Music Quotes (4063)

Quotes and citations about music

Where there is devotional music, God is always at hand with His gracious presence... view

By: Johannes Sebastian Bach

I listen to music for emotion and I get zero emotion from rap... view

By: Sebastian Bach

Metal is still the biggest music now in America... view

By: Sebastian Bach

You have got to make new music, that is the way that I look at it anyway... view

By: Sebastian Bach

I write my lyrics into the computer and I hum my music into the dictaphone... view

By: Sebastian Bach

I started playing piano with a little band in high school. I was terrible. I thought I had absolutely no talent. I couldn't keep time. I only got into McGill, which was a lousy music school, because they were taking American music students... view

By: Burt Bacharach

The music is the last thing I'm thinking about right now, in order of what's important... view

By: Burt Bacharach

You are still lucky - you have a certain type of people who keep buying your music - but then you can get typecast and have to keep making that same music, and you can change only slightly. It's risky to bounce around and change your type of music... view

By: Randy Bachman

My love, growing up on the Prairies, was country music... view

By: Randy Bachman

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... view

By: Randy Bachman

Those albums are so important to me because, for the first time, I was making my own music, paying for it, finding strengths in it, and going through the process of finding the right music for the record... view

By: Randy Bachman

I learned at an early age that I was given something special when I was born, and that was the gift of music... view

By: Randy Bachman

I've made three studio albums and one live one with my brother. It's melodic singer-songwriter acoustic-rock music... view

By: Kevin Bacon

I consider my musical ability to be a gift from the Creator. It's not that I try to work hard or nothing like that, it's a gift, it was given to me, and I appreciate it... view

By: Erykah Badu

I love to leave the interpretation of my music up to the listener. It's fun to see what they'll say it is... view

By: Erykah Badu

I love putting the music together. It's like art... view

By: Erykah Badu

Hopefully my music is medicine, some type of antidote for something or some kind of explanation or just to feel good... view

By: Erykah Badu

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... view

By: Erykah Badu

Music and the music business are two different things... view

By: Erykah Badu

What does music mean to me? I don't think I would really be much without it, without it coming through me. It's my means of communication, my means of growth, my means of transportation from one point in my life to another... view

By: Erykah Badu

The music business is motivated by money. Music is motivated by energy and feelings... view

By: Erykah Badu

The kind of music or the kind of arrangements that I do, the kind of musicians I choose, is just what I like to hear... view

By: Erykah Badu

I don't read music or anything, so when I produce, I go basically by ear... view

By: Erykah Badu

Personally, I've found that the kind of thing that I like is going into somebody else's area and not playing their music but doing whatever I do in their area... view

By: Derek Bailey

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... view

By: Derek Bailey

Younger players in this music often turn out to be middle aged.. view

By: Derek Bailey

Playing music is not really susceptible to theory much. Circumstances affect it so much... view

By: Derek Bailey

Music tells no truths... view

By: Philip James Bailey

I'd like to consider myself a versatile skater and I like to skate to different kinds of music... view

By: Oksana Baiul

I can't re-define music every week!.. view

By: Arthur Baker

In retrospect I realize that the threat was about ego rather than the validity of the music... view

By: David Baker

It is rare that even a jazz musician finds an individual voice... view

By: David Baker

If I am playing any music at all it is jazz music... view

By: Ginger Baker

I have never had a great love of the music business, I never have... view

By: Ginger Baker

The British may not know much about music, but they certainly loves the noise it makes... view

By: Richard Baker

It is my hope that during my brief passage through this universe, that I may share with you the joy of hearing the music of the stars... knowing that the composer was from a distant place and the songs were written eons ago, which now fall gently on this place for all to hear... view

By: Richard H. Baker

Most of the animated films I watched, the emotions are all prepackaged like canned music, the hand actions, the sighs... view

By: Ralph Bakshi

There is a lot of interest in the arts, music, theatre, filmmaking, engineering, architecture and software design. I think we have now transitioned the modern-day version of the entrepreneur into the creative economy... view

By: John Baldacci

It is only in his music, which Americans are able to admire because a protective sentimentality limits their understanding of it, that the Negro in America has been able to tell his story... view

By: James Baldwin

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... view

By: Honore de Balzac