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Bucket Liszt

Franz's shopping list for Hungary musicians

Bucket Liszt thanks to Lauren Kelly

Franz Liszt (1811-1886) was a Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, music teacher, arranger, and organist of the Romantic era. He was also a a philanthropist, writer, and Hungarian nationalist.

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Music is my higher power. - Oliver James

Fiddlesticks: Violin bows. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Music is an outburst of the soul. - Frederick Delius

Music is the shorthand of emotion. - Leo Tolstoy

Kind words are the music of the world. - F.W. Faber

Canned music is like audible wallpaper. - Alistair Cooke

Dancing with her was like moving a piano. - Ring Lardner

Country music is three chords and the truth. - Harlan Howard

Music hath charms to soothe the savage beast. - James Bramston

Music is well said to be the speech of angels. - Thomas Carlyle

Love is not love without a violin playing goat. - Julia Roberts

My music is best understood by children and animals. - Igor Stravinsky

What is best in music is not to be found in the notes. - Gustav Mahler

Music can change the world because it can change people. - Bono

The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can't. - Johnny Depp

After Rossini dies, who will there be to promote his music? - Richard Wagner

The symphony must be like the world. It must embrace everything. - Gustav Mahler

The main thing the public demands of a composer is that he be dead. - Arthur Honegger

Having a baby is like trying to push a grand piano through a transom. - Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Boxing is like jazz. The better it is, the less people appreciate it. - George Foreman

There are eighty-eight keys on a piano and within that, an entire universe. - James Rhodes

Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. - William Congreve

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. - Walter Lippmann

If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music. - Thomas Carlyle

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. - Samuel Butler

Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent. - Victor Hugo

Just as Jesus created wine from water, we humans are capable of transmuting emotion into music. - Carlos Santana

How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations? - Jane Swan

Although I am not stupid, the mathematical side of my brain is like dumb notes upon a damaged piano. - Margot Asquith

Whatever music sounds like, I am glad to say that it does not sound in the smallest degree like German. - Oscar Wilde

The guitar is a small orchestra. It is polyphonic. Every string is a different color, a different voice. - Andres Segovia

What sounds to you like a big load of trashy noise... is in fact... the brilliant music of a genius... myself. - Iggy Pop

What's the earth with all its art, verse, music, worth -
Compared with love, found, gained, and kept? - Robert Browning

Melody is the essence of music. I compare a good melodist to a fine racer, and counterpoints to hack post-horses. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Already, companies that speak in the language of the pitch, the dog-and-pony show, are no longer speaking to anyone. - Unknown

The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular? - David Sarnoff

The basis of our partnership strategy and our partnership approach: We build the social technology. They provide the music. - Mark Zuckerberg

Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory. - Thomas Beecham

I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. - Winston Churchill


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