The value of music is not dazzling yourself and others with technique.

By : Herbie Hancock 0 Likes          


One of the problems that we face through the media attention that these artists receive is that there has been an awful lot of talk about opera and classical music being elite and being for an elitist group.

By : Lesley Garrett

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I want to run for the Senate from Tennessee. Not now, but when I'm 50, when music dies down a little bit. I know lots of artists and actors have those delusions of grandeur, but ever since I was a kid, it's been of interest to me.

By : Tim McGraw

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I had been playing since I was 2 years old, never remembering a life without music, always playing everything naturally and mostly by ear, and all the grownups wanted were more scales and drudgery out of me.

By : Lara St. John

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I was into playing American music, especially the blues.

By : Mark Knopfler

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I want people to come to my music without prejudice. I want them to get the music first. And who I am isn't that important. If they like the songs to me that's a good thing.

By : Richard Thompson

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Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest, for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart.

By : Andres Segovia

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I mean, making art is about objectifying your experience of the world, transforming the flow of moments into something visual, or textual, or musical, whatever. Art creates a kind of commentary.

By : Barbara Kruger

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And I'm always interested when other musicians are trying to discover new worlds of sound.

By : Karlheinz Stockhausen

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Big companies are like marching bands. Even if half the band is playing random notes, it still sounds kind of like music. The concealment of failure is built into them.

By : Doug Coupland

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I don't like to talk about things where you're going to gt one side or the other unhappy. My music has no politics.

By : Loretta Lynn

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Other, far fewer, directors are more like the composer - conceptualizing the piece, scoring it, distributing its musical lines among a range of registers, chords, and instruments.

By : Thomas Harrison

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Hunting, fishing, drawing, and music occupied my every moment. Cares I knew not, and cared naught about them.

By : John James Audubon

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