Music is the art of thinking with sounds.
Jimi Hendrix once said, ‘You will never hear surf music again.’ Well, tonight, you will hear ‘serf’ music again — S-E-R-F music.
She was one of those people who say “I don’t know anything about music really, but I know what I like.
I like to think that if music hadn’t existed, I could have invented it.
Music is love in search of a word.
Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
I am always writing a potpourri of music. I want to give the world escapism through the wonder of great music and to reach the masses.
Everybody has that point in their life where you hit a crossroads and you’ve had a bunch of bad days and there’s different ways you can deal with it and the way I dealt with it was I just turned completely to music.
I remember loving sound before I ever took a music lesson. And so we make our lives by what we love.
That timewe all heard it,cool and clear,cutting across the hot grit of the day.The major Voice.The adult Voiceforgoing Rolling River,forgoing tearful tale of bale and bargeand other symptoms of an old despond.Warning, in music-wordsdevout and large,that we are each other’sharvest:we are each other’sbusiness:we are each other’smagnitude and bond.
Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle our wonder as to who we are, and for what, whence, and whereto.
All music is folk music. I ain’t never heard a horse sing a song.
Music is the harmonious voice of creation; an echo of the invisible world.
Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven
The music reached us.Clumsily,stumbling over our own roots,rustling our leavesin answer,we moved, we followed.
There were so many times I thought, “I’ll have the album finished this year, definitely, we’ll get it out this year.” Then there were a couple of years where I thought, “I’m never gonna do this.” If I could make albums quicker, I’d be on a roll wouldn’t I? Everything just seems to take so much time. I don’t know why. Time… evaporates.
To me, music was about being accepted and escaping from this crummy existence.
If you think this was an isolated incident, let me paraphrase Pastor Martin Niemoller, “First they came for the music faculty and I did not speak out because I was not a musician. Then they came for the psychologists and I did not speak out because I was not a psychologist. Then they came for the biologists and I did not speak out because I was not a biologist. Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me.
Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.
Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable.
Music is the art of sounds in the movement of time.
Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear.
One thing about music, when it hits you feel no pain.
Most people still steal music.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
If you do it for the money you won’t last very long, because money is the opposite of music.
Music, the greatest good that mortals know,And all of heaven we have below.
Writing about music is like dancing about architecture it’s a really stupid thing to want to do.
So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it.
A musicologist is a man who can read music but can’t hear it.
Music has no subject beyond the combinations of notes we hear, for music speaks not only by means of sounds, it speaks nothing but sound.
We were four dickheads from Wales. No other dickheads from Wales were making music at that point. And we were kind of pretentious beyond belief. We looked like complete and utter fucking pricks.
Our music is the fifth Veda. The Vedas teach you brahma Vidya (translation: Sacred Knowledge). You cannot learn that from a machine. If you go on contemplating and meditating upon the divine art. I am sure you will reach the ultimate destination in your music which is Brahman I am trying to reach that.
To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.
There is nothing more difficult than talking about music
Music without emotion is like an empty shell. Technique is, of course, essential, but the emphasis should be on bhava or emotional expression. For this, the vocalist has to make a deep and thought study of the nava-rasas. Classical musicians generally ignore this aspect and pay no attention to rasa-siddhant. That is why our shastriya sangeet fails to appeal to listeners who always prefer music which appeals to the heart, rather than the intellect.
Music is perpetual, and only the hearing is intermittent.
Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
Music is like this porthole to another world- the world of truth.
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.
For what is more glorious than music, which modulates the heavenly system with its sonorous sweetness, and binds together with its virtue the concord of nature which is scattered everywhere?
Music will always find its way to us, with or without business, politics, religion, or any other bullshit attached. Music survives everything, and like God, it is always present. It needs no help, and suffers no hindrance.
Music is essentially useless, as life is.
Music, the mosaic of the air
Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.
Music makes one feel so romantic – at least it always gets on one’s nerves – which is the same thing nowadays.
Instrumentation is to music precisely what color is to painting.
If you want to know about the Sixties, play the music of The Beatles.
Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music
Hears the music under the rockOne of these days he’ll stopDon’t stop when the music stops.
Music has charms to soothe the savage breastTo soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Which is more musical, a truck passing by a factory or a truck passing by a music school?Are the people inside the school musical and the ones outside unmusical?
Happy are they that go to bed with grave music.
The musical equivalent of the towers of St Pancras Station.
Music is the medicine of the mind
They say you can rap about anything except for Jesus That means guns, sex, lies, video tapes But if I talk about God my record won’t get played Huh?
When your message resonates with the people, then you know your message is from God, and we are building this movement in the interest of all of God’s people.
When music and courtesy are better understood and appreciated, there will be no war