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«A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.»
«All of the arts, poetry, music, ritual, the visible arts, the theater, must singly and together create the most comprehensive art of all, a humanized society, and its masterpiece, free man»
Author: Bernard Berenson
, free man
«I'm just a musical prostitute, my dear.»
«All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music, because, in its ideal, consummate moments, the end is not distinct from the means, the form from the matter, the subject from the expression; and to it therefore, to the condition of its perf»
«A song is like a smile. If you meet people from another country, even if you don't speak the same language, you know what a smile means. A song works the same way. Music produces feelings that need no translation.»
«All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.»
«Ah music....a magic far beyond anything done here.»
«Bach is the supreme genius of music... This man, who knows everything and feels everything, cannot write one note, however unimportant it may appear, which is anything but transcendent. He has reached the heart of every noble thought, and has done it»
«And I can feel one of my turns coming on. I feel cold as a razor blade, Tight as a tourniquet, Dry as a funeral drum.»
«A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become.»