something Then]
The whole world has changed much since the '80's. In the united States, rap music and country music dominate radio and that certainly wasn't the case in the early '80's. Sheena Easton
[ Case Certainly Changed Country Dominate Early Much Music Radio Rap Since States United Whole World]
There's no way I can compete with someone who can write rap or rock and roll. Nor do I wish to. But I've always kept up to date with music changes. I worked very hard not to type myself. Elmer Bernstein
[ Always Changes Compete Date Hard Kept Music Myself Nor Rap Rock Roll Someone Type Up Very Way Wish Worked Write]
Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world. You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year. Bill Monroe
[ Acquaintances After Any Bluegrass Brought Festivals Friends Made Meet More Music Renew Than Together World Year]
Now, it's almost impossible to go out and do a film about a new form of music. Penelope Spheeris
[ Almost Film Form Go Impossible Music New Now Out]
The 1960s were big for folk music, and the Kingston Trio led the way. They were the ones who started it all. The music was fresh and alive. College kids loved it and their parents did, too. George Grove
[ Alive Big College Did Folk Fresh Kids Kingston Led Loved Music Ones Parents Started Their Too Trio Way Were]
I didn't just want to be Frank's daughter who sang Boots. I take my music very seriously and studied very hard. It's not a joke to me. Nancy Sinatra
[ Boots Daughter Frank Hard Joke Just Music Sang Seriously Studied Take Very Want]
I was a jazz major in high school, in an all-jazz band. No matter what I do, it features my musical influences. Wyclef Jean
[ Band Features High Influences Jazz Major Matter Musical School]
I hope we can keep doing it this way - making music and art that are pure products of our influences while not really having to let the whole celebrity side of it get in the way. Then maybe more virtual bands will come out and do the same thing. Damon Albarn
[ Art Bands Celebrity Come Doing Get Having Hope Influences Keep Making Maybe More Music Our Out Products Pure Really Same Side Then Thing Virtual Way While Whole Will]
I think I turned to writing really just to wake up in the morning and be a musician and to have something to do, and feel like a musician every day even if I wasn't working. Lesley Gore
[ Day Even Every Feel Just Morning Musician Really Something Think Turned Up Wake Working Writing]
I don't use composers. I research music the way I research the photographs or the facts in my scripts. Ken Burns
[ Composers Facts Music Photographs Research Scripts Use Way]
We believe our music is our ministry and we love to spread it everywhere we go. Clarence Williams
[ Believe Everywhere Go Love Ministry Music Our Spread]
There is no telling what is going to happen in the music business in the next few years, hours, minutes, seconds. Giving artists the chance to produce and distribute their own material is great, very empowering. The technological changes that are happening so rapidly now, amongst all the opinions, are in truth, only two things, inevitable and unstoppable. Pauley Perrette
[ Amongst Artists Business Chance Changes Distribute Empowering Few Giving Going Great Happen Happening Hours Inevitable Material Minutes Music Next Now Only Opinions Own Produce Rapidly Seconds Technological Telling Their Thing]
I do know one thing: I wish people were doing more dangerous musicals, more courageous musicals and not just falling into the trap of trying to figure out what the public wants, because you find out that the public very often wants what's good. Hal Price
[ Because Courageous Dangerous Doing Falling Figure Find Good Into Just Know More Musicals Often Out Public Thing Trap Trying Very Wants Were Wish]
What annoys the hell out of me is the arrogance of some people. They don't even listen to our music, they decided in advance that they don't like it. Billie Joe Armstrong
[ Advance Annoys Arrogance Decided Even Hell Listen Music Our Out Some]
I feel that after all those horrible reviews and jokes, I wasn't crazy all these years to stand up for the music I believe in. This album has proven that somewhere in the human race, the human heart is still racing and breaking and I am so grateful. Barry Manilow
[ After Album Am Believe Breaking Crazy Feel Grateful Heart Horrible Human Jokes Music Proven Race Racing Reviews Somewhere Stand Still These Those Up Years]
It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself. Johannes Sebastian Bach
[ Any Easy Instrument Itself Key Musical Play Right Time Touch Will]
I was a pretty insecure kid, didn't have a lot of friends, and was picked on a lot, and music gave me confidence. Sarah McLachlan
[ Confidence Friends Gave Insecure Kid Lot Music Picked Pretty]
I didn't want to go out and change anything. I just wanted to make the music that was part of my background, which was rock and blues and hip-hop. Kid Rock
[ Anything Background Blues Change Go Hip-Hop Just Make Music Out Part Rock Want Wanted Which]
After that I didn't listen to music as much because '70s music just wasn't... I remember all the songs, but it wasn't because I was into them, you know what I mean? Tom Araya
[ After Because Into Just Know Listen Mean Much Music Remember Songs Them]
Because I gave myself - I left school after the second semester of my junior year to pursue a career in music. and I gave myself five years to make it and I made it in three. Ruben Studdard
[ After Because Career Five Gave Junior Left Made Make Music Myself Pursue School Second Semester Three Year Years]
Music can be so disturbing and frustrating. I mean the business side of it. The actual making music part is fun, but the business side of it is just so out of control, has nothing to do with anything. Dweezil Zappa
[ Actual Anything Business Control Disturbing Frustrating Fun Just Making Mean Music Nothing Out Part Side]