Music Quotes (4063)

Quotes and citations about music

I think maybe chance works better in a situation like music because music exists over a period of time, and you don't maintain constantly the you can't refer back from one area to another area... view

By: Robert Rauschenberg

But it is equally necessary to consider the implications for a society if there are fewer and fewer young people making music because we are economising on music schools or musical education in schools... view

By: Johannes Rau

Education is more than Pisa. Particularly musical education. We also need education and training for more than reasons of usefulness and marketability... view

By: Johannes Rau

And it's a crime because the great plays of history, going all the way back to the Greeks, are part of everybody's heritage. It's just like in music, Beethoven or Mozart, that's everybody's heritage... view

By: Tony Randall

The process of filmmaking is very musical, you get into the rhythm and the rhythmics of how someone is, especially with Woody Allen who is very much into body language and body movement... view

By: Charlotte Rampling

I started listening to and playing other music in the '90s. It was after hearing other bands, like Bad Religion, cover Ramones songs that I started to like our songs again... view

By: Dee Dee Ramone

Emphasis on the common emotive or affective origins of music and words in the first cries of humankind undermines words... view

By: Jean Philippe Rameau

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... view

By: Mick Ralphs

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... view

By: Mick Ralphs

The consolidation of the music business has made it difficult to encourage styles like the blues, all of which deserve to be celebrated as part of our most treasured national resources... view

By: Bonnie Raitt

I don't think there's ever been any music quite like what we came up with... view

By: Bonnie Raitt

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... view

By: Bonnie Raitt

I think my fans will follow me into our combined old age. Real musicians and real fans stay together for a long, long time... view

By: Bonnie Raitt

There's nothing like living a long time to create a depth and soulfulness in your music... view

By: Bonnie Raitt

We used to listen to all the marvelous operas on records. Music was a very important part of our lives... view

By: Charlotte Rae

Getting back to the point, a guy like Jerry, he deals with the business, and he doesn't see it as being evil or ugly, it's what you have to do, and I mean I know there's some really ugly parts to it and parts which drive me nuts, but not in the same way as music business... view

By: Trevor Rabin

I thoroughly enjoyed working on Enemy of the State. Tony Scott is an important director, and has an amazing ability to express himself, and he doesn't do it in musical terms , he does it in emotional terms. I got along really well with him... view

By: Trevor Rabin

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... view

By: Trevor Rabin

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.. view

By: Sun Ra

I am a musician, but I'm another type of musician... view

By: Sun Ra

I use music as a medium to talk to people... view

By: Sun Ra

Today's symphonic music is sponsored by the upper structures of society... view

By: Sun Ra

Music is a language, you see, a universal language... view

By: Sun Ra

Reading music is something that's inherently hateful to me. It makes music like mathematics... view

By: Robert Quine

I also have a big love of classical music played on piano because this is the environment I grew up in my brother being one of the great masters in this world... view

By: Suzi Quatro

Len and I had parted musical ways and this was one of the problems... view

By: Suzi Quatro

There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres... view

By: Pythagoras

For that reason you can't write with music playing, and anyone who says he can is either writing badly, or not listening to the music, or lying. You need to hear what you're writing, and for that you need silence... view

By: Philip Pullman

I'm not terribly happy about rock and roll. Certain rock music is uninspiring, numbing.. view

By: Manuel Puig

My mother had to explain that one couldn't compose a Liszt rhapsody because it was a piece of music that Liszt himself had composed... view

By: Sergei Prokofiev

No one had ever told me that whites were supposed to sing one kind of music and blacks another - I sang what I liked in the only voice I had... view

By: Charley Pride

It isn't reasonable to expect that everyone in the world is a country music fan. Not yet, anyway... view

By: Charley Pride

I think there's enough room in country music for everybody... view

By: Charley Pride

What we don't need in country music is divisiveness, public criticism of each other, and some arbitrary judgement of what belongs and what doesn't... view

By: Charley Pride

The tastes of country music fans are not limited to the narrow range defined by consultants and programmers and record company moguls... view

By: Charley Pride

Until MTV, television had not been a huge influence on music. To compete with MTV, the country music moguls felt they had to appeal to the same young audience and do it the way MTV did... view

By: Charley Pride

I'd love to be a saxophonist. I don't know why, but I pretend I'm the saxophonist when I listen to music. I have about as much chance playing the sax as I do learning how to fly... view

By: Richard Price

I'm desperate to start a career in music... view

By: Katie Price

I do know one thing: I wish people were doing more dangerous musicals, more courageous musicals and not just falling into the trap of trying to figure out what the public wants, because you find out that the public very often wants what's good... view

By: Hal Price

It costs a great deal of money to do a musical, and the more money involved, the more big business influences the artform... view

By: Hal Price