People often complain that music is too ambiguous, that what they should think when they hear it is so unclear, whereas everyone understands words. With me, it is exactly the opposite, and not only with regard to an entire speech but also with individual words.

By : Felix Mendelssohn 0 Likes          


It's probably a combination of personal and non-personal matters that have led us to where we are musically.

By : Serj Tankian

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In the back of your mind, when you say you want to write music for the movies, you're saying that you want a big house, a big car and a boat. If you just wanted to write music, you could live in Kansas and do it.

By : Bill Conti

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I don't like Tommy on Broadway at all. I like the music, I'm pleased with Pete's success but I don't like what they've done to it.

By : Roger Daltrey

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Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view!

By : Martin Bormann

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I didn't think we would ever make enough money to pay rent by playing music.

By : Gregg Allman

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I don't see it in terms of changing things, but rather using language and music as weapons for fighting a mainstream media which is predominately right wing, and loyal to the political framework and its corporate interests.

By : Thom Yorke

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I always thought martial arts was the most modern choreography we could have right now, and I always wanted to put it to music.

By : Lou Reed

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It took me way beyond what I knew, into places of which I was totally scared, but as I became less frightened, I welcomed new ways of thinking and approaching something. It made me an infinitely richer person, and I think a better musician.

By : Yo-Yo Ma

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My ideal day would be to get a good work out in, listen to music, talk to my family and friends on the phone, read and go to a good movie.

By : Steve Nash

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The Japanese actually approach the music on a high level. It's always been on a high level.

By : Billy Higgins

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When you keep the caliber of musicians very high in the band, people are going to come and go. Some of them will be people who have to try various things, it's natural.

By : Kathy Mattea

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There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.

By : Albert Schweitzer

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