When I dealt with set theory, I could never make it be the music that I wanted.
By : Harrison Birtwistle
I think we musicians are emissaries. Every time we go before the public, we're there to make converts.
By : Hazel Scott
By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet.
By : Thomas Merton
Country music has changed tremendously, so what now is considered country was not considered country at that time. We were doing stuff that probably could have been called country music today, but would certainly have not have fit in at that time.
By : Charlie Daniels
With the Stray Cats at least, we really took the music somewhere else. First, we wrote our own songs. That's a real weak point in modern classics if you do rockabilly or blues.
By : Brian Setzer
Lovers of painting and lovers of music are people who openly display their preference like a delectable ailment that isolates them and makes them proud.
By : Maurice Blanchot
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.
By : Gretchen Wilson
The standardization of world culture, with local popular or traditional forms driven out or dumbed down to make way for American television, American music, food, clothes and films, has been seen by many as the very heart of globalization.
By : Fredric Jameson