Quotations that match 'music'.

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]
Even people that know Johnny Cash's music really well and know that he was married don't really know that much about June Carter. So finding out about her really helped to inform my performance and to bring her to the front in a way that she has never been before. Reese Witherspoon
[ Been Before Bring Carter Cash Even Finding Front Helped Her Inform Johnny June Know Married Much Music Never Out Performance Really She Way Well]
I really worked with icons in the music business, which really had a strong effect on me. It wasn't just pick-up gigs. Kevin Eubanks
[ Business Effect Gigs Had Icons Just Music Really Strong Which Worked]
I meet many people, I talk with them, like a TV show host. I show what's going on with Greenpeace, interesing political things, I have artists, musicians and bands. Nina Hagen
[ Artists Bands Going Greenpeace Host Many Meet Musicians Political Show Talk Them Things Tv]
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]
I enjoy all aspects of singing and I'm luckily given the choice to be part of different styles of music. Bryn Terfel
[ Aspects Choice Different Enjoy Given Luckily Music Part Singing Styles]
I got country music in me. Shemar Moore
[ Country Got Music]
Even Catholic parishes today are not wanting for talent. But no serious singer or organist will get anywhere near the typical music program, at least if he wants to retain his self-respect. Richard Morris
[ Anywhere Catholic Even Get His Least Music Near Organist Program Retain Self-Respect Serious Singer Talent Today Typical Wanting Wants Will]
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]
I got to where I couldn't listen to country radio. Country music is supposed to have steel and fiddle. When I hear country music, it should be country. Gretchen Wilson
[ Country Fiddle Got Hear Listen Music Radio Should Steel Supposed Where]
Well I was on the one hand, the more I played the guitar the more I began to really love the guitar and to love virtually any kind of music that anybody played well on guitar. John Fahey
[ Any Anybody Began Guitar Hand Kind Love More Music Played Really Virtually Well]
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries. Jimmy Carter Nature
[ Art Boundaries Common Language Love Music Nature Political Social Transcend]
But recently I began to feel that maybe I wouldn't be able to do what I want to do and need to do with American musicians, who are imprisoned behind these bars; music's got these bars and measures you know. Sun Ra
[ Able American Bars Began Behind Feel Got Imprisoned Know Maybe Measures Music Musicians Need Recently These Want]
Bobby Womack is always very real, both with his music and as a person. Etta James
[ Always Bobby Both His Music Person Real Very]
Many musicians will say they don't care about the money yet they must commit themselves to appear at given times and places, and to produce what sells, whether they believe in it or not. It depends on contracts. Lynette Fromme
[ Appear Believe Care Commit Contracts Depends Given Many Money Musicians Must Places Produce Say Sells Themselves Times Whether Will Yet]
There were times I used to go to parties when I was, you know, like 15-, 16-years-old, and I'd always bring my guitar, and all my friends would be like, sing one of the Smokey songs. And everything I sang was his music, and I could sound just like him. Teena Marie
[ Always Bring Could Everything Friends Go Guitar Him His Just Know Music Parties Sang Sing Smokey Songs Sound Times Used Were Would]
There's a place for all types of country music as long as there is honesty and realness and a real human experience for the fans. Wynonna Judd
[ Country Experience Fans Honesty Human Long Music Place Real Realness Types]
The one thing that kept our family together was the music. The only thing that our family would share emotionally was to have our dad cry over something the kids did with music. Dennis Wilson Family
[ Cry Dad Did Emotionally Family Kept Kids Music Only Our Over Share Something Thing Together Would]
My scratching I don't really think communicates to intelligent life forms. Anyone with more than one brain cell would think Kid Koala music is completely retarded. Eric San
[ Anyone Brain Cell Communicates Completely Forms Intelligent Kid Koala Life More Music Really Retarded Scratching Than Think Would]
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]
I don't control it at all. It's all up to the musicians in the group. They control it. They make all the cues, and they tell me what they want, and then I act like a mirroring device so that everyone can see what the cues are. John Zorn
[ Act Control Cues Device Everyone Group Make Mirroring Musicians See Tell Then Up Want]
This genre of music seems to want to push people into a certain time slot, which is unfortunate. Juice Newton
[ Certain Genre Into Music Push Seems Slot Time Unfortunate Want Which]
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to feed him. Cries of pain are music for his banquet. George Eliot
[ Banquet Breeds Cries Death Feed Him His King Life Music Pain Park Tis Where World]
The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces; transfer them into the domain of our nose, and we will be forced to flee. Jean Cocteau
[ Certain Domain Ear Flee Forced Into Musical Nose Our Pieces Them Tolerates Transfer Will]
The band projects just took natural priority. I didn't really have a solo career, just wanted to share the music in another way and to learn more about writing, recording, etcetera. Ken Hensley
[ Another Band Career Just Learn More Music Natural Priority Projects Really Recording Share Solo Took Wanted Way Writing]
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music. Thomas Carlyle Music
[ Being Deep Enough Everywhere Heart Look Music Nature See 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]
I'm in this for the long haul. I've been making music my whole life. Lenny Kravitz
[ Been Haul Life Long Making Music Whole]
I don't trawl record shops anymore. I usually hear music in bars or at friends' houses. Andrew Eldritch
[ Anymore Bars Friends Hear Houses Music Record Shops Usually]
You have to watch all sides of your advancement, you have to make sure people's bodies and minds are healthy and their morale is cool before you can really go out and play great music. Shirley Manson
[ Advancement Before Bodies Cool Go Great Healthy Make Minds Morale Music Out Play Really Sides Sure Their Watch Your]
'Cause I felt I didn't have anything else to prove as a musician... and boy was I wrong about that one. Rick Allen
[ Anything Boy Cause Else Felt Musician Prove Wrong]
No, I've heard over the years that it's nice for them to see somebody who's like, you know, a well-known successful musician who's Asian. I've heard it from a few musicians, too. James Iha
[ Asian Few Heard Know Musician Musicians Nice Over See Somebody Successful Them Too Well-Known Years]
I told her it was a bigger than life musical, that all the actors were going to be about the same age, late twenties into thirties. It would be a style; a kind of surreal high school. Randal Kleiser
[ Actors Age Bigger Going Her High Into Kind Late Life Musical Same School Style Surreal Than Thirties Told Twenties Were Would]
The music that I play and that I like is traditional music, maybe it's because of my age. Compay Segundo
[ Age Because Maybe Music Play Traditional]
Art, after all, is traditionally displayed against vacancies: paintings on dun walls, sculptures in empty spaces, music in quiet halls. John Hart
[ After Against Art Displayed Empty Halls Music Paintings Quiet Sculptures Spaces Traditionally Walls]
I never took sheet music seriously. I could do better myself just by listening to other people and using my own intuition. Brian May
[ Better Could Intuition Just Listening Music Myself Never Other Own Seriously Sheet Took Using]
For us music is mainly part of the entertainment world and is often a luxury. Wim Wenders
[ Entertainment Luxury Mainly Music Often Part Us World]
The expression of this idea is Queens of the Stone Age, but the idea is that you will never slack on the music and will always humble yourself at the alter of Rock. Joshua Homme
[ Age Alter Always Expression Humble Idea Music Never Queens Rock Slack Stone Will Yourself]
I'm not interested in forcing my music on people, and that's what the whole music industry nowadays is based on is forcing stations to play it, forcing people to listen to it. John Frusciante
[ Based Forcing Industry Interested Listen Music Nowadays Play Stations Whole]
I write music just for me. I'm certainly not good enough to do it on any kind of a level but I enjoy that time because it's quiet. Alex O'Loughlin
[ Any Because Certainly Enjoy Enough Good Just Kind Level Music Quiet Time Write]
Where there is devotional music, God is always at hand with His gracious presence. Johannes Sebastian Bach
[ Always Devotional God Gracious Hand His Music Presence Where]
I like what it is to sing, or to be with the others singing, to make music, but the fuss and all the things that are the exterior part of a career, has never interested me. Victoria de los Angeles
[ Career Exterior Fuss Interested Make Music Never Others Part Sing Singing Things]
The only reason that you do visual is solely for the visual. That's the only reason. It doesn't sell your music for you. Shania Twain
[ Music Only Reason Sell Solely Visual Your]
It is rare that even a jazz musician finds an individual voice. David Baker
[ Even Finds Individual Jazz Musician Rare Voice]
But music raises a lot of issues. Music is something that matters to people a lot, and they put a lot of passion into it. And I think when you have an area like that, you're gonna find a lot of issues coming up. Kurt Loder
[ Area Coming Find Gonna Into Issues Lot Matters Music Passion Put Raises Something Think Up]
And the invention of transformations of certain figures has become the most important in musical composition. Karlheinz Stockhausen
[ Become Certain Composition Figures Important Invention Most Musical Transformations]
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]
Music, which should pulsate with life, needs new means of expression, and science alone can infuse it with youthful vigor. Edgard Varese
[ Alone Expression Infuse Life Means Music Needs New Science Should Vigor Which Youthful]
The main thing that those two albums have in common aside from my music, which of course, a sense of it, you can recognize, it is that the bass on Infinite Search was playing much, much less like a bass. Miroslav Vitous
[ Albums Aside Bass Common Course Infinite Less Main Much Music Playing Recognize Search Sense Thing Those Two Which]
Without a doubt, the best way to get to know me is through my music. Shania Twain
[ Best Doubt Get Know Music Through Way Without]
Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it will have the same effect on whoever listens to it. Aaron Carter Music
[ Always Effect Happy Hope Lifts Listens Make Makes Music Same Something Spirits Whoever Will]
In our culture we have such respect for musical instruments, they are like part of God. Ravi Shankar
[ Culture God Instruments Musical Our Part Respect Such]
Has it struck you that the music which is regarded as the most sublime in western civilization, which is the music of Bach, is called baroque? Pierre Schaeffer
[ Bach Baroque Called Civilization Most Music Regarded Struck Sublime Western Which]
I was determined to carve out a music of my own. I didn't want to copy anybody. Bill Monroe
[ Anybody Carve Copy Determined Music Out Own Want]
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]
Folk music was out there. Clubs were springing up and they were hot with the college kids. Dick Smothers
[ Clubs College Folk Hot Kids Music Out Springing Up Were]
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]
Talking about music is like dancing about architecture. Steve Martin
[ Architecture Dancing Music Talking]
I am moved by music, and certain things just make my day. Bobby Sherman
[ Am Certain Day Just Make Moved Music Things]
Country music is still your grandpa's music, but it's also your daughter's music. It's getting bigger and better all the time and I'm glad to be a part of it. Shania Twain
[ Also Better Bigger Country Daughter Getting Glad Grandpa Music Part Still Time Your]
A lot of people seem to get preoccupied with what I'm wearing as opposed to the music. Sheryl Crow
[ Get Lot Music Opposed Preoccupied Seem Wearing]
Rap actually comes out of punk rock, not black music. Stanley Crouch
[ Actually Black Comes Music Out Punk Rap Rock]
When I was to come to Washington the first time as Music Director of the Boston Symphony, Mrs. Johnson phoned us to find out if they could give us a party and who we would like to meet. Erich Leinsdorf
[ Boston Come Could Director Find First Give Johnson Meet Mrs Music Out Party Phoned Symphony Time Us Washington Would]
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]
I think that is what film and art and music do; they can work as a map of sorts for your feelings. Bruce Springsteen
[ Art Feelings Film Map Music Sorts Think Work Your]
The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts. John Greenleaf Whittier
[ Best Book Charm Contains Dwells Echoes Hearts Just Music Our Suggests Thought Tones Which]
I'm asthmatic. I was a lot bigger back then, and I still get winded on stage today. But I've learned how to pace it now. I have musical breaks in there. Meat Loaf
[ Asthmatic Back Bigger Breaks Get How Learned Lot Musical Now Pace Stage Still Then Today]
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]
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]
But in those days - in the mid-'50s, early '60s - there was less than 300 radio stations that were playing country music and a lot of that wasn't full time. Mel Tillis
[ Country Days Early Full Less Lot Music Playing Radio Stations Than Those Time Were]
My father was a classical musician and my mother was a writer. John Sebastian
[ Classical Father Mother Musician Writer]
I had my own musical ideas that Mick helped me with as well. Lou Gramm
[ Had Helped Ideas Mick Musical Own Well]
I always try to teach by example and not force my ideas on a young musician. One of the reasons we're here is to be a part of this process of exchange. Dizzy Gillespie
[ Always Example Exchange Force Here Ideas Musician Part Process Reasons Teach Try Young]
When I listen to music today, it is about 99 percent classical. I rarely even listen to folk music, the music of my own specialty, because folk music is to me more limited than classical music. Tom Glazer
[ Because Classical Even Folk Limited Listen More Music Own Percent Rarely Specialty Than Today]
I should in fairness add that my taste in music is reputedly deplorable. Paul Scofield
[ Add Deplorable Fairness Music Should Taste]
Rock and roll music - the music of freedom frightens people and unleashes all manner of conservative defense mechanisms. Salman Rushdie
[ Conservative Defense Freedom Frightens Manner Mechanisms Music Rock Roll]
When I was 19, I made my first good week's pay as a club musician. It was enough money for me to quit my job at the factory and still pay the rent and buy some food. I freaked. Billy Joel
[ Buy Club Enough Factory First Food Freaked Good Job Made Money Musician Pay Quit Rent Some Still Week]
When you're dealing with music without words, titles are more a means of identification than anything else. What's the point of getting lofty? Branford Marsalis
[ Anything Dealing Else Getting Identification Lofty Means More Music Point Than Titles Without Words]
Manipulating shadows and tonality is like writing music or a poem. Conrad Hall
[ Manipulating Music Poem Shadows Tonality Writing]
I was surprised to find that I missed doing the musical. Delta Burke
[ Doing Find Missed Musical Surprised]
So, through all that early professional career I would occasionally do a musical, a pantomime or a play with songs. The next stop would be a Shakespeare, or an Ibsen, or a play by a brand new writer who had never done anything in the theater before. Trevor Nunn
[ Anything Before Brand Career Done Early Had Ibsen Musical Never New Next Occasionally Pantomime Play Professional Shakespeare Songs Stop Theater Through Would Writer]
I don't have any message in the music. Music will be fine as long as you take care of yourself. John McLaughlin
[ Any Care Fine Long Message Music Take Will Yourself]
And I just pray that god gives me longevity in the music industry. Ruben Studdard
[ Gives God Industry Just Longevity Music Pray]
I was spoiled by Monk's music because it was so good, so complete. Steve Lacy
[ Because Complete Good Monk Music Spoiled]
Don't worry about what others say about your music. Pursue whatever you are hearing... but if everybody really hates your music maybe you could try some different approaches. Wynton Marsalis
[ Approaches Could Different Everybody Hates Hearing Maybe Music Others Pursue Really Say Some Try Whatever Worry Your]
If you copy, it means you're working without any real feeling. 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 Any Copy Earth Feeling Got Means Music Real Two Way Without Working]
Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule. Samuel Butler
[ Composed Ear Feeling Instinct Life Music Must Rule]
When there were financial difficulties they still managed to provide us with music and art lessons. Jerome Isaac Friedman
[ Art Difficulties Financial Lessons Managed Music Provide Still Us Were]
Lately I've been listening to some classical music again, some jazz. Alan Vega
[ Again Been Classical Jazz Lately Listening Music Some]
Jazz music is an intensified feeling of nonchalance. Francoise Sagan
[ Feeling Intensified Jazz Music Nonchalance]
It's hard to decide how to match words to music. It's not like it's twice the work. It's always difficult for me to explain to the composer what I'm looking for. I'm not a professional; I lack even basic knowledge about writing music. Ayumi Hamasaki
[ Always Basic Composer Decide Difficult Even Explain Hard How Knowledge Lack Looking Match Music Professional Twice Words Work Writing]
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]
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]
I think it took me a while to convince Nashville that what I do is genuine and my heart's in the right place, and I love country music. Keith Urban
[ Convince Country Genuine Heart Love Music Nashville Place Right Think Took While]
The stage is close to being in the middle of the hall, so that the performers are surrounded by the listeners. I feel that we are all experiencing the music together. Emanuel Ax
[ Being Close Experiencing Feel Hall Listeners Middle Music Performers Stage Surrounded Together]
The music becomes something that is its own entity. Herbie Hancock
[ Becomes Entity Music Own Something]
Register is very important. Music sounds best in a certain register. Steve Lacy
[ Best Certain Important Music Register Sounds Very]
For me, I go in and play a few Christian songs for an audience, and now I have people come up and not tell me I'm great, but tell me that my music is helping save their lives, helping them in the Lord, and helping them end their vices. Rick Derringer
[ Audience Christian Come End Few Go Great Helping Lives Lord Music Now Play Save Songs Tell Their Them Up Vices]
You know, as you compose music, you're just off in your own world. You have no idea where reality is, so to have an idea of what people think is pretty hard. Roy Lichtenstein
[ Compose Hard Idea Just Know Music Off Own Pretty Reality Think Where World Your]
I need drama in my life to keep making music. Eminem
[ Drama Keep Life Making Music Need]
Pop music allows you to be who you are without having to wear a social uniform or to conform, which some people find impossible to do. Siobhan Fahey
[ Allows Conform Find Having Impossible Music Pop Social Some Uniform Wear Which Without]
I see music as one language. If one musical form eats its own tail, it dies. So it needs to be a mongrel, it needs to be hybridised. Sting
[ Dies Eats Form Language Mongrel Music Musical Needs Own See Tail]
Music can change the world because it can change people. Bono Music
[ Because Change Music World]
That's what I love from metal, and that's what I love from hip-hop. That's what I love from any music that's hard, that's got an edge to it-The attitude in it. Kid Rock
[ Any Attitude Edge Got Hard Hip-Hop Love Metal Music]
The BBC were not playing the music that was happening on the street so we did an independent production because we knew we had an audience. Then we licensed the album to EMI. Georgie Fame
[ Album Audience Bbc Because Did Had Happening Independent Knew Licensed Music Playing Production Street Then Were]
There's another way of making music, by touching the lives and feelings of ordinary people. Gavin Bryars
[ Another Feelings Lives Making Music Ordinary Touching Way]
Musicians own music because music owns them. Virgil Thomson
[ Because Music Musicians Own Owns Them]
So many schools have cut the music classes out of their curriculum. We're trying to fill that gap by teaching the teachers how to educate the kids about their musical heritage. Margaret Whiting
[ Classes Curriculum Cut Educate Fill Gap Heritage How Kids Many Music Musical Out Schools Teachers Teaching Their Trying]
My students frequently ask what their next project should be. My advice: immerse yourself in the music you love and you will find what you want to do; you will discover your next project. Lukas Foss
[ Advice Ask Discover Find Frequently Immerse Love Music Next Project Should Students Their Want Will Your Yourself]
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]
Every small town has its dramatic group, its barber-shop quartet, every home has music in one form or another. Kate Smith
[ Another Dramatic Every Form Group Home Music Quartet Small Town]
Listen to any musical phrase or rhythm, and grasp it as a whole, and you thereupon have present in you the image, so to speak, of the divine knowledge of the temporal order. Josiah Royce
[ Any Divine Grasp Image Knowledge Listen Musical Order Phrase Present Rhythm Speak Temporal Thereupon Whole]
I don't like rock. Honestly, I like to listen to it, but it's not for me. There's a lot of musical genres that I find interesting, but they don't suit me. It's one thing to listen to different genres, but to perform a genre that isn't yours is counterproductive. Luis Miguel
[ Counterproductive Different Find Genre Genres Honestly Interesting Listen Lot Musical Perform Rock Suit Thing Yours]
I find it enormously valuable to be sure that that the pacing is what I think it is and that the scenes have the shape I think they have musically and dramatically. Carlisle Floyd
[ Dramatically Enormously Find Musically Pacing Scenes Shape Sure Think Valuable]
Whatever I'm doing, whatever comes along, this music is something that I've always wanted to do. Tina Yothers
[ Along Always Comes Doing Music Something Wanted Whatever]
I'm hopefully touring with Colin Baker next year in Perfect Strangers. I have performed with Sylvia Simms in poetry and music evenings. I would love to do those for the rest of my career - they are so fun and witty. Louise Jameson
[ Baker Career Colin Evenings Fun Hopefully Love Music Next Perfect Performed Poetry Rest Strangers Sylvia Those Touring Witty Would Year]
I started in a research lab for TV cameras, then I worked at a tape duplication facility. That was the first introduction for me to recorded music and hi-fi. Alan Parsons
[ Cameras Duplication Facility First Hi-Fi Introduction Lab Music Recorded Research Started Tape Then Tv Worked]
I started listening to music when I wrote when I had three sons at home. Philip Levine
[ Had Home Listening Music Sons Started Three Wrote]
Jazz is a white term to define black people. My music is black classical music. Nina Simone
[ Black Classical Define Jazz Music Term White]
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 don't claim to be a musician, I didn't go to Julliard. Dick Dale
[ Claim Go Julliard Musician]
I think it should be ambitious and good music does deal with life and art and all these wonderful things. Jonny Greenwood
[ Ambitious Art Deal Does Good Life Music Should These Things Think Wonderful]
If one uses music that one does not really love, then one will not succeed in making it one's own. Lukas Foss
[ Does Love Making Music Own Really Succeed Then Uses Will]
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]
It was the early days of Rock 'n' Roll in this country. We were all struggling to learn music, it might be Country, Jazz, Classical, Blues or even Rock 'n' Roll. Jim Sullivan
[ Blues Classical Country Days Early Even Jazz Learn Might Music Rock Roll Struggling Were]
There has never been any proper commitment to marketing these artists and their music. We are not Sony. Eddy Grant
[ Any Artists Been Commitment Marketing Music Never Proper Sony Their These]
Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart. Pablo Casals
[ Beautiful Divine Heart Music Poetic Tell Things Way]
Of course, there are many, many musicians whose music gives me pleasure, but until I make contact with them, musically or personally, I never assume that anything wonderful will happen. Hugh Hopper
[ Anything Assume Contact Course Gives Happen Make Many Music Musically Musicians Never Personally Pleasure Them Until Whose Will Wonderful]
Stop trying to treat music like it's a tennis shoe, something to be branded. If the music industry wants to save money, they should take a look at some of their six-figure executive expense accounts. All those lawsuits can't be cheap, either. Jeff Tweedy
[ Accounts Branded Cheap Either Executive Expense Industry Lawsuits Look Money Music Save Shoe Should Some Something Stop Take Tennis Their Those Treat Trying Wants]
When you use music to worship you are not attempting to entertain. Cliff Richard
[ Attempting Entertain Music Use Worship]
I haven't listened to much music lately; I've been out of it. Adam Jones
[ Been Haven Lately Listened Much Music Out]
The collective conscience of a hundred musicians is no light burden. Think for a moment of what it would mean to a pianist if by some miracle every key of his instrument should suddenly become a living thing. Charles Munch
[ Become Burden Collective Conscience Every His Hundred Instrument Key Light Living Mean Miracle Moment Musicians Pianist Should Some Suddenly Thing Think Would]
If it turns out to be a hit, well, good luck dealing with fame. And if it's not a hit and you can still survive and make music you believe in, well, then you're truly blessed. I think that's where we are now. Edie Brickell
[ Believe Blessed Dealing Fame Good Hit Luck Make Music Now Out Still Survive Then Think Truly Turns Well Where]
People often called us perfectionists, but we were not looking for perfection. We were looking for some kind of magic in the music. Paul Simon
[ Called Kind Looking Magic Music Often Perfection Some Us Were]
Right now music is more my outlet than acting, but I'm waiting for that one satisfying role. Jeremy London
[ Acting More Music Now Outlet Right Role Satisfying Than Waiting]
A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become. W. H. Auden
[ Art Become Goes Immediate Music Poetry Reflective Stops Think Verbal]
Is there not an art, a music, and a stream of words that shalt be life, the acknowledged voice of life? George Edward Woodberry
[ Acknowledged Art Life Music Shalt Stream Voice Words]
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]
My parents were music lovers and collectors. It was around. Boz Scaggs
[ Around Collectors Lovers Music Parents Were]
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]
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]
I thought I had swell ideas, and wonderful musicians, but the hell of it, no one else did. Glenn Miller
[ Did Else Had Hell Ideas Musicians Swell Thought Wonderful]
I think they can co-exist. You don't have to put one down for another. I've been bitten by the acting bug, and where it takes me, it won't take away from the music. Brian McKnight
[ Acting Another Away Been Bitten Bug Down Music Put Take Takes Think Where Won]
I do know the effect that music still has on me - I'm completely vulnerable to it. I'm seduced by it. Debbie Harry
[ Completely Effect Know Music Seduced Still Vulnerable]
There's nothing like living a long time to create a depth and soulfulness in your music. Bonnie Raitt
[ Create Depth Living Long Music Nothing Time Your]
Well I guess my music came to prominence around one piece called 'In C' which I wrote in 1964 at that time it was called 'The Global Villages for Symphonic Pieces', because it was a piece built out of 53 simple patterns and the structure was new to music at that time. Terry Riley
[ Around Because Built Called Came Global Guess Music New Out Patterns Piece Pieces Prominence Simple Structure Symphonic Time Villages Well Which Wrote]
My older brother and myself always played together in bands, but we never knew we would be professional musicians. Wynton Marsalis
[ Always Bands Brother Knew Musicians Myself Never Older Played Professional Together Would]
In music, the punctuation is absolutely strict, the bars and rests are absolutely defined. But our punctuation cannot be quite strict, because we have to relate it to the audience. In other words we are continually changing the score. Ralph Richardson
[ Absolutely Audience Bars Because Cannot Changing Continually Defined Music Other Our Punctuation Quite Relate Rests Score Strict Words]
Any musician who can stop may be a musician, but they're no artist. If it's in your blood, it can't stop flowing. Paul Westerberg
[ Any Artist Blood Flowing May Musician Stop Your]
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]
That said, I'd love to do a musical, either in film or on stage. Reese Witherspoon
[ Either Film Love Musical Said Stage]
The music industry is saying, This is the format, and if you'll fit into this format, you can be on radio, and if radio will play you, MTV will expose you, and MTV will expose you, we'll sell records. Nikki Sixx
[ Expose Fit Format Industry Into Mtv Music Play Radio Records Saying Sell Will]
I'm really fed up with all the credibility talk. A lot of times it seems to be more important than the music. Well, I guess for a lot of people it actually is. We don't care for credibility. Mark McGrath
[ Actually Care Credibility Fed Guess Important Lot More Music Really Seems Talk Than Times Up Well]
Yes, fractals are what I want to find in my music. Gyorgy Ligeti
[ Find Music Want Yes]
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]
When I left the band I said Look, I am ready to move on. I was interested in playing with some of the other people that I had bee a studio musician with. John Sebastian
[ Am Band Bee Had Interested Left Look Move Musician Other Playing Ready Said Some Studio]
In the beginning, I was searching for myself in my music. My music was for me. I didn't have the mental room to be conscious of the listener; I wrote to save myself. Ayumi Hamasaki
[ Beginning Conscious Listener Mental Music Myself Room Save Searching Wrote]
People thought me a bit strange at first; a blond haired, blue-eyed Norwegian who sang Mexican folk songs, but I used it to my advantage and got a job. And so the music became my ticket to education. David Soul
[ Advantage Became Bit Blond Blue-Eyed Education First Folk Got Job Mexican Music Norwegian Sang Songs Strange Thought Ticket Used]
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]
I'm just thrilled to see people enjoying the music. Juice Newton
[ Enjoying Just Music See Thrilled]
I may be helping to bring harmony between people through my music. Nat King Cole
[ Between Bring Harmony Helping May Music Through]
You've got Corey Feldman doing his thing, and the problem is, they're trying to be pop stars. You can't compare Salty to any of the other actors out there playing music. Dustin Diamond
[ Actors Any Compare Corey Doing Feldman Got His Music Other Out Playing Pop Problem Salty Stars Thing Trying]
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]
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]
People dance and we have a lot of music and... this might be the closet I get for a while. Cameron Crowe
[ Closet Dance Get Lot Might Music While]
May not music be described as the mathematics of the sense, mathematics as music of the reason? The musician feels mathematics, the mathematician thinks music: music the dream, mathematics the working life. James Joseph Sylvester
[ Described Dream Feels Life Mathematician Mathematics May Music Musician Reason Sense Thinks Working]
Musicals are written and then rewritten. Those things used to happen on the road. Now they are done in New York during preview performances. Peter Stone
[ Done During Happen Musicals New Now Performances Preview Rewritten Road Then Things Those Used Written York]
I'm playin' the music I like. Mose Allison
[ Music Playin]
What a thrill it was to play opposite Maurice Evans in this brilliant, dazzling musical, based on the life of two of the greatest personalities in stage history. Dinah Sheridan
[ Based Brilliant Dazzling Evans Greatest History Life Maurice Musical Opposite Personalities Play Stage Thrill Two]
The record company started as an adjunct to that, to give young composers their first recorded performances; to give young musicians their first debut on a recording. These are all things that big record companies would never touch because there is no money in it! Gunther Schuller
[ Adjunct Because Big Companies Company Composers Debut First Give Money Musicians Never Performances Record Recorded Recording Started Their These Things Touch Would Young]
Sondheim writes the music and lyrics, and because he's so smart and goes so deep with his feelings, there's a lot to explore, get involved with and learn about. Bernadette Peters
[ Because Deep Explore Feelings Get Goes His Involved Learn Lot Lyrics Music Smart Sondheim Writes]
It's - as opposed to tape where you have a magnetic tape that's excited by frequencies that you hit, digital was a process where musical sounds are transferred to numbers and stored as numbers. Herb Alpert
[ Digital Excited Frequencies Hit Magnetic Musical Numbers Opposed Process Sounds Stored Tape Transferred Where]
That's Tommy, this great producer who comes in contact with people and must have a mental library of personnel who are great for this and great for that, and he brought this whole group of musicians to the project that I'd never worked with before. Al Jarreau
[ Before Brought Comes Contact Great Group Library Mental Musicians Must Never Personnel Producer Project Tommy Whole Worked]
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]
When you are real in your music, people know it and they feel your authenticity. Wynonna Judd
[ Authenticity Feel Know Music Real Your]
And so for a couple of years my life was divided between my music and my school books. James Weldon Johnson
[ Between Books Couple Divided Life Music School Years]
I'm not terribly happy about rock and roll. Certain rock music is uninspiring, numbing; it makes you feel like an idiot. Manuel Puig
[ Certain Feel Happy Idiot Makes Music Numbing Rock Roll Terribly Uninspiring]
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]
That was probably the stamp that went into my mind, because I worked in television for many years, doing that kind of music, so that really was my strong forte. Skitch Henderson
[ Because Doing Forte Into Kind Many Mind Music Probably Really Stamp Strong Television Went Worked Years]
I dress up a certain way because I respect the music. Wynton Marsalis
[ Because Certain Dress Music Respect Up Way]
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]
I guess fortunate that I'm still around and I emphasize I guess because you never can tell what musicians would be playing had they been around as long as I have. Sonny Rollins
[ Around Because Been Emphasize Fortunate Guess Had Long Musicians Never Playing Still Tell Would]
Music is really all about experimentation and lots of trial and error. It's just mind-numbingly boring until you hit on something that works well. Martin Gore
[ Boring Error Experimentation Hit Just Lots Music Really Something Trial Until Well Works]
No, I think that a person writes a poem because they have an inner urge of something that they want to express, and I think it's that inner urge that you want to express when you write a piece of music. Leo Ornstein
[ Because Express Inner Music Person Piece Poem Something Think Urge Want Write Writes]
Every few generations there are people who come along that change the way we look at the world, for musical enthusiasts Monk is one of these individuals. John Conyers
[ Along Change Come Enthusiasts Every Few Generations Individuals Look Monk Musical These Way World]
Back when we were first making records, you didn't just make the music, you put a great deal of energy into the way it looked, and every word that was written on the whole thing. Ann Wilson
[ Back Deal Energy Every First Great Into Just Looked Make Making Music Put Records Thing Way Were Whole Word Written]
I became a musician because that's really what I wanted to do when I was fifteen, but I had other abilities. Robyn Hitchcock
[ Abilities Became Because Fifteen Had Musician Other Really Wanted]
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]
My skin is hard when it comes to my music. But with my movies, I'm still a virgin in a lot of ways. I'm not used to being shot down for no reason. Will Smith
[ Being Comes Down Hard Lot Movies Music Reason Shot Skin Still Used Ways]
If you think my music is sentimental and self-absorbed, I agree with you. James Taylor
[ Agree Music Self-Absorbed Sentimental Think]
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]
Rock became an incredible commercial success, people just became bored with serious music, and it was forgotten. Henry Flynt
[ Became Bored Commercial Forgotten Incredible Just Music Rock Serious Success]
Music stops you from thinking. Peter Weir
[ Music Stops Thinking]
The local music community here was dying for a place to record, so we started doing acoustic, folk and bluegrass and then did rock projects for other bands, as well as for my son Tal and my own work. Randy Bachman
[ Acoustic Bands Bluegrass Community Did Doing Dying Folk Here Local Music Other Own Place Projects Record Rock Son Started Then Well Work]
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]
English music is white - it evades everything. Edward Elgar
[ English Everything Music White]
A lot of music you might listen to is pretty vapid, it doesn't always deal with our deeper issues. These are the things I'm interested in now, particularly at my age. Annie Lennox
[ Age Always Deal Deeper Interested Issues Listen Lot Might Music Now Our Particularly Pretty These Things Vapid]
I never was very capable of expressing my feelings or emotions in words. I don't know whether this is the cause why I did it in music and also why I did it in painting. Or vice versa: That I had this way as an outlet. I could renounce expressing something in words. Arnold Schoenberg
[ Also Capable Cause Could Did Emotions Expressing Feelings Had Know Music Never Outlet Painting Renounce Something Versa Very Vice Way Whether Why Words]
I feel this music has nurtured me as I've been immersing myself in it. I've felt supported by it. Sting
[ Been Feel Felt Music Myself Nurtured Supported]
Country and western is the music of the devil. That's the real truth of the matter. My late Mother, bless her, loved country and western. God, I couldn't handle it. Rick Wakeman
[ Bless Country Devil God Handle Her Late Loved Matter Mother Music Real Truth Western]
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to. Elvis Presley Music
[ Anything Know Line Music]
Like family, we are tied to each other. This is what all good musicians understand. Billy Joel
[ Each Family Good Musicians Other Tied Understand]
Political people don't solve stuff - not really. Political people are like guys in pop music. Bruce Sterling
[ Guys Music Political Pop Really Solve Stuff]
I've heard some tunes in recent years that were pretty close to that same idea. The idea was you turn on the radio and you want to hear some music and up comes a commercial. Mose Allison
[ Close Comes Commercial Hear Heard Idea Music Pretty Radio Recent Same Some Tunes Turn Up Want Were Years]
Music is always occurring. It is just a matter of marketing, attention, and many other factors, that determines whether people will hear these songs or not. Judy Collins
[ Always Attention Determines Factors Hear Just Many Marketing Matter Music Occurring Other Songs These Whether Will]
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 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]
When I'm alone at home, I really prefer to listen to Wagner's orchestral music rather than any vocal music. I find it illuminating not to have to pay attention to voices in the recordings. Kiri Te Kanawa
[ Alone Any Attention Find Home Illuminating Listen Music Orchestral Pay Prefer Rather Really Recordings Than Vocal Voices Wagner]
The William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh... was the place where Champagne Music was born. Lawrence Welk
[ Born Champagne Hotel Music Penn Pittsburgh Place Where William]
A musician has to find a way to make his music mean something special - spiritually or however you can. Charlie Byrd
[ Find His However Make Mean Music Musician Something Special Spiritually Way]
I got started when I was 3 years old because my father was a music teacher and my lessons were free. Instead of learning to walk, you learn to play the piano. Carla Bley
[ Because Father Free Got Instead Learn Learning Lessons Music Old Piano Play Started Teacher Walk Were Years]
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]
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]
Imagery is like music. Steven Bochco
[ Imagery Music]
The prime goal of an author is the same as a musician, which is to emotionally connect with the reader in some way or another. Ken Hill
[ Another Author Connect Emotionally Goal Musician Prime Reader Same Some Way Which]
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]
There's definitely an old school element to my music, but I also think it's modern. Lenny Kravitz
[ Also Definitely Element Modern Music Old School Think]
I always wanted to play music and have it be my career and knew this by the age of 12. Johnny Winter
[ Age Always Career Knew Music Play Wanted]
I can write music but I'm not much for words. Jim Diamond
[ Much Music Words Write]
I've also become much more the musician I've always wanted to be. John Fogerty
[ Also Always Become More Much Musician Wanted]
Music is essentially built upon primitive memory structures. Morton Feldman
[ Built Essentially Memory Music Primitive Structures Upon]
It's meant to reaffirm the validity of that music - clean, minimalist, honest, classic music. Dwight Yoakam
[ Classic Clean Honest Meant Minimalist Music Reaffirm Validity]
As a musician, basically the masses never thought I was a musician. Kip Winger
[ Basically Masses Musician Never Thought]
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]
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]
I talk to people who are musicians, and they go, Oh this is hell. And I go, Are you kidding me? You never put tar paper on a roof, did ya? Chris Isaak
[ Did Go Hell Kidding Musicians Never Oh Paper Put Roof Talk Tar Ya]
The people on the business side in the music business are kind of different from the theatre business. I think it's partly because there are different pressures on the industries. Tim Curry
[ Because Business Different Industries Kind Music Partly Pressures Side Theatre Think]
My hope is that out of all the anger and seeming hostility that we hear in some of today's music will come some sort of coalition that will become politically involved. Roberta Flack
[ Anger Become Coalition Come Hear Hope Hostility Involved Music Out Politically Seeming Some Sort Today Will]
Music was important. Football was the easy part. Zinedine Zidane
[ Easy Football Important Music Part]
I mean, the way I see it is, every penny I've ever made through music is free money. Melissa Auf der Maur
[ Ever Every Free Made Mean Money Music Penny See Through Way]
So evidently music was a killer app and is a killer app for computer and the Internet; it just took the tech industry a long time to hear that message. Thomas Dolby
[ Computer Evidently Hear Industry Internet Just Killer Long Message Music Tech Time Took]
I want to communicate through my music. If you want to know Geri Halliwell listen to my album: it tells you more about me than a documentary ever could. Geri Halliwell
[ Album Communicate Could Documentary Ever Know Listen More Music Tells Than Through Want]
This is my chance to get out there and appease the fans of my music as well as show people that I do do standup comedy because a lot of people don't know that's where I started. Nick Cannon
[ Appease Because Chance Comedy Fans Get Know Lot Music Out Show Standup Started Well Where]
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 essentially useless, as is life. George Santayana
[ Essentially Life Music Useless]
It is desirable that people make music on the breath, with the breath. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
[ Breath Desirable Make Music]
I remember times when the whole music scene was just flourishing. Roscoe Mitchell
[ Flourishing Just Music Remember Scene Times Whole]
As a developing musician, skiffle became a platform for me to start playing music. Van Morrison
[ Became Developing Music Musician Platform Playing Skiffle Start]
What came to me as a revelation was the use of rhythm in developing an overall structure in music. Philip Glass
[ Came Developing Music Overall Revelation Rhythm Structure Use]
The whole path of American music has been so much about the recognition of stylistic diversity, and the recognition of the importance of music which was from one of the vernacular traditions. Michael Tilson Thomas
[ American Been Diversity Importance Much Music Path Recognition Stylistic Traditions Vernacular Which Whole]
I'm quite sure that all true professional artists, of every description, in all walks of life, whether their craft is painting, music, sculpture, medicine or anything, have one primary concern - mankind. Chico Hamilton
[ Anything Artists Concern Craft Description Every Life Mankind Medicine Music Painting Primary Professional Quite Sculpture Sure Their True Walks Whether]
Musician jokes are a kind of joke that usually have to do with how much money someone makes. Musicians are always starving, so they're really mean to each other about who makes what. Jackson Browne
[ Always Each How Joke Jokes Kind Makes Mean Money Much Musician Musicians Other Really Someone Starving Usually]
Working with people, the musical part is one thing but the personal part is totally different and just as critical. If the friendship is there and it's a lasting friendship, then it will take care of itself. John Mayall
[ Care Critical Different Friendship Itself Just Lasting Musical Part Personal Take Then Thing Totally Will Working]
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]
I'm amazed at how adventurous and how dangerous the music was, and still is. I haven't heard anything like it since. I'm quite surprised, because a lot of the music on there we never heard at the time. Michael Giles
[ Adventurous Amazed Anything Because Dangerous Haven Heard How Lot Music Never Quite Since Still Surprised Time]
We started playing music from an early age and so we wasn't really aware of that side of it, the weird thing is the more successful you get the more free booze and drugs you get, they should be given to the bands who don't have the money. Ville Valo
[ Age Aware Bands Booze Early Free Get Given Money More Music Playing Really Should Side Started Successful Thing Weird]
The average music-lover hears only the production under prevailing conditions. John Philip Sousa
[ Average Conditions Hears Only Prevailing Production Under]
The role of the musician is to go from concept to full execution. Put another way, it's to go from understanding the content of something to really learning how to communicate it and make sure it's well-received and lives in somebody else. Yo-Yo Ma
[ Another Communicate Concept Content Else Execution Full Go How Learning Lives Make Musician Put Really Role Somebody Something Sure Understanding Way]
I think that in order for music to be heard in a lot of different situations you have to always consider that. Kenneth Edmonds
[ Always Consider Different Heard Lot Music Order Situations Think]
We also did something called the Texas Peace Festival, which was actually a better gig both musically, and in the way it was organised. Alvin Lee
[ Actually Also Better Both Called Did Festival Gig Musically Organised Peace Something Texas Way Which]
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]
If you're a musician and an artist, you don't just stop. Siobhan Fahey
[ Artist Just Musician Stop]
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]
I'm kind of insane when it comes to music, a little obsessed. Elijah Wood
[ Comes Insane Kind Little Music Obsessed]
While there used to be one or two Pops orchestras, now there are all kinds of European orchestras that suddenly look upon this as a golden wand that can enable them to make money recording this music. Skitch Henderson
[ Enable European Golden Kinds Look Make Money Music Now Orchestras Pops Recording Suddenly Them Two Upon Used Wand While]
I actually spend very little time listening to any new music. Gary Lucas
[ Actually Any Listening Little Music New Spend Time Very]
People have taken time out of their day and spent their money to come sit down at a concert. And it's jazz music-it's not easy for them to get to it. I don't want them ever to feel that I'm taking their presence lightly. Wynton Marsalis
[ Come Concert Day Down Easy Ever Feel Get Jazz Lightly Money Out Presence Sit Spent Taken Taking Their Them Time Want]
Yes was a band where we could explore some of those ideas, but I knew that if I wanted to get into orchestral music and make a living at it, movies seemed to be a perfect spot. Trevor Rabin
[ Band Could Explore Get Ideas Into Knew Living Make Movies Music Orchestral Perfect Seemed Some Spot Those Wanted Where Yes]
You get below the Mason-Dixon line and you have some of the best music, culture, the two races, the literature, and it's so rich. Robert Duvall
[ Below Best Culture Get Line Literature Music Races Rich Some Two]
I would happy for someone to download my music. Joanna Newsom
[ Download Happy Music Someone Would]
I believe that music is a force in itself. It is there and it needs an outlet, a medium. In a way, we are just the medium. Maynard James Keenan
[ Believe Force Itself Just Medium Music Needs Outlet Way]
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]
So you do shorter versions of the hits, or you take out a long guitar solo or things like that to make time for the hits and new music as well. But I don't think any of us ever get to do as much new music as we would like to. Lee Ann Womack
[ Any Ever Get Guitar Hits Long Make Much Music New Out Shorter Solo Take Things Think Time Us Versions Well Would]
When I was younger, studying classical music, I really had to put in the time. Three hours a day is not even nice - you have to put in six. Alicia Keys
[ Classical Day Even Had Hours Music Nice Put Really Six Studying Three Time Younger]
All my musical foundations go back to the age of 3. My family tell me that I used to listen to the old crystal set, then go to the piano and pick out the tune that I just heard. George Shearing
[ Age Back Crystal Family Foundations Go Heard Just Listen Musical Old Out Piano Pick Set Tell Then Tune Used]
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]
You can read all the textbooks and listen to all the records, but you have to play with musicians that are better than you. Stan Getz
[ Better Listen Musicians Play Read Records Textbooks Than]
Where my tastes in music are concerned, I'm a real maximalist. James Levine
[ Concerned Music Real Tastes Where]
The country experience was more of a departure. When you consider my education and my upbringing, you can see that was more of country rock outgrowth of my popular music aspirations. Tom Wopat
[ Aspirations Consider Country Departure Education Experience More Music Outgrowth Popular Rock See Upbringing]
Music is for people. The word 'pop' is simply short for popular. It means that people like it. I'm just a normal jerk who happens to make music. As long as my brain and fingers work, I'm cool. Eddie Van Halen
[ Brain Cool Fingers Happens Jerk Just Long Make Means Music Normal Pop Popular Short Simply Word Work]
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language. Robert Fripp
[ Fact Form Language Musical Possible Representation Restrained Spoken Very]
I like to make music, I like rap music. Even if I'm white, I support that music. If I want to support it or any other white kid wants to support it more power to them. Kid Rock
[ Any Even Kid Make More Music Other Power Rap Support Them Want Wants White]
The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music. Bodies never lie. Agnes de Mille
[ Bodies Dances Expression Lie Music Never Truest]
I found a certain kind of music congenial to me; it never occurred to me to write music that was academically acceptable. Carlisle Floyd
[ Academically Acceptable Certain Congenial Found Kind Music Never Occurred Write]
I wish to share and pass down some of my generation's traits, and encourage young people to create their own art, music, and literature. David Amram
[ Art Create Down Encourage Generation Literature Music Own Pass Share Some Their Traits Wish Young]
I turned on VH1 this morning just to get a little warm-up before I came over here, and I think it's just terrific. There's so much great stuff: diverse and wonderful music, good performances, great looking girls, great videos, the whole thing. Debbie Harry
[ Before Came Diverse Get Girls Good Great Here Just Little Looking Morning Much Music Over Performances Stuff Terrific Thing Think Turned Vh1 Videos Whole Wonderful]
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]
There's the soundtrack to The French Connection II'I think It's my favorite soundtrack. It hasn't been released. I actually had to go and get the film and just make a recording of it to get the music. Jonny Greenwood
[ Actually Been Connection Favorite Film French Get Go Had Hasn Ii Just Make Music Recording Released Soundtrack Think]
What I took back, because of my exposure to the Jewish music of the 30s and the 40s in my upbringing with my father, was that kind of theatrical songwriting. It was always a part of my character. This desire to make people laugh. Pete Townshend
[ Always Back Because Character Desire Exposure Father Jewish Kind Laugh Make Music Part Songwriting Theatrical Took Upbringing]
I think we could have done a lot more great music, so I was disappointed that we didn't continue making records and touring, but it's hard to argue with 10 good years. Jerry Harrison
[ Argue Continue Could Disappointed Done Good Great Hard Lot Making More Music Records Think Touring Years]
Well, I think music for kids is never anything but experimental is it? Fred Frith
[ Anything Experimental Kids Music Never Think Well]
Musicians now find themselves in the unlikely position of being legitimate. At least the IRS thinks so. Billy Joel
[ Being Find Irs Least Legitimate Musicians Now Position Themselves Thinks Unlikely]
As Erykah Badu, it has nothing to do with me, the way I look, my hair wrap, my style, it's about you and what you feel for my music. If I can make you feel like the way that people who influenced me made me feel, that's completion. Erykah Badu
[ Completion Feel Hair Influenced Look Made Make Music Nothing Style Way Wrap]
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]
When I was 15, I did not know nothing about what concerned the world of music. Maurice Jarre
[ Concerned Did Know Music Nothing World]
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]
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]
Certainly tolerance and acceptance were at the forefront of my music. Bruce Springsteen
[ Acceptance Certainly Forefront Music Tolerance Were]
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]
There is a lot of good quality music being made and from this tour and the touring we've been doing over the 10 years there has definitely been a big pickup in people showing up, especially in girls 18-24. John Campbell
[ Been Being Big Definitely Doing Especially Girls Good Lot Made Music Over Pickup Quality Showing Tour Touring Up Years]
Color is a plastic means of creating intervals... color harmonics produced by special relationships, or tensions. We differentiate now between formal tensions and color tensions, just as we differentiate in music between counterpoint and harmony. Hans Hofmann
[ Between Color Counterpoint Creating Differentiate Formal Harmonics Harmony Intervals Just Means Music Now Plastic Produced Relationships Special Tensions]
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]
High School Musical is definitely the best thing that's happened to my career and I walked away with great friends from it. Monique Coleman
[ Away Best Career Definitely Friends Great Happened High Musical School Thing Walked]
My whole mood or sense can change by virtue of the music that I'm listening to. It really does affect me on a visceral and emotional level. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Affect Change Does Emotional Level Listening Mood Music Really Sense Virtue Visceral Whole]
So many things can drive you mad as a child, not only music. Itzhak Perlman
[ Child Drive Mad Many Music Only Things]
I mean, I did a film, a musical of 'Scrooge', in '70, and the tricks were done by flat clothes and mirrors. I hope that the day will come when we don't have to turn up at all. Albert Finney
[ Clothes Come Day Did Done Film Flat Hope Mean Mirrors Musical Tricks Turn Up Were Will]
Popular music sucks so bad right now. Kristin Hersh
[ Bad Music Now Popular Right Sucks]
I thought people cared about music in a deep way, so I was writing to that spirit in people and in myself. It was me, thinking I knew what was up. Youth, who else can change the world? Kevin Eubanks
[ Cared Change Deep Else Knew Music Myself Spirit Thinking Thought Up Way World Writing Youth]
When I look at great works of art or listen to inspired music, I sense intimate portraits of the specific times in which they were created. Billy Joel
[ Art Created Great Inspired Intimate Listen Look Music Portraits Sense Specific Times Were Which Works]
Chess, like mathematics and music, is a nursery for child prodigies. Jamie Murphy
[ Chess Child Mathematics Music Nursery]
I'm not in it for the money. I like music. I love to write music. I can't imagine myself not playing or singing or writing. It would just drive me crazy if I didn't. Paul Simon
[ Crazy Drive Imagine Just Love Money Music Myself Playing Singing Would Write Writing]
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]
Under Confucianism, the use of precisely measured court music, prescribed steps, actions, and phrases all added up to an extremely complex system of rituals, each used for a particular purpose at a particular time. Benjamin Hoff
[ Actions Added Complex Confucianism Court Each Extremely Measured Music Particular Phrases Precisely Prescribed Purpose Rituals Steps System Time Under Up Use Used]
I've done some music for films and I really enjoy doing it. Ikue Mori
[ Doing Done Enjoy Films Music Really Some]
Sometimes I like to play the soundtracks to famous musicals so we can all sing along. South Pacific is one of my favorites. Our neighbors must hate us. Louise Brown
[ Along Famous Favorites Hate Musicals Must Neighbors Our Pacific Play Sing Sometimes Soundtracks South Us]
Dancing, apart to music with a beat, is my legacy. Chubby Checker
[ Apart Beat Dancing Legacy Music]
I was babysitting the night High School Musical premiered last year. I watched with the kids and we sang along to the lyrics. I was making $12 an hour. Monique Coleman
[ Along Babysitting High Hour Kids Last Lyrics Making Musical Night Sang School Watched Year]
I used the music kind of as therapy, and it's just amazing that I feel so free after doing that. I feel like I had it trapped inside of me and now I feel free. So it's been a very good therapy session for me as well. Vanilla Ice
[ After Amazing Been Doing Feel Free Good Had Inside Just Kind Music Now Session Therapy Trapped Used Very Well]
My access to music when I was growing up was through pirate radio, you know, transistor radio under the pillow, listening to one more and then 'just one more' until your favourite track comes on. Robert Palmer
[ Access Comes Favourite Growing Just Know Listening More Music Pillow Pirate Radio Then Through Track Under Until Up Your]
That's why so much of the music today sounds so much alike, because there's no in-between. So it's kind of nice to still turn some buttons every now and then. Alan Vega
[ Alike Because Buttons Every In-Between Kind Much Music Nice Now Some Sounds Still Then Today Turn Why]
My musical development stopped when Frank Sinatra died. Alex Trebek
[ Development Died Frank Musical Sinatra Stopped]
Music is the best way for me to say I love you. Mireille Mathieu
[ Best Love Music Say Way]
You don't try to get influenced by everything that's going on with all the other music around you. You don't listen to the radio - I mean, I don't. When I get ready to do an album, I don't listen to anybody else; I don't wanna be influenced. Tim McGraw
[ Album Anybody Around Else Everything Get Going Influenced Listen Mean Music Other Radio Ready Try Wanna]
You know how it is with drawers and labels in the music business. They don't want anything to be complicated. They just want it simple, as simple as possible. Mark McGrath
[ Anything Business Complicated Drawers How Just Know Labels Music Possible Simple Want]
I want them to come away with discovering the music inside them. And not thinking about themselves as jazz musicians, but thinking about themselves as good human beings, striving to be a great person and maybe they'll become a great musician. Charlie Haden
[ Away Become Beings Come Discovering Good Great Human Inside Jazz Maybe Music Musician Musicians Person Striving Them Themselves Thinking Want]
High school music teachers... nobody makes a living off it. David Ogden Stiers
[ High Living Makes Music Nobody Off School Teachers]
Jazz is the folk music of the machine age. Paul Whiteman
[ Age Folk Jazz Machine Music]
Silence is more musical than any song. Christina Rossetti
[ Any More Musical Silence Song Than]
When I think of the artists I admire and seek out musically. It's because I'm curious about where they're going to go the next time they have a chance to put a record out. It's not about where I find them on the radio dial, or how many records they're selling. Mary Chapin Carpenter
[ Admire Artists Because Chance Curious Dial Find Go Going How Many Musically Next Out Put Radio Record Records Seek Selling Them Think Time Where]
There's also, I think more so in the music business and especially for women, this ceiling that people put on you if you have children or a family and decide to spend time with them. Juice Newton
[ Also Business Ceiling Children Decide Especially Family More Music Put Spend Them Think Time Women]
They've pursued their own agendas, and they've done what they've wanted to do and not pursued traditional careers in the music industry. They've followed their own instincts, and they are in many ways maverick performers. Neil Tennant
[ Agendas Careers Done Followed Industry Instincts Many Maverick Music Own Performers Pursued Their Traditional Wanted Ways]
I think that if I had grown up and had been in show business and the movies twenty five, thirty years earlier, I think I would have made a lot more musical movies. Christopher Walken
[ Been Business Earlier Five Grown Had Lot Made More Movies Musical Show Think Thirty Twenty Up Would Years]
My life so common it disappears and sometimes even music cannot substitute for tears. Paul Simon
[ Cannot Common Disappears Even Life Music Sometimes Substitute Tears]
You see, that is it with music, you never stop learning. Dennis Brown
[ Learning Music Never See Stop]
Dreams do come true, even for someone who couldn't speak English and never had a music lesson or much of an education. Lawrence Welk
[ Come Dreams Education English Even Had Lesson Much Music Never Someone Speak True]
I have been doing music all my life so everyday when I get up I expect music will be part of it. George Benson
[ Been Doing Everyday Expect Get Life Music Part Up Will]
Woody is so musical in his filmmaking. I've never worked with anyone I've trusted so completely. He won't let you hit a false note. Dianne Wiest
[ Anyone Completely False Filmmaking His Hit Musical Never Note Trusted Won Woody Worked]
I thank the Creator of the universe to have discovered the discipline of music was the greatest gift that I could have been given, the possibility to be a student working in the world. Anthony Braxton
[ Been Could Creator Discipline Discovered Gift Given Greatest Music Possibility Student Thank Universe Working World]
It was my first big relationship and it was just very abusive. I wouldn't give him the credit of naming him, if he ever reads this. But he was older, in the music business - or so he said. Lisa Snowdon
[ Abusive Big Business Credit Ever First Give Him Just Music Naming Older Reads Relationship Said Very]
The tastes of country music fans are not limited to the narrow range defined by consultants and programmers and record company moguls. Charley Pride
[ Company Consultants Country Defined Fans Limited Moguls Music Narrow Programmers Range Record Tastes]
I have daughters who are writers and actors but no musicians. Rosanne Cash
[ Actors Daughters Musicians Writers]
We don't really have more than acouple of solos. It's just the way our music is put together. Tina Weymouth
[ Just More Music Our Put Really Solos Than Together Way]
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]
My American gay audience have continued to dance and sing to the music I make in a way that straight Americans haven't. I am grateful to them for that. George Michael
[ Am American Americans Audience Continued Dance Gay Grateful Haven Make Music Sing Straight Them Way]
To hell with reality! I want to die in music, not in reason or in prose. People don't deserve the restraint we show by not going into delirium in front of them. To hell with them! Louis-Ferdinand Celine
[ Delirium Deserve Die Front Going Hell Into Music Prose Reality Reason Restraint Show Them Want]
If our main goal is to connect emotionally, we should want to have as many tools as we possibly can to achieve that goal. The more abilities that we have, the more choices we can make musically. Ken Hill
[ Abilities Achieve Choices Connect Emotionally Goal Main Make Many More Musically Our Possibly Should Tools Want]
Certainly my only interest is not in Celtic music. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Celtic Certainly Interest Music Only]
I think it has most to do with the way in which a story is told, whether it feels real either via the music of the telling or the 'honesty' of the story. Chris Ware
[ Either Feels Honesty Most Music Real Story Telling Think Told Via Way Whether Which]
I played, like, a year of piano until I learned the Pink Panther theme. That was my goal. Once I was good enough, I quit. Now my music has to have some rock. Jack Black
[ Enough Goal Good Learned Music Now Once Panther Piano Pink Played Quit Rock Some Theme Until Year]
Dre was one of my heros in the music industry. If he's not down for his homeboys, I don't wanna be a part of him or around him. Tupac Shakur
[ Around Down Dre Heros Him His Industry Music Part Wanna]
If you pour some music on whatever's wrong, it'll sure help out. Levon Helm
[ Help Music Out Pour Some Sure Whatever Wrong]
It's really hard for actors to cross over and get any respect as a singer, and if I could just keep it separate and not use my music in movies, it's cool. Taryn Manning
[ Actors Any Cool Could Cross Get Hard Just Keep Movies Music Over Really Respect Separate Singer Use]
Heroin doesn't affect my musical life at all. Johnny Thunders
[ Affect Life Musical]
The industry does have some influence on who gets other awards. With the Mercury Prize, they don't. Jon comes from the business, but his heart is still very much in the music. Currently, we have about 12 major names that have said they want to be a part of MUDDA. Peter Gabriel
[ Awards Business Comes Currently Does Gets Heart His Industry Influence Jon Major Mercury Much Music Names Other Part Prize Said Some Still Very Want]
I have known the fruits of strikes. The bitter and the sweet. Hunger and music. Merle Travis
[ Bitter Fruits Hunger Known Music Strikes Sweet]
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]
Well, I am very happy that I was able to play a part in bringing music from the streets onto the radio and into modern culture, I worked very hard and always believed in the sounds I was creating. Ice T
[ Able Always Am Believed Bringing Creating Culture Happy Hard Into Modern Music Onto Part Play Radio Sounds Streets Very Well Worked]
People are afraid to ask musicians to be involved in projects because they anticipate being turned down. Young artists hesitate before contacting me. People in my position don't get approached often enough. David Sylvian
[ Afraid Anticipate Approached Artists Ask Because Before Being Down Enough Get Hesitate Involved Musicians Often Position Projects Turned Young]
I'd rather have a hundred thousand or a million people saying I'm nuts and I'm crazy for my musical choices and what I've said lyrically, than a million people all raising their hand on the first day. Chuck D.
[ Choices Crazy Day First Hand Hundred Lyrically Million Musical Nuts Raising Rather Said Saying Than Their Thousand]
I am still working with music, but Gordon and I no longer perform together. Peter Asher
[ Am Gordon Longer Music Perform Still Together Working]
With Sumthin Else Music Works, I wanted to spread the love and give newcomers a chance to make it because something that really helped me were all the people who had given me an opportunity when I was putting my career together. Nile Rodgers
[ Because Career Chance Else Give Given Had Helped Love Make Music Newcomers Opportunity Putting Really Something Spread Together Wanted Were Works]
The message of music was also the first thing what I learned from my first teacher. She was an organist too and she was very devoted to what she played, so she had a respect for every piece and she felt that she is not allowed to add something of her own. Kurt Masur
[ Add Allowed Also Devoted Every Felt First Had Her Learned Message Music Organist Own Piece Played Respect She Something Teacher Thing Too Very]
There's no field of music which doesn't have good ideas. Robert Wyatt
[ Field Good Ideas Music Which]
Music is music whether it is for the stage, rostrum or cinema . Erich Wolfgang Korngold
[ Cinema Music Rostrum Stage Whether]
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]
We just make music. For I never stop working. Dennis Brown
[ Just Make Music Never Stop Working]
I think music all the time. Roy Ayers
[ Music Think Time]
Schools are really bad now. Schools are not only bad in reading, writing and arithmetic, they're worse in cultural aspects, like in music and art. They don't teach you anything. John Kricfalusi
[ Anything Arithmetic Art Aspects Bad Cultural Music Now Only Reading Really Schools Teach Worse Writing]
When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison? Khalil Gibran
[ Dumb Else Flute Heart Hours Music Reed Silent Sings Through Together Turns Unison Which Whispering Whose Work Would]
Music is my love. Melissa Auf der Maur
[ Love Music]
The games industry is already bigger than the music industry, and it's mainly directed at teenage boys. Thomas Dolby
[ Already Bigger Boys Directed Games Industry Mainly Music Teenage Than]
I'm preparing for a multimedia theater piece, Airport Music, that's coming up in New York City. Jessica Hagedorn
[ Airport City Coming Multimedia Music New Piece Preparing Theater Up York]
Being an American musician means being adventurous. Michael Tilson Thomas
[ Adventurous American Being Means Musician]
Yeah, man I am going to be writing a book soon. The reality of being in a rock band in the music business'. Steve Brown
[ Am Band Being Book Business Going Man Music Reality Rock Soon Writing Yeah]
I not only wanted to showcase lyrical skills but also continue to drop knowledge on the hiphop community. I'm looking to elevate through my music, and through my music I educate. Talib Kweli
[ Also Community Continue Drop Educate Elevate Hiphop Knowledge Looking Lyrical Music Only Showcase Skills Through Wanted]
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]
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]
What makes my approach special is that I do different things. I do jazz, blues, country music and so forth. I do them all, like a good utility man. Ray Charles
[ Approach Blues Country Different Forth Good Jazz Makes Man Music Special Them Things Utility]
There's no difference in a lot of people's minds between good musicians and popular musicians. Dweezil Zappa
[ Between Difference Good Lot Minds Musicians Popular]
No, I mean we'd all definitely involved in the music business someway or another, because we're all living with it, and in it, and also we've got all sorts of things we would like to do. John Deacon
[ Also Another Because Business Definitely Got Involved Living Mean Music Sorts Things Would]
It may not be the most popular but there is a place for it. I think about the kind of music I love, acoustic, melodic, and I guess it kind of took a bit of courage on my part to think I could be one of those songwriters. Helen Slater
[ Acoustic Bit Could Courage Guess Kind Love May Melodic Most Music Part Place Popular Songwriters Think Those Took]
I think that one of Elvis' charms was that he could sing almost any kind of music. I am sure that in his heart, which I don't know what was there, but just from his singing I could feel that he was very partial to gospel music. Patti Page
[ Almost Am Any Charms Could Elvis Feel Gospel Heart His Just Kind Know Music Partial Sing Singing Sure Think Very Which]
I walk my dogs. I garden a little. I play a bit of tennis. Basically when I have spare time I'm making music. Bill Mumy
[ Basically Bit Dogs Garden Little Making Music Play Spare Tennis Time Walk]
After touring with David Bowie last year, I was inspired to look at what I wanted to do as an artist, and I realized I wanted to go back to the music I fell in love with when I was eight years old. Emm Gryner
[ After Artist Back Bowie David Eight Fell Go Inspired Last Look Love Music Old Realized Touring Wanted Year Years]
You feel the music needs something but you don't know what. So you start searching, fitting, measuring, trying. Every time you try another angle. And sometimes that's frustrating, especially if you don't come up with something for three days. Beth Gibbons
[ Angle Another Come Days Especially Every Feel Fitting Frustrating Know Measuring Music Needs Searching Something Sometimes Start Three Time Try Trying Up]
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]
Music is wonderful. Especially if there's some kind of content to it. Debbie Harry
[ Content Especially Kind Music Some Wonderful]
I don't spend a lot of time thinking of what they'll do musically, I try to imagine being locked into a windowless room with this person for twelve hours at a time. If you can look at that and think it might be fun then maybe you've got the right musician. Leo Kottke
[ Being Fun Got Hours Imagine Into Locked Look Lot Maybe Might Musically Musician Person Right Room Spend Then Think Thinking Time Try Twelve]
I'm in the music business for one purpose - to make money. Nat King Cole
[ Business Make Money Music Purpose]
If I had grown up in any place but New Orleans, I don't think my career would have taken off. I wouldn't have heard the music that was around this town. There was so much going on when I was a kid. Pete Fountain
[ Any Around Career Going Grown Had Heard Kid Much Music New Off Orleans Place Taken Think Town Up Would]
I love oldies just kind of sweet, slinky, Fifties music. The slow stuff. And Billie Holiday. Nastassja Kinski
[ Billie Fifties Holiday Just Kind Love Music Oldies Slow Stuff Sweet]
Finding a good bus driver can be as important as finding a good musician. Reba McEntire
[ Bus Driver Finding Good Important Musician]
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 love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music. Nick Cave
[ Art Bad Changed Even Exciting Form Hearts Lot Love Music Really Revolutionary Rock-N-Roll Rubbish Still Their Think Yeah]
You're just playing, playing, playing, and then an image or something will come into your mind, and basically you're just narrating it with music, letting it move along. Edie Brickell
[ Along Basically Come Image Into Just Letting Mind Move Music Narrating Playing Something Then Will Your]
Disco music in the '70s was just a call to go wild and party and dance with no thought or conscience or regard for tomorrow. Martha Reeves
[ Call Conscience Dance Disco Go Just Music Party Regard Thought Tomorrow Wild]
Have you ever wondered why young people take to music like fish to water? Maybe it's because music is fun. Plan and simple. It opens up their minds to dream great dreams about where they can go and what they can do when they get older. Isaac Hayes
[ Because Dream Dreams Ever Fish Fun Get Go Great Maybe Minds Music Older Opens Plan Simple Take Their Up Water Where Why Wondered Young]
We have been trying to play a lot of different kinds of music, and probably the next album will go back more towards the direction where you couldn't classify each song as a certain kind of music. This album you can. Mike Gordon
[ Album Back Been Certain Classify Different Direction Each Go Kind Kinds Lot More Music Next Play Probably Song Towards Trying Where Will]
Music should always be an adventure. Coleman Hawkins
[ Adventure Always Music Should]
People in England were coming up to me, saying, My mother and father turned me on to your music. This happened to me 20 years ago. When I was 40 they were saying that. Roy Ayers
[ Ago Coming England Father Happened Mother Music Saying Turned Up Were Years Your]
I'm naturally going to react to that and he'll bring out elements in my musical character that were lying dormant, because I'm relating what he's playing. Benny Green
[ Because Bring Character Dormant Elements Going Lying Musical Naturally Out Playing React Relating Were]
I love making music and I'm falling in love with making records, so it's like having two girlfriends. But I can handle it. Snoop Dogg
[ Falling Girlfriends Handle Having Love Making Music Records Two]
Pop is actually my least favorite kind of music, because it lacks real depth. Christina Aguilera
[ Actually Because Depth Favorite Kind Lacks Least Music Pop Real]
I would have quit before I went rock-n-roll. I know one way, and that's natural, and when I can't make it, I'll come home and stay. I believe in my music. Ralph Stanley
[ Before Believe Come Home Know Make Music Natural Quit Rock-N-Roll Stay Way Went Would]
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]
My music and lyrics became an extension of this Indian philosophy. Gary Wright
[ Became Extension Indian Lyrics Music Philosophy]
I think that what is important is that the music be honest and direct and that it is relevant to today. I think music needs to be of its time and speak to that time. Dave Holland
[ Direct Honest Important Music Needs Relevant Speak Think Time Today]
I have always loved the process of making the music, reading the letters from the fans who get married to my music, have children to my music and play my music at their funerals. Wynonna Judd
[ Always Children Fans Funerals Get Letters Loved Making Married Music Play Process Reading Their]
Hip-Hop isn't just music, it is also a spiritual movement of the blacks! You can't just call Hip-Hop a trend! Lauryn Hill
[ Also Blacks Call Hip-Hop Just Movement Music Spiritual Trend]
I play guitar and I love the Beatles and melodic music. Stephen Dorff
[ Beatles Guitar Love Melodic Music Play]
Music is 10% exhilaration and 90% utter disappointment. John Barrow
[ Disappointment Exhilaration Music Utter]
My love, growing up on the Prairies, was country music. Randy Bachman
[ Country Growing Love Music Prairies Up]
It was physically difficult, adjusting to wheelchair life, but I remember a great relief and happiness that I was finally getting somewhere, finding musicians to work with that were sympathetic. Robert Wyatt
[ Adjusting Difficult Finally Finding Getting Great Happiness Life Musicians Physically Relief Remember Somewhere Sympathetic Were Wheelchair Work]
A song without music is a lot like H2 without the O. Ira Gershwin
[ Lot Music Song Without]
But I love how people who are musical, they know how to dress. Amy Sedaris
[ Dress How Know Love Musical]
We all have different musical instincts, and I think they're precious and should be respected. Tony Levin
[ Different Instincts Musical Precious Respected Should Think]
I was just glad to meet somebody outside of my group of small town friends who was into music. Somebody else who had aspirations to do something more than sing at a record hop. John Oates
[ Aspirations Else Friends Glad Group Had Hop Into Just Meet More Music Outside Record Sing Small Somebody Something Than Town]
I buy records from all across the board. I get kind of a hybrid of influences in my own music. Jason Mraz
[ Across Board Buy Get Hybrid Influences Kind Music Own Records]
If an American audience is given a serious musical theater piece that is well produced, dramatically gripping and wonderfully acted, they'll respond to it. Carlisle Floyd
[ Acted American Audience Dramatically Given Gripping Musical Piece Produced Respond Serious Theater Well Wonderfully]
The intentions of record companies are not good, from the musician's perspective. Melissa Auf der Maur
[ Companies Good Intentions Musician Perspective Record]
I want kids of this generation to see that everything is cool, that there's some kind of unity in hip-hop. We all found something that's really important to us, and music is all we've really got. Missy Elliot
[ Cool Everything Found Generation Got Hip-Hop Important Kids Kind Music Really See Some Something Unity Us Want]
Music is only love looking for words. Lawrence Durrell
[ Looking Love Music Only Words]
If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music. Keith Richards
[ Any Blues Form Guitar Know Music Other Picking Playing Point Popular Rock Roll Up]
Regardless of who originally made it popular, any hit song becomes a challenge to the ingenuity and imagination of other musicians and performers. Les Baxter
[ Any Becomes Challenge Hit Imagination Ingenuity Made Musicians Originally Other Performers Popular Regardless Song]
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]
You know as I started as a shy young conductor, I always wanted to cooperate. To build up the musicians. To help them to be better than without a conductor. And sometimes young talented musicians have to be encouraged. Kurt Masur
[ Always Better Build Conductor Cooperate Encouraged Help Know Musicians Shy Sometimes Started Talented Than Them Up Wanted Without Young]
I use rock and jazz and blues rhythms because I love that music. I hope my poetry has a relationship with good-time rock'n roll. Adrian Mitchell
[ Because Blues Hope Jazz Love Music Poetry Relationship Rhythms Rock Roll Use]
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]
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]
I would love to do more music, definitely. That is my true passion. Dance is first and then music. Carmen Electra
[ Dance Definitely First Love More Music Passion Then True Would]
Movie music is noise... even more painful than my sciatica. Thomas Beecham
[ Even More Movie Music Noise Painful Than]
But the thing that will always occupy me the most is music. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
[ Always Most Music Occupy Thing Will]
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]
Music is not a commodity, it's a resource. Michelle Shocked
[ Commodity Music Resource]
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]
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]
He wasn't a great father. He was a great musician. That's always been a touchy one, and it will be until I can find the answer, but I don't know if there is one. Julian Lennon
[ Always Answer Been Father Find Great Know Musician Touchy Until Will]
A jazz musician is a juggler who uses harmonies instead of oranges. Benny Green
[ Harmonies Instead Jazz Juggler Musician Oranges Uses]
I have always been a person who is concerned with the dignity of jazz music and the way jazz musicians have been treated and are treated, and the fact that the music has not been given the kind of due that it deserves. Sonny Rollins
[ Always Been Concerned Deserves Dignity Due Fact Given Jazz Kind Music Musicians Person Treated Way]
He has a method that likens the musician to an athlete, so I do physical exercises designed to keep a musician in shape in order to perform the function, which is to play music. Herb Alpert
[ Athlete Designed Exercises Function Keep Method Music Musician Order Perform Physical Play Shape Which]
A concert is a concert is a concert is a concert. An album is an album is an album is an album. Musically, both have nothing in common. Klaus Schulze
[ Album Both Common Concert Musically Nothing]
Sometimes I think to talk too much about music almost cheapens it. Ben Harper
[ Almost Much Music Sometimes Talk Think Too]
Jazz is letting everybody do his or her thing with the music. Percy Heath
[ Everybody Her His Jazz Letting Music Thing]
I really just followed my musical instincts every step of my life. Boz Scaggs
[ Every Followed Instincts Just Life Musical Really Step]
I want to make music that will make the blood surge in your veins, music that will get people up and dance. Alex Kapranos
[ Blood Dance Get Make Music Surge Up Veins Want Will Your]
The movie adaptations of stage musicals that I've seen, without exception, in my opinion don't work. A lot of people would disagree with me. Stephen Sondheim
[ Adaptations Disagree Exception Lot Movie Musicals Opinion Seen Stage Without Work Would]
I worked on scores. I went to the musical library in Berlin which is very famous. I discovered that we had scores of Beethoven, printed scores of Beethoven, that are full of mistakes. Not the wrong or false notes, but the wrong dynamic, understandable things. Kurt Masur
[ Beethoven Berlin Discovered Dynamic False Famous Full Had Library Mistakes Musical Notes Printed Scores Things Understandable Very Went Which Worked Wrong]
I did musicals from about age 10 to 18. Alison Lohman
[ Age Did Musicals]
I never listen to music when I write. Augusten Burroughs
[ Listen Music Never Write]
I am for sure a redhead and there aren't that many of us out there in music. Melissa Auf der Maur
[ Am Many Music Out Redhead Sure Us]
We do it because we love to play music and that's what we're all about. Caroline Corr
[ Because Love Music Play]
Math and music are intimately related. Not necessarily on a conscious level, but sure. Stephen Sondheim
[ Conscious Intimately Level Math Music Necessarily Related Sure]
Filming is so much to do with rhythm, as is music, and if it isn't there then you know in the end nobody can save it really, they can't. Ben Kingsley
[ End Filming Know Much Music Nobody Really Rhythm Save Then]
We all sit in front of our mics and our scripts lay on music stands. Then the silliness begins! Tara Strong
[ Begins Front Lay Music Our Scripts Silliness Sit Stands Then]
The kind of music I like depends very much on my mood. Annni-Frid Lyngstad
[ Depends Kind Mood Much Music Very]
I mean, I could just go round and use session musicians for every song, but I don't find that helps when it comes to setting up a band for live. Derrick has been with me for donkey's years. Jay Kay
[ Band Been Comes Could Donkey Every Find Go Helps Just Live Mean Musicians Round Session Setting Song Up Use Years]
Ultimately, at the end of it, it's just trying to get into that space where you feel like you're hitting the right thing and you're making music. And it feels intuitive rather than being counterintuitive. Charlie Hunter
[ Being End Feel Feels Get Hitting Into Intuitive Just Making Music Rather Right Space Than Thing Trying Ultimately Where]
The magic of playing has to do with how much everyone wants it to succeed. If you have five players in a situation where the music is being improvised and one is determined it is not going to succeed, it won't succeed even if one of the musicians takes control. Bill Dixon
[ Being Control Determined Even Everyone Five Going How Improvised Magic Much Music Musicians Players Playing Situation Succeed Takes Wants Where Won]
Unfortunately or fortunately, in order to become acquainted with the idiom of country or rock music, it is necessary to occasionally play in a bar. Bars are a rehearsal place. Garth Hudson
[ Acquainted Bar Bars Become Country Fortunately Idiom Music Necessary Occasionally Order Place Play Rehearsal Rock Unfortunately]
Music is a language, you see, a universal language. Sun Ra
[ Language Music See Universal]
If children are not introduced to music at an early age, I believe something fundamental is actually being taken from them. Luciano Pavarotti
[ Actually Age Being Believe Children Early Fundamental Introduced Music Something Taken Them]
I love opera, I love writing for the voice, I love telling stories with music. Anthony Davis
[ Love Music Opera Stories Telling Voice Writing]
The music is the last thing I'm thinking about right now, in order of what's important. Burt Bacharach
[ Important Last Music Now Order Right Thing Thinking]
Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmosphere. James Martineau
[ Atmosphere Language More Music Poetry Possible Prayer Religion Than Without]
Like most kids growing up, I had a very wide interest. I was interested in everything. I tried to take advantage of everything, from the sciences to music to writing to literature. Michael P. Anderson
[ Advantage Everything Growing Had Interest Interested Kids Literature Most Music Sciences Take Tried Up Very Wide Writing]
I was just going more for what I've always been influenced by, European music. Kip Winger
[ Always Been European Going Influenced Just More Music]
I've been here 21 years, and I literally did walk up and down Music Row trying to break into the business. I felt very free to go into any publishing company. Steven Curtis Chapman
[ Any Been Break Business Company Did Down Felt Free Go Here Into Literally Music Publishing Row Trying Up Very Walk Years]
Growing up in Memphis and listening to all kinds of music and dreaming... So that was one of the first times I wrote a complete song and set it to music and the whole bit. From then on, I was busy with it. William Bell
[ Bit Busy Complete Dreaming First Growing Kinds Listening Memphis Music Set Song Then Times Up Whole Wrote]
The role of Barbara, in Music for Millions, was literally a tonic for me. June Allyson
[ Barbara Literally Millions Music Role Tonic]
The New York City Ballet is always about the realm of possibilities, the realm of what the human body can do, what the human spirit can do. And it's about listening, it's about listening to remarkable music and how we respond to that. John Guare
[ Always Ballet Body City How Human Listening Music New Possibilities Realm Remarkable Respond Spirit York]
I firmly believe that we have more latent musical talent in America than there is in any other country. But to dig it out there must be good music throughout the land, a lot of it. Everyone must hear it, and such a process takes time. John Philip Sousa
[ America Any Believe Country Dig Everyone Firmly Good Hear Land Latent Lot More Music Musical Must Other Out Process Such Takes Talent Than Throughout Time]
It takes a real soldier to stay in the music industry and live off the things that have been put before me and be able to survive all this time because it has not been easy. Chubby Checker
[ Able Because Been Before Easy Industry Live Music Off Put Real Soldier Stay Survive Takes Things Time]
I play a percussion instrument, not a musical saw; it needs no amplification. Where it's needed, they put a microphone in front of the bass drum. But, I don't think it's necessary to play that way every night. Buddy Rich
[ Amplification Bass Drum Every Front Instrument Microphone Musical Necessary Needed Needs Night Percussion Play Put Saw Think Way Where]
The iPod completely changed the way people approach music. Karl Lagerfeld Music
[ Approach Changed Completely Ipod Music Way]
Music is all about wanting to be better at it. Geddy Lee
[ Better Music Wanting]
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]
Do not rely on unplanned music; it comes out as though it were planned, but planned by someone you cross the street to avoid. Robert Ashley
[ Avoid Comes Cross Music Out Planned Rely Someone Street Though Were]
For two thousand years, the Church has guided the development of music, carefully legislating to fuse artistic talent and aesthetic beauty with the demands of the Faith. Richard Morris
[ Aesthetic Artistic Beauty Carefully Church Demands Development Faith Fuse Guided Music Talent Thousand Two Years]
Most people have a passive relationship with music and clothes, with culture. But music was my first contact with anything creative. Music is it, as far as I'm concerned. Martin Freeman
[ Anything Clothes Concerned Contact Creative Culture Far First Most Music Passive Relationship]
I've performed solo for 20 years now, but I don't do much of it, because if you only play alone, you go crazy and out of tune and play foolish music. Steve Lacy
[ Alone Because Crazy Foolish Go Much Music Now Only Out Performed Play Solo Tune Years]
I'm so happy to be able to give kids the opportunity to learn about amazing world of dance and music that I've have been lucky enough to make such a big part of my own life. Britney Spears
[ Able Amazing Been Big Dance Enough Give Happy Kids Learn Life Lucky Make Music Opportunity Own Part Such World]
More than art, more than literature, music is universally accessible. Billy Joel
[ Accessible Art Literature More Music Than Universally]
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]
I enjoy the videos with the sound off, where you can look at the belly buttons and everything. Really some pretty girls, but I don't know about the music. Merle Haggard
[ Belly Buttons Enjoy Everything Girls Know Look Music Off Pretty Really Some Sound Videos Where]
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]
There's a reason I moved to NYC, and if I listed all the musicians on my list you'd grow weary. Trevor Dunn
[ Grow List Listed Moved Musicians Nyc Reason Weary]
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]
I think there's nothing better than seeing a three-chord straight up rock 'n' roll band in your face with sweaty music and three minute good songs. Joan Jett
[ Band Better Face Good Minute Music Nothing Rock Roll Seeing Songs Straight Sweaty Than Think Three Up Your]
Well when I was young, when I was very young, when I was a little boy I don't remember the music I heard, but there was an article in the Brooklyn Daily written by my Aunt about how I could choose phonograph records. Elliott Carter
[ Article Aunt Boy Brooklyn Choose Could Daily Heard How Little Music Phonograph Records Remember Very Well Written Young]
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]
Corny answer is of course is that everyone who wants musicals are children in different ways, aren't they? So you think of them in different ways. There are things of mine I'm sorry haven't come here. Andrew Lloyd Webber
[ Answer Children Come Corny Course Different Everyone Haven Here Mine Musicals Sorry Them Things Think Wants Ways]
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]
It's true that I tend to daydream. I'm the same person in business as I am in music: I can be distracted and absentminded. It's my style. Gordon Getty
[ Am Business Daydream Distracted Music Person Same Style Tend True]
Music is the universal language of mankind. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Language Mankind Music Universal]
The moment at which music reveals its true nature is contained in the ancient exercise of the theme with variations. The complete mystery of music is explained right there. Pierre Schaeffer
[ Ancient Complete Contained Exercise Explained Moment Music Mystery Nature Reveals Right Theme True Variations Which]
I don't limit my taste. There's some jazz that I like and there's some opera. I've been listening to what was essentially country music, but it crossed over to rock. Rick Moranis
[ Been Country Crossed Essentially Jazz Limit Listening Music Opera Over Rock Some Taste]
The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music they should be taught to love it instead. Igor Stravinsky
[ Appreciation General Instead Love Much Music Respect Should Taught Too Trouble]
Aunt Marion was right... Never marry a musician, and never answer the door. Charles M. Schulz
[ Answer Aunt Door Marion Marry Musician Never Right]
You know, when I hear music, I just hear the whole thing. Meg White
[ Hear Just Know Music Thing Whole]
Treating your audience like thieves is absurd. Anyone who chooses to listen to our music becomes a collaborator. Jeff Tweedy
[ Absurd Anyone Audience Becomes Chooses Collaborator Listen Music Our Thieves Treating Your]
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]
One of my favorites is 'The Sound of Music'. When Julie Andrews runs through the hills singing her head off, I always wish that a gust of wind would blow her skirt up. Mark Roberts
[ Always Andrews Blow Favorites Gust Head Her Hills Julie Music Off Runs Singing Skirt Sound Through Up Wind Wish Would]
One of the great virtues, apart from the pleasure of performing these works, is that it's opened up an entirely new, expansive repertoire of American Jewish music. Neville Marriner
[ American Apart Entirely Expansive Great Jewish Music New Opened Performing Pleasure Repertoire These Up Virtues Works]
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]
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]
It means so much being a part of country music and the Opry. Martina McBride
[ Being Country Means Much Music Opry Part]
The bass, no matter what kind of music you're playing, it just enhances the sound and makes everything sound more beautiful and full. When the bass stops, the bottom kind of drops out of everything. Charlie Haden
[ Bass Beautiful Bottom Drops Enhances Everything Full Just Kind Makes Matter More Music Out Playing Sound Stops]
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]
Pop music, disco music, and heavy metal music is about shutting out the tensions of life, putting it away. Peter Tork
[ Away Disco Heavy Life Metal Music Out Pop Putting Shutting Tensions]
I think downloading is both saving and killing the music industry at the same time. Isaac Hanson
[ Both Downloading Industry Killing Music Same Saving Think Time]
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]
There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated, totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument. Aimee Mann Music
[ Divorced Down Guy Instrument Literally Lot Music Sitting Sounds Totally]
Music is the social act of communication among people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is. Malcolm Arnold
[ Act Among Communication Friendship Gesture Music Social Strongest]
Music's always been really cathartic. It's the best drug for me to get away from the everyday pressures just for a second via a good song. Ville Valo
[ Always Away Been Best Cathartic Everyday Get Good Just Music Pressures Really Second Song Via]
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. Abraham Maslow
[ Artist Himself Make Music Musician Must Paint Peace Poet Ultimately Write]
But, of course, one relies on the everyday people who just simply like your music, for whom you may not be a hobby but they enjoy being in your presence at a concert. Cliff Richard
[ Being Concert Course Enjoy Everyday Hobby Just May Music Presence Relies Simply Whom Your]
Music is not man's invention, but his heritage from the blessed spirits. Tomas Luis de Victoria
[ Blessed Heritage His Invention Man Music Spirits]
We like to think of film and music as art, but actually art is something that is not restricted. Ahmed Best
[ Actually Art Film Music Restricted Something Think]
Imitation is being rewarded. They're learning that if you fit right in the mold, you get rewarded. Music is no longer a form of expression - it's a means to a lifestyle. Mike Watt
[ Being Expression Fit Form Get Imitation Learning Lifestyle Longer Means Mold Music Rewarded Right]
I like to work with artists who are as wide in their musical taste as I am. Jim Sullivan
[ Am Artists Musical Taste Their Wide Work]
I'm associated with gospel music in the minds of millions of people. Pat Boone
[ Associated Gospel Millions Minds Music]
I like to work my camera as if it were a musical instrument. Mike Figgis
[ Camera Instrument Musical Were Work]
I have strong sentiments toward Iran, since I distinguish between the Iranian regime and the Iranian people. I highly esteem Iranian music and culture. Moshe Katsav
[ Between Culture Distinguish Esteem Highly Iran Iranian Music Regime Sentiments Since Strong Toward]
The problem is that I don't want to add another record to the world that is not necessary to be published, except to make some business. There has to be a musical reason. Eberhard Weber
[ Add Another Business Except Make Musical Necessary Problem Published Reason Record Some Want World]
And in an era where radio stations that are inclined to play Styx music are your classic rock stations and the stations that play current music look at us as dinosaurs - the only way we could reach people with our new music, generally, is to perform live. James Young
[ Classic Could Current Dinosaurs Era Generally Inclined Live Look Music New Only Our Perform Play Radio Reach Rock Stations Styx Us Way Where Your]
The thrill of hearing your own voice recorded is still there, I still love it, going into the studio and thinking how can I sing this song and between the producers and the musicians you find a way of doing it. Cliff Richard
[ Between Doing Find Going Hearing How Into Love Musicians Own Producers Recorded Sing Song Still Studio Thinking Thrill Voice Way Your]
I was the first woman ever named Entertainer of the Year in country music. Loretta Lynn
[ Country Entertainer Ever First Music Named Woman Year]
Music commands how we feel, dictates what we experience in our feelings. Sheryl Crow
[ Commands Dictates Experience Feel Feelings How Music Our]
What passions cannot music raise or quell? John Dryden
[ Cannot Music Passions Quell Raise]
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 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]
I use the music to vent, and a lot of the stuff that I am writing about or was writing about contained a lot of anger and anxiety, stress and depression, so that's how the album came out so dark. Vanilla Ice
[ Album Am Anger Anxiety Came Contained Dark Depression How Lot Music Out Stress Stuff Use Vent Writing]
We do this for the art, not the adulation. I'd rather our music get liked and we get ignored. I don't want to be adored for anything other than the music. Andy Partridge
[ Adored Adulation Anything Art Get Ignored Liked Music Other Our Rather Than Want]
I'm a businesswoman. I am a music lover. I like for people to like my music. When you listen to top 40 radio, you hear pop stuff. You hear rock stuff. You hear all these different influences. Lee Ann Womack
[ Am Businesswoman Different Hear Influences Listen Lover Music Pop Radio Rock Stuff These Top]
Conductors' careers are made for the most part with 'Romantic' music. 'Classic' music eliminates the conductor; we do not remember him in it. Igor Stravinsky
[ Careers Classic Conductor Conductors Eliminates Him Made Most Music Part Remember Romantic]
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]
There are more bad musicians than there is bad music. Isaac Stern
[ Bad More Music Musicians Than]
Like all tools, modern technology has produced some wonderful moments in music and also some horrors. Hugh Hopper
[ Also Horrors Modern Moments Music Produced Some Technology Tools Wonderful]
All music is beautiful. Billy Strayhorn Music
[ Beautiful Music]
And when they encounter works of art which show that using new media can lead to new experiences and to new consciousness, and expand our senses, our perception, our intelligence, our sensibility, then they will become interested in this music. Karlheinz Stockhausen
[ Art Become Consciousness Encounter Expand Experiences Intelligence Interested Lead Media Music New Our Perception Senses Sensibility Show Then Using Which Will Works]
I write the music, produce it and the band plays within the parameters that I set. Sting
[ Band Music Parameters Plays Produce Set Within Write]
What we ask of music, first and last, is that it communicate experience - experience of all kinds, vital and profound at its greatest, amusing or entertaining at another level. Roger Sessions
[ Amusing Another Ask Communicate Entertaining Experience First Greatest Kinds Last Level Music Profound Vital]
I didn't think we would ever make enough money to pay rent by playing music. Gregg Allman
[ Enough Ever Make Money Music Pay Playing Rent Think Would]
The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees. Andres Segovia Music
[ Above Advice Always Am Beautiful Bigger Flowers Giving Instruments Islands Little Music Ocean Profoundly Students Study Trees Very]
I am a classical music lover - not necessarily the contemporary stuff, but the old stuff. Eberhard Weber
[ Am Classical Contemporary Lover Music Necessarily Old Stuff]
When punk rock came along, the one thing you were not supposed to be was musical. Nick Lowe
[ Along Came Musical Punk Rock Supposed Thing Were]
I've never intended to be controversial but it's very easy to be controversial in pop music because nobody ever is. Steven Morrissey
[ Because Controversial Easy Ever Intended Music Never Nobody Pop Very]
I remember a moment when the Prince went back to his old school, Grammar School in Melbourne, and slightly to his horror his old music teacher produced a cello. Anthony Holden
[ Back Cello Grammar His Horror Melbourne Moment Music Old Prince Produced Remember School Slightly Teacher Went]
I take a baths all the time. I'll put on some music and burn some incense and just sit in the tub and think, Wow, life is great right now. Brian Austin Green
[ Baths Burn Great Incense Just Life Music Now Put Right Sit Some Take Think Time Tub Wow]
And then, I was thinking of doing a record just like starting with voice, because I did this one song that was just kind of a cappella, and I did it for this art piece I did where people could come and play music to go with a voice. Kim Gordon
[ Art Because Cappella Come Could Did Doing Go Just Kind Music Piece Play Record Song Starting Then Thinking Voice Where]
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]
In our house we repeated the pattern of thousands of other homes. There were a few books and a lot of music. Our food and our furniture were no different from our neighbors'. Emanuel Celler
[ Books Different Few Food Furniture Homes House Lot Music Neighbors Other Our Pattern Repeated Thousands Were]
When I did it, I was a starving musician in London in a basement flat, but a simple tune with the right singer or the right situation can become very well liked and accepted. I'm only too pleased to say it happened with that one. Mick Ralphs
[ Accepted Basement Become Did Flat Happened Liked London Musician Only Pleased Right Say Simple Singer Situation Starving Too Tune Very Well]
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 write the music because I can't really write lyrics. But I can write chords like Robin's never heard of. So I provide the music for them to add the lyrics to. Maurice Gibb
[ Add Because Chords Heard Lyrics Music Never Provide Really Robin Them Write]
For electronica music, David Linton has been doing this series called Unity Gain, which is pretty cool. Jim Coleman
[ Been Called Cool David Doing Electronica Gain Music Pretty Series Unity Which]
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]
Jazz is not the popular culture. Jazz is in the same position in our culture as classical music. A very small minority of people really love it. John Corigliano
[ Classical Culture Jazz Love Minority Music Our Popular Position Really Same Small Very]
You can never rely on musicians. I quit high school at one point to make a go of it with this band and we kept breaking up. So I went back to school. David James Elliott
[ Back Band Breaking Go High Kept Make Musicians Never Point Quit Rely School Up Went]
Well, being a jazz musician is not a rose garden! Toots Thielemans
[ Being Garden Jazz Musician Rose Well]
I think listening to real classic soul material made me learn how to feel music that's sung. Gavin DeGraw
[ Classic Feel How Learn Listening Made Material Music Real Soul Sung Think]
Personally, I think young musicians need to learn to play more than one style. Jazz can only enhance the classical side, and classical can only enhance the jazz. I started out playing classical, because you have to have that as a foundation. Doc Severinsen
[ Because Classical Enhance Foundation Jazz Learn More Musicians Need Only Out Personally Play Playing Side Started Style Than Think Young]
Music is a performance and needs the audience. Michael Tippett Music
[ Audience Music Needs Performance]
There's so much beautiful music in the world, and the kids are getting robbed. Billy Higgins
[ Beautiful Getting Kids Much Music Robbed World]
One thing I am certain of is that, if I have done anything good in music, it was, first, because of my father, and second, because of my wife. Charles Ives
[ Am Anything Because Certain Done Father First Good Music Second Thing Wife]
This American Jewish music is a new experience for us at least consciously. Neville Marriner
[ American Consciously Experience Jewish Least Music New Us]
Real music is not for wealth, not for honours or even the joys of the mind... but as a path for realisation and salvation. Ali Akbar Khan
[ Even Honours Joys Mind Music Path Real Realisation Salvation Wealth]
I think I came across Cecil Taylor a bit later, in 65 or 66. That really impressed me - Cecil Taylor is an amazing character... Both his music and the way he approaches the instrument are astonishing. Luc Ferrari
[ Across Amazing Approaches Astonishing Bit Both Came Cecil Character His Impressed Instrument Later Music Really Taylor Think Way]
And woven into the fabric of this harsh existence was music. Lesley Garrett
[ Existence Fabric Harsh Into Music Woven]
A real active music set, based and really concentrated on what the music's all about. That's what I'm all about - singing and a really good strong music set. Jon Secada
[ Active Based Concentrated Good Music Real Really Set Singing Strong]
I could compare my music to white light which contains all colours. Only a prism can divide the colours and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener. Arvo Part
[ Appear Colours Compare Contains Could Divide Light Listener Make Music Only Prism Spirit Them Which White]
I didn't want to stay in the Stones, and be stuck in a position having to play a music I didn't like anymore and that restricted me from doing all the others things I'm interested in because of time. Bill Wyman
[ Anymore Because Doing Having Interested Music Others Play Position Restricted Stay Stones Stuck Things Time Want]
Music is an art form. It is a way to wordlessly communicate. Ken Hill
[ Art Communicate Form Music Way]
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]
When Kenny first came to me, I think he was thinking of making a nice little folk record, but in my opinion, folk music had come to an end and I felt he needed to go to the next step, the next generation. Jim Messina
[ Came Come End Felt First Folk Generation Go Had Kenny Little Making Music Needed Next Nice Opinion Record Step Think Thinking]
I began to think, now is the time. I found quite a lot of opposition in Hollywood about the idea of doing a film musical and we ended up having to buy the rights back. I'm glad we did because it meant John and I were able to make exactly the movie we wanted. Andrew Lloyd Webber
[ Able Back Because Began Buy Did Doing Ended Exactly Film Found Glad Having Hollywood Idea John Lot Make Meant Movie Musical Now Opposition Quite Rights Think Time Up Wanted Were]
A love of classical music is only partially a natural response to hearing the works performed, it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully, to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated by the cultural and social prestige of the art. Charles Rosen
[ Also Art Attention Carefully Classical Close Come Cultural Decision Hearing Inevitably Listen Love Motivated Music Must Natural Only Partially Pay Performed Prestige Response Social Works]
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]
As a little kid I had a girlfriend, and her boyfriend used to beat me up, so then I used to sing these songs, and that's what it's all about. Country music is all about your heart and your people and things like that. Dick Dale
[ Beat Boyfriend Country Girlfriend Had Heart Her Kid Little Music Sing Songs Then These Things Up Used Your]
Now my music is kind of pop-rock, right? If I'm 25 and singing still, I don't want to be singing music like that. Hilary Duff
[ Kind Music Now Right Singing Still Want]
I have this massive love for the whole culture of pop music. It's my fascination, my ongoing passion. Siobhan Fahey
[ Culture Fascination Love Massive Music Ongoing Passion Pop Whole]
Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune. Kin Hubbard Music
[ Classical Into Keep Kind Music Thinking Tune Turn Will]
Not compromising the music, but there is a way, by just showing the people that you're sincere and honest with what you're doing, and by talking to them. Chuck Mangione
[ Compromising Doing Honest Just Music Showing Sincere Talking Them Way]
If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it. John Lennon
[ Art Being Believe Call Egomaniac Means Music Respect Say Then]
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]
Taking employment out of the country - now that's taking away jobs. These shows employ a lot of people: production, post-production, music supervisors, camera people. A hundred people or more. Corbin Bernsen
[ Away Camera Country Employ Employment Hundred Jobs Lot More Music Now Out Post-Production Production Shows Taking These]
When I was recording from '70 to '82, I always played piano and laid the tracks down. But I used to talk to the other musicians while the track was playing. Roy Ayers
[ Always Down Laid Musicians Other Piano Played Playing Recording Talk Track Tracks Used While]
There's a sadness to the human condition that I think music is good for. It gives a counterpoint to the visual beauty, and adds depth to pictures that they wouldn't have if the music wasn't there. Mike Figgis
[ Adds Beauty Condition Counterpoint Depth Gives Good Human Music Pictures Sadness Think Visual]
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]
Sometimes I'll turn the channel and there's the movie and I can honestly say that those last few minutes always fascinate me. It's one of the rare instances when image, music, and drama work effectively. Madeleine Stowe
[ Always Channel Drama Effectively Fascinate Few Honestly Image Instances Last Minutes Movie Music Rare Say Sometimes Those Turn Work]
Most musicians count at the beginning, and never count and talk to their musicians after that. They only talk to them at the end of the song. But I would count with them and talk. Roy Ayers
[ After Beginning Count End Most Musicians Never Only Song Talk Their Them Would]
Well, the musicals give emphasis to love, longing, melancholy, sadness. All of that is always there. Ismail Merchant
[ Always Emphasis Give Longing Love Melancholy Musicals Sadness Well]
Maybe you're going to a concert thinking you're not going to hear anything but music. But you may walk away from there with an answer to a problem that you're carrying around with you that you didn't think you were going to hear about. Ricky Skaggs
[ Answer Anything Around Away Carrying Concert Going Hear May Maybe Music Problem Think Thinking Walk Were]
Plus I love Tanya Tucker and I love country music. Little Richard
[ Country Love Music Plus]
I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music. Joan Miro
[ Apply Colors Music Notes Poems Shape Try Words]
Doing something like that, quite radically changing your approach to sound in one go, could leave you high and dry. It's happened before where people have changed direction and then everyone's stopped liking their music. Tom Jenkinson
[ Approach Before Changed Changing Could Direction Doing Dry Everyone Go Happened High Leave Liking Music Quite Radically Something Sound Stopped Their Then Where Your]
There are people hell-bent on the idea that we're a Christian band in disguise, and that we have some secret message. We have no spiritual affiliation with this music. It's simply about life experience. Amy Lee
[ Affiliation Band Christian Disguise Experience Idea Life Message Music Secret Simply Some Spiritual]
The Grateful Dead were an influence on our music but they weren't by a long shot the biggest influence. Jon Fishman
[ Biggest Dead Grateful Influence Long Music Our Shot Were Weren]
Musicians don't respect a lot of the stuff that is on TRL and a lot of musicians think that stuff on the radio is not good musically so when musicians say that they like us it obviously feels good. Adam Rich
[ Feels Good Lot Musically Musicians Obviously Radio Respect Say Stuff Think Us]
I didn't write any music at all, and then, I remember Jon Anderson being very insistent saying that there were two kinds of musicians: the ones who wrote music and the ones who didn't. Bill Bruford
[ Anderson Any Being Insistent Jon Kinds Music Musicians Ones Remember Saying Then Two Very Were Write Wrote]
The relation between practical and spiritual spheres in music is obvious, if only because it demands ears, finger, consciousness and intellect. Luciano Berio
[ Because Between Consciousness Demands Ears Finger Intellect Music Obvious Only Practical Relation Spheres Spiritual]
As a musician I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery, fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural, there would no longer be the means for writing one note. Georges Bizet
[ Adultery Crime Evil Fanaticism Longer Means Musician Note Supernatural Suppress Tell Were Would Writing]
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]
So I think it was a good thing It was a little surreal watching Leo scream 'I'm not going to die today!' with our music playing - that was the last thing on my mind when I wrote the song. Jon Crosby
[ Die Going Good Last Leo Little Mind Music Our Playing Scream Song Surreal Thing Think Today Watching Wrote]
Like most musicians, I'm good at becoming immersed in the music that I am currently working on. We seldom lift up our heads to contemplate even the music we will be doing in the future, let alone what we've done in the past. Tony Levin
[ Alone Am Becoming Contemplate Currently Doing Done Even Future Good Heads Immersed Lift Most Music Musicians Our Past Seldom Up Will Working]
I've spent my life hearing people trying to apologize for music. Mike Figgis
[ Apologize Hearing Life Music Spent Trying]
If you have some magical chemistry that actually find the music you make compelling, that is a big bonus. Geddy Lee
[ Actually Big Bonus Chemistry Compelling Find Magical Make Music Some]
Richard Wagner, a musician who wrote music which is better than it sounds. Richard Wagner
[ Better Music Musician Richard Sounds Than Wagner Which Wrote]
I always thought I was singing American folk music. Lonnie Donegan
[ Always American Folk Music Singing Thought]
The moment you start to talk about playing music, you destroy music. It cannot be talked about. It can only be played, enjoyed and listened to. John McLaughlin
[ Cannot Destroy Enjoyed Listened Moment Music Only Played Playing Start Talk Talked]
The Wedding March always reminds me of the music played when soldiers go into battle. Heinrich Heine Marriage
[ Always Battle Go Into March Music Played Reminds Soldiers Wedding]
Young singers are much better educated musically, much better informed, through discs and videos, than I was. Placido Domingo
[ Better Discs Educated Informed Much Musically Singers Than Through Videos Young]
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]
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 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]
I'm probably writing music now for the same reason as I started writing songs when I was 14 - to meet women. Billy Joel
[ Meet Music Now Probably Reason Same Songs Started Women Writing]
I never listen to music in the house, I listen to music in the car. Peter Tork
[ Car House Listen Music Never]
I wonder if anyone else has an ear so tuned and sharpened as I have, to detect the music, not of the spheres, but of earth, subtleties of major and minor chord that the wind strikes upon the tree branches. Have you ever heard the earth breathe? Kate Chopin
[ Anyone Branches Breathe Chord Detect Ear Earth Else Ever Heard Major Minor Music Sharpened Spheres Strikes Subtleties Tree Tuned Upon Wind Wonder]
I do like to be creative and I'm very lucky that I've been given different areas in which I'm able to do that - whether it be film or television or theatre or whatever. I'm also still into music and recording. Richard O'Brien
[ Able Also Areas Been Creative Different Film Given Into Lucky Music Recording Still Television Theatre Very Whatever Whether Which]
I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again and there's a certain musical virtuosity involved in it. Ken Burns
[ Again Certain Extremely Fusion Involved Lot Music Musical Over Play Predictable Problem Rhythm Rock Same Solos Stuff Think]
My dad was vehemently opposed to electric guitars. He did not look on that kind of music as legitimate in any way. Dan Fogelberg
[ Any Dad Did Electric Guitars Kind Legitimate Look Music Opposed Vehemently Way]
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]
For music, unlike a $500 software program, people are paying a buck or two a song, and it's those dollars and pennies that have to add up to pay for not just the cost of that song, but the investment in the next song. Hilary Rosen
[ Add Buck Cost Dollars Investment Just Music Next Pay Paying Pennies Program Software Song Those Two Unlike Up]
Any musical person who has never heard a Negro congregation under the spell of religious fervor sing these old songs has missed one of the most thrilling emotions which the human heart may experience. James Weldon Johnson
[ Any Congregation Emotions Experience Fervor Heard Heart Human May Missed Most Musical Negro Never Old Person Religious Sing Songs Spell These Thrilling Under Which]
The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral. H. L. Mencken
[ Cathedral House Music Opera]
I was king of the mountain for a long time, well, I don't want that no more. I like to perform every once in a while for people who want to see me, and cut albums of music that is what I'm really about. Waylon Jennings
[ Albums Cut Every King Long More Mountain Music Once Perform Really See Time Want Well While]
I listened to Kelley's record with pleasure. Great to hear real music with respect for the righteous roots. Her singing is outstanding - no frills, down to the bone and intense. Jerry Wexler
[ Bone Down Great Hear Her Intense Kelley Listened Music Outstanding Pleasure Real Record Respect Righteous Roots Singing]
I suppose because I have a good ear, I could pick out harmonies and learn by ear. I still think that you have to have an ear for music to really be able to feel and understand what you're playing. You can learn by watching and listening to other people. Mick Taylor
[ Able Because Could Ear Feel Good Harmonies Learn Listening Music Other Out Pick Playing Really Still Suppose Think Understand Watching]
Other, far fewer, directors are more like the composer - conceptualizing the piece, scoring it, distributing its musical lines among a range of registers, chords, and instruments. Thomas Harrison
[ Among Chords Composer Directors Distributing Far Fewer Instruments Lines More Musical Other Piece Range Registers Scoring]
Logically, when you talkin' about folk music and blues, you find out it's music of just plain people. Brownie McGhee
[ Blues Find Folk Just Logically Music Out Plain Talkin]
I played piano, I learned a lot about music. Maximilian Schell
[ Learned Lot Music Piano Played]
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]
I'm recording an album. It's sort of techno mixed with garbage - you, know, intense in-your-face music. Christy Romano
[ Album Garbage Intense Know Mixed Music Recording Sort Techno]
I always think I'm the Tom Cruise of music - a lot of success and fans, but no critics, darling. Jon Bon Jovi
[ Always Critics Cruise Darling Fans Lot Music Success Think Tom]
Basically, radio hasn't changed over the years. Despite all the technical improvements, it still boils down to a man or a woman and a microphone, playing music, sharing stories, talking about issues - communicating with an audience. Casey Kasum
[ Audience Basically Boils Changed Communicating Despite Down Hasn Improvements Issues Man Microphone Music Over Playing Radio Sharing Still Stories Talking Technical Woman Years]
When I was a teenager, I began to settle into school because I'd discovered the extracurricular activities that interested me: music and theater. Morgan Freeman
[ Activities Because Began Discovered Interested Into Music School Settle Teenager Theater]
The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul. Johannes Sebastian Bach
[ Aim End Final Glory God Music None Other Refreshment Should Soul Than]
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]
The saxophone is a very interesting machine, but I'm more interested in music. Steve Lacy
[ Interested Interesting Machine More Music Saxophone Very]
Digital downloading of music has affected us all in adverse ways. Wynonna Judd
[ Adverse Affected Digital Downloading Music Us Ways]
I get a different kind of lyric from someone else that might make me go in a different musical direction. Barry Mann
[ Different Direction Else Get Go Kind Lyric Make Might Musical Someone]
Sometimes my boyfriend would write the lyrics and I would write the melody, and other times I would start from scratch. Or sometimes I would take a local poem and put that to music. Carly Simon
[ Boyfriend Local Lyrics Melody Music Other Poem Put Scratch Sometimes Start Take Times Would Write]
Most of today's music is done electronically. Klaus Schulze
[ Done Electronically Most Music Today]
There's never any pressure on the music having to be something. Beck
[ Any Having Music Never Pressure Something]
I care about being able to play. If you're playing with integrity in the music, then that's what matters. But it wasn't that great for me because it was kinda like going back into the old times without the guy. Bill Kreutzmann
[ Able Back Because Being Care Going Great Guy Integrity Into Kinda Matters Music Old Play Playing Then Times Without]
If not for music, I would probably be a very frustrated scientist. It's one way to answer the question, 'What is the meaning of life?' I feel music answers it better. Paula Cole
[ Answer Answers Better Feel Frustrated Life Meaning Music Probably Question Scientist Very Way Would]
Ironically, for a few million people in the Far East, I did become an English teacher through my music. Pat Boone
[ Become Did East English Far Few Ironically Million Music Teacher Through]
I'm not playing for other musicians. We're trying to reach the guy who works all day and wants to spend a buck at night. We'll keep him happy. Nat King Cole
[ Buck Day Guy Happy Him Keep Musicians Night Other Playing Reach Spend Trying Wants Works]
Shania Twain brought a whole other fan base to country music with her sound, the way the videos were produced. Faith Hill
[ Base Brought Country Fan Her Music Other Produced Sound Twain Videos Way Were Whole]
It might be argued that genuine spontaneity is not really possible or desirable so long as printed scores of great works exist. All modern musicians are, for better or worse, prisoners of Gutenberg. Donal Henahan
[ Argued Better Desirable Exist Genuine Great Gutenberg Long Might Modern Musicians Possible Printed Prisoners Really Scores Spontaneity Works Worse]
And I was in another band called Flash In The Pan, which was soca, Latin music, down in Laguna Beach. Travis Barker
[ Another Band Beach Called Down Flash Latin Music Pan Which]
Music is the soul of language. Max Heindel Music
[ Language Music Soul]
A nation creates music - the composer only arranges it. Mikhail Glinka
[ Arranges Composer Creates Music Nation Only]
I feel like a lot of the fundamental material, I've assimilated. So now the question is: Am I going to really get into my spiritual inheritance of music and really develop my abilities? Wynton Marsalis
[ Abilities Am Assimilated Develop Feel Fundamental Get Going Inheritance Into Lot Material Music Now Question Really Spiritual]
I would say that music is the easiest means in which to express, but since words are my talent, I must try to express clumsily in words what the pure music would have done better. William Faulkner
[ Better Done Easiest Express Means Music Must Pure Say Since Talent Try Which Words Would]
Retire? Not on your life. I have no plans to stop singing. What are you going to do when you love music? It's a terrible disease. You can't stop. Of course, I'd like to get off the road. Peggy Lee
[ Course Disease Get Going Life Love Music Off Plans Retire Road Singing Stop Terrible Your]
The Blind Boys are truly the deepest well of American musical heritage you can discover. Ben Harper
[ American Blind Boys Deepest Discover Heritage Musical Truly Well]
Applause that comes thundering with such force you might think the audience merely suffers the music as an excuse for its ovations. Alfred Jarry
[ Applause Audience Comes Excuse Force Merely Might Music Ovations Such Suffers Think Thundering]
I've been working at performing for five years now. I've been working in Australia and Spain and England. When I was only 15 or 16, 1 was performing in bars; I could have had legal problems, but it's also the only way to get to know what music is all about. Andy Gibb
[ Also Australia Bars Been Could England Five Get Had Know Legal Music Now Only Performing Problems Spain Way Working Years]
In music, as I find myself forever saying, things don't get better or worse: they evolve and transform themselves. Luciano Berio
[ Better Evolve Find Forever Get Music Myself Saying Themselves Things Transform Worse]
There's some familiarity in Celtic music, even if you've never heard that piece of music before. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Before Celtic Even Familiarity Heard Music Never Piece Some]
When you decide to do this kind of music then you just accept the facts. Gary Numan
[ Accept Decide Facts Just Kind Music Then]
At first it was a bit daunting, but once I started to do it, the more I got into it, the more I started enjoying it and being able to say things lyrically that I would normally have to say musically. Jimmy Chamberlin
[ Able Being Bit Daunting Enjoying First Got Into Lyrically More Musically Normally Once Say Started Things Would]
So I didn't have anything to do with picking the songs, but I got to musically take them in places I thought might be interesting, so it was a real neat collaboration among the three of us. Vince Gill
[ Among Anything Collaboration Got Interesting Might Musically Neat Picking Places Real Songs Take Them Thought Three Us]
I'd love to do my own music for sure. I'd love to have a band. Selena Gomez
[ Band Love Music Own Sure]
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]
I had this idea for a while to do mix this Al Green vibe with a samba thing. I tried to do that in many different ways. Peter added his own modern notion of funk and his own deep background in classical music. Arto Lindsay
[ Added Al Background Classical Deep Different Funk Green Had His Idea Many Mix Modern Music Notion Own Peter Thing Tried Vibe Ways While]
In aptitude tests, I scored highest in music. Conrad Hall
[ Aptitude Highest Music Scored Tests]
Men make angry music and it's called rock-and-roll; women include anger in their vocabulary and suddenly they're angry and militant. Ani DiFranco
[ Anger Angry Called Include Make Men Militant Music Suddenly Their Vocabulary Women]
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]
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]
I think if we keep on doing good music and people like us and they buy the magazine because we are in the magazine then they cant basically hate us hopefully. Ville Valo
[ Basically Because Buy Cant Doing Good Hate Hopefully Keep Magazine Music Then Think Us]
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]
For me, the backdrop of half the experiences of life includes music. Amy Grant
[ Backdrop Experiences Half Includes Life Music]
Giving life to music through skating was something I wanted to be known for. Peggy Fleming
[ Giving Known Life Music Skating Something Through Wanted]
Big companies are like marching bands. Even if half the band is playing random notes, it still sounds kind of like music. The concealment of failure is built into them. Doug Coupland
[ Band Bands Big Built Companies Concealment Even Failure Half Into Kind Marching Music Notes Playing Random Sounds Still Them]
I love loud music. I listen loud, and that's part of how I've learned how to do this. Record softly and play back loud and a whole other thing happens. T-Bone Burnett
[ Back Happens How Learned Listen Loud Love Music Other Part Play Record Softly Thing Whole]
Anyone interested in the world generally can't help being interested in young adult culture - in the music, the bands, the books, the fashions, and the way in which the young adult community develops its own language. Margaret Mahy
[ Adult Anyone Bands Being Books Community Culture Develops Fashions Generally Help Interested Language Music Own Way Which World Young]
I got private lessons in keyboard at Julliard, before New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. Bernie Worrell
[ Before Boston Conservatory England Got Julliard Keyboard Lessons Music New Private]
It's interesting when I jog, how much the music makes a difference. You can pretty much count on the Foo Fighters to get your heart rate up. Sheryl Crow
[ Count Difference Fighters Get Heart How Interesting Jog Makes Much Music Pretty Rate Up Your]
I also had a brother who was like me a musician and a composer. A man of great talent, far more gifted than I. He died very young... he killed himself in the prime of his life. Gustav Mahler
[ Also Brother Composer Died Far Gifted Great Had Himself His Killed Life Man More Musician Prime Talent Than Very Young]
I think it's his perception of knowing how to make a record build, keeping the integrity of the song in the music and really adding a lot of musical elements to compliment my voice and to compliment the song. Deborah Cox
[ Adding Build Compliment Elements His How Integrity Keeping Knowing Lot Make Music Musical Perception Really Record Song Think Voice]
In a way, it's my way of dealing with, finding closure with Grateful Dead music, and giving thanks in a way to Jerry and Bob and all the guys in the band for making up this wonderful music. Phil Lesh
[ Band Bob Closure Dead Dealing Finding Giving Grateful Guys Jerry Making Music Thanks Up Way Wonderful]
We're also passionate about music and very critical about the music that we listen to. Will Champion
[ Also Critical Listen Music Passionate Very]
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]
Music in itself carries a whole set of messages which are very, very rich and complex, and the words either serve to exclude certain ones or point up certain others. Brian Eno
[ Carries Certain Complex Either Exclude Itself Messages Music Ones Others Point Rich Serve Set Up Very Which Whole Words]
The end of all good music is to affect the soul. Claudio Monteverdi
[ Affect End Good Music Soul]
I think the most important thing about music is the sense of escape. Thom Yorke
[ Escape Important Most Music Sense Thing Think]
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]
And of course, the musician - if he's serious - always answers: My last album is my best, otherwise I wouldn't have done it. Klaus Schulze
[ Album Always Answers Best Course Done Last Musician Otherwise Serious]
But I really love music, and having a creative outlet is really the best thing you can do for yourself. Edie Brickell
[ Best Creative Having Love Music Outlet Really Thing Yourself]
Every single one of us can do things that no one else can do - can love things that no one else can love. We are like violins. We can be used for doorstops, or we can make music. You know what to do. Barbara Sher
[ Else Every Know Love Make Music Single Things Us Used Violins]
I just finished a novel, and I'm back kind of noodling on the screenplays. Screenplays are tough. I am making music, I'm just not sure what kind of music it is or where it's going. Michael Nesmith
[ Am Back Finished Going Just Kind Making Music Novel Screenplays Sure Tough Where]
Country music is completely punk-rock. It's the original punk-rock. Neko Case
[ Completely Country Music Original]
Yeah when I was 7 or 8 my moms would have little parties, and I would play the music. Kurtis Blow
[ Little Moms Music Parties Play Would Yeah]
You can have all sorts of relationships, but there's something with musicians working together where you can have relationship that can just continue to grow in a beautiful way. Beth Orton
[ Beautiful Continue Grow Just Musicians Relationship Relationships Something Sorts Together Way Where Working]
I want to play music when I want, write a song if I want or watch a baseball game if I want. John Lee Hooker
[ Baseball Game Music Play Song Want Watch Write]
Music, not sex, got me aroused. Marvin Gaye
[ Aroused Got Music Sex]
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]
Metal is still the biggest music now in America. Sebastian Bach
[ America Biggest Metal Music Now Still]
I am terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music will be put on records forever. Arthur Sullivan
[ Am Bad Forever Hideous Much Music Put Records Terrified Thought Will]
One thing I've tried to do in writing music is take on very basic things, very archetypal things. Harrison Birtwistle
[ Archetypal Basic Music Take Thing Things Tried Very Writing]
I think there's enough room in country music for everybody. Charley Pride
[ Country Enough Everybody Music Room Think]
The sound of the orchestra is one of the most magnificent musical sounds that has ever existed. Chick Corea
[ Ever Existed Magnificent Most Musical Orchestra Sound Sounds]
Grand opera is the most powerful of stage appeals and that almost entirely through the beauty of music. John Philip Sousa
[ Almost Appeals Beauty Entirely Grand Most Music Opera Powerful Stage Through]
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]
We went for the best overall feel on each song. There are no musical overdubs at all. It's a true live record; it's one of the few true live records out there. Ben Harper
[ Best Each Feel Few Live Musical Out Overall Overdubs Record Records Song True Went]
Anything I do has to be directly related to my music. If it isn't, I don't really see a point to it. Alanis Morissette
[ Anything Directly Music Point Really Related See]
All the sounds of the earth are like music. Oscar Hammerstein
[ Earth Music Sounds]
We decided we didn't want to do a musical for TV because the idea of writing a musical that would be seen on television once seems insane. Neil Tennant
[ Because Decided Idea Insane Musical Once Seems Seen Television Tv Want Would Writing]