Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Every kind of music is good, except the boring kind.
Give me a laundry-list and I'll set it to music.
If the seams are showing, there is something wrong with the performance or the construction of the piece. This idea is completely at odds with our modern visual experience, because everything today is based on montage.
The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees.
If music be the food of love, play on.
Hell is full of musical amateurs.
If you play acoustic guitar you're the depressed, sensitive guy.
Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music.
All music is beautiful.
For myself, I can only say that I am astonished and somewhat terrified at the results of this evening's experiments. Astonished at the wonderful power you have developed, and terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music may be put on record forever.
Music is a performance and needs the audience.
Music is the shorthand of emotion.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
I actually started singing those songs six or seven years ago, when I was an opening act for Frank Sinatra.
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.
I don't control it at all. It's all up to the musicians in the group. They control it. They make all the cues, and they tell me what they want, and then I act like a mirroring device so that everyone can see what the cues are.