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Why They Sing

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Why They Sing thanks to Barry McCartney

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Jazz is democracy in music. - Wynton Marsalis

Where words fail, music speaks. - Hans Christian Anderson

Music is the shorthand of emotion. - Leo Tolstoy

Music, my rampart and my only one. - Edna St Vincent Millay

Whose bread I eat, his song I sing. - Germany Proverb

Where words leave off, music begins. - Heinrich Heine

In music the passions enjoy themselves. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

I've learned my song, and I sing it. - Bob Barker

Music is a means of rapid transportation. - John Cage

Jazz is not dead... it just smells funny. - Frank Zappa

Music is the universal language of mankind. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Wagner's music is better than it sounds. - Mark Twain

Music is spiritual. The music business is not. - Van Morrison

Without music, life is a journey through a desert. - Pat Conroy

The earth has its music for those who will listen. - George Santayana

The only thing better than singing is more singing. - Ella Fitzgerald

My dad's Irish music was such a huge influence. - Dido Armstrong

Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable. - Samuel Johnson

Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals. - Charles Baudelaire

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. - Berthold Auerbach

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

Interval In Music: The distance from one piano to the next - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

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

I don't put boundaries on myself when I sit at the piano. - Vanessa Carlton

My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence. - Edith Sitwell

The hardest instrument in the orchestra to play is second fiddle. - Leonard Bernstein

People haven't always been there for me, but music always has. - Taylor Swift

Life is a rich strain of music, suggesting a realm too fair to be. - George William Curtis

Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense. - Joseph Addison

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune. - Kin Hubbard

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

Music is the tool to express life - and all that makes a difference. - Herbie Hancock

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

There are two kinds of music, the good and bad. I play the good kind. - Louis Armstrong

If you want to lead the orchestra, you must turn your back on the crowd. - Max Lucado

The power of music feels like taking a a nice brake from this busy world. - Millie DeWitt

Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music. - George Carlin

My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Vladimir Nabokov

People say that I can't sing. But they can't say I didn't sing. - Florence Foster Jenkins

Music sounds different to the one who plays it. It is the musician's curse. - Patrick Rothfuss

Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try. - Mary Kay Ash

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

Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music. - Frank Capra

I'd rather be dead than singing 'Satisfaction' when I'm forty-five. - Mick Jagger

The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie. - Agnes De Mille

Choir: A group of people whose singing allows the rest of the Congregation to lip-sync - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

My father had a piano that was a nickelodeon - put a nickel, and the roller would play. - Frank Sinatra

I love to sing, and I love to drink scotch. Most people would rather hear me drink scotch. - George Burns

When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano. - Bob Hope

If you were music, I would listen to you ceaselessly, and my low spirits would brighten up. - Anna Akhmatova

Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul. - Johann Sebastian Bach

Great music is as much about the space between the notes as it is about the notes themselves. - Sting

The only purpose for music should be the glory of God and the re-creation of the human spirit. - Johann Sebastian Bach

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. - Maya Angelou

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

Dance as if no one's watching, sing as if no one's listening, and live everyday as if it were your last. - Irish Proverb

You can muffle the drum, and you can loosen the strings of the lyre, but who shall command the skylark not to sing? - Kahlil Gibran

Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid. - Frank Zappa

A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. - James Dent

Piano playing is more difficult than statesmanship. It is harder to awake emotions in ivory keys than it is in human beings. - Ignace Jan Paderewski

Singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness. - Reba McEntire

The piano is a universal instrument. If you start there, learn your theory and how to read, you can go on to any other instrument. - Eddie Van Halen

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. - Albert Einstein


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