“LvB’s  X” composes and plays its own music.
Virtual music composer gives you an idea for your new song...
Sometimes, it is more than just an idea.
This software is not sound, audio, wave... editor:
“LvB’s  X” is song, composition, melody... music editor.


           ...This Day in Music History...      This Day in Computer History...       What They Have Said about...           

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                               ... quotes about music and computers, quotes about arts, quotes about math...

  “My masters are strange folk with very little care for music in them"
Keith Jarrett: "I don't like recording studios - except my own, which is just a little room above the garage."
Leonard Cohen: "Act the way you'd like to be and soon you'll be the way you act."
Jim Morrison: "Music inflames temperament."
Norah Jones: "Without a piano I don't know how to stand, don't know what to do with my hands."
Ludwig van Beethoven (about J.S.Bach): "The immortal god of harmony."
 How to create your own music with Virtual Music Composer? It is creating music by listening.
Gabriel Faure: "If one has not heard Wagner at Bayreuth, one has heard nothing!"

Peter Gabriel: “I think one of the things about writing in the studio is that the song hasn't matured, if you like, so quite often the vocals are early attempts..."
Luciano Pavarotti: "For me, music making is the most joyful activity possible, the most perfect expression of any emotion."
Brian Ferry: "But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing."

Michel Petrucciani style was initially influenced by Bill Evans although some compare him to Keith Jarrett. He is often deemed to be among the best jazz pianists to ever come from France. (Wikipedia)
Loreena McKennitt: "Please remember me..."
Jacques Brel: "When you write a song, most of the words you use are in black and white, and then, from time to time, you use one that's in color."

Bono:"Politicians don't turn me on, politics doesn't turn me on, the way music does..."
How to write your own music with Virtual Music Composer? It is writing music by listening.
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan:"...The story of a man and his music of peace and spiritual love..."
Giuseppe Verdi (speaking of the press notices of Aida): "Stupid criticism and still more stupid praise."
Brian Blood: "In some senses, the Romantic era in music never ended."

Oscar Wilde: "The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one."
William Shakespeare: "The earth has music for those who listen."
Luke Eddins: "You buy orange oranges, not blue ones. Similarly, radio listeners are used to hearing certain “styles” of songs. Study the hottest songs in your genre."
Salvador Dali: "Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it."
Vincent Van Gogh: "I dream my painting, and then I paint my dream."

The intensity of the calculations needed to transform probabilistic mathematics into musical notation was best left to the number-crunching power of the computer. ( Wikipedia )

Niccolo Paganini: "I am not handsome, but when women hear me play, they come crawling to my feet."
Seymour Cray :"The trouble with programmers is that you can never tell what a programmer is doing until it's too late."
Claude Debussy: "There is no theory. You have only to listen. Pleasure is the law. I love music passionately."
Donald Kendall: "The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary."
Igor Stravinsky: "Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end."
How to compose your own music with Virtual Music Composer? It is composing music by listening.
Peter Gabriel:"I think that you get the mood of a song stronger if you get it right that way."

Josquin Des Pres: "I think you don't want to leave too much up to the imagination of the listener...You want to give it to them the way it's going to be."

Phil Jackson: "The Music of Fractals is often amusing, sometimes Familiar, sometimes Startling, but always Interesting."
Hazrat Kahn: "I played the vina until my heart turned into the same instrument. Then I offered this instrument to the..."
Mark Van Doren: "The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery."
Paul Brians: "There are some similarities between Impressionist painting and Impressionist music."
Elbert Hubbard: "One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man."
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:"I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings."
How to make your own music with Virtual Music Composer? It is making music by listening.

Louis Armstrong: "All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song."

Compositions are comprised of musical elements which vary widely from person to person and culture to culture.(Wikipedia)
Robert Heinlein: "A "critic" is a man who creates nothing and thereby feels qualified to judge the work of creative men."
Hermann Weyl:  "Language, music and mathematics are the primary manifestations of the free creative powers of the human mind."
Eduardo Miranda: "Computers play key roles in several aspects of music making, ranging from the synthesis of complex sounds, to the automatic generation of music."
Michael Wood: "Jazz for me is not just a taste and a pleasure and a memory. It is also a way of thinking and working..."
Jackson Pollock:"The modern artist is working with space and time, and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating."
Syd Barrett:"I'm sorry I can't speak very coherently."

David McCullough: "Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love."

Rabindranath Tagore: "Music is the purest form of art, therefore true poets seek to express the universe in terms of music."
"The listening experience may focus on physical, emotional, intellectual, aesthetic, or spiritual aspects of the music,..."(AMTA)
Charles Bukowski: "An intellectual is a man who says a simple thing in a difficult way. An artist is a man who says difficult thing in a simple way."
Computers have also been used in an attempt to imitate the music of great composers of the past, such as Mozart. A present exponent of this technique is David Cope. (Wikipedia)
The worst thing you write is better than the best thing you didn’t write.
How to create your music with Virtual Music Composer? It is creating music by listening.
Norah Jones:"I don't try to sound like anyone but me anymore. If something is out of my element, I try to avoid it."

Milton Babbitt: "The electronic medium discriminates not at all against such complexity; rather, it is most appropriate to it."

Donald S.Griffin: My father was fond of quoting a famous clarinetist who supposedly said "I don't play the clarinet anymore. I play the music."
David Rockefeller: "Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work..."
Bob Sirois: "To be successful you must respect the essence of the creative soul and allow it to be expressed in it’s time."
Stokowski: "A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence."
I.B.Singer: "Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression."
Michael Torke:"Why waste money on psychotherapy when you can listen Bach's B Minor Mass?"
How to write your music with Virtual Music Composer? It is writing music by listening.

Stephen Kaggwa: “Try and fail, but don't fail to try.”

Michael Ball: "One of the most important aspects of Stockhausen's "Kontakte" is where one timbre is transformed into another and during these transformations completely new sound colours are heard."
Aristotle: "Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work."
Espie Estrella: "Learning to play an instrument is like learning to speak another language and it can be challenging at times."
The copyright to the music remains the property of the composer.
Joan Miro: "I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music."
Harry Belafonte:"You can cage the singer but not the song."
Chuck Berry:"Rock's so good to me. Rock is my child and my grandfather."

Richard P.Feynman: "In fact, mathematics is, to a large extent, invention of better notations."

Kate Taylor (about computer-generated music): "The work represents the marriage of art and artificial intelligence."
Brian Blood: "The minimalism (also been called repetitive music) that grew in the 1960s was distinct in many ways."
Richard Bach: "The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work."
Leonard Cohen: "You know my love goes with you as your love stays with me."
Gary Ewer" :Used correctly, music theory will help you not only understand your music, but will allow you to communicate your musical ideas, and to explore music in ways you have never experienced before."
How to compose your music with Virtual Music Composer? It is composing music by listening.
Keith Jarrett:"If you already have a piece of music ingrained in your body, why would you not play it?"

George Moore: "A great artist is always before his time or behind it."

Lewis Thomas: "Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work..."
Anthony Trollope: "There is no royal road to learning; no short cut to the acquirement of any art."
Interviewer: "Is it possible to say where you get your musical influences from?" Frank Zappa: "Sometimes you get it from chicken. Sometimes from coffee."
Keith Jarrett: "I cannot say what I think is right about music. I only know the rightness of it..."
SiMPLE CodeWorks Forums: "Give a man a program and you satisfy his software needs for a day. Teach a man how to write programs and you satisfy his software needs for a lifetime."
Jim Morrison:"Music inflames temperament."
How to make your music with Virtual Music Composer? It is making music by listening.

While music theory can't help you compose better, it aids the composer to write in a more sophisticated and logical way,...(YoungComposers)

Matthew Abshire (about the attempt Scott Driscoll to create Haile, the first truly robotic musician): "In this way, he became a sort of Geppetto creating his musical Pinocchio."
Dick Brandon: "Documentation is like sex: when it is good, it is very, very good, and when it is bad, it is better than nothing."
Sue De Pasquale:"We live in an age in which computer-generated music is moving to the fore..."
Stanislaw Hansel: "Musicologists may find many interesting uses of silence throughout history both in "serious" music as well as "ethnic" folk music."

Bob Holmes: "If creating sublime music is the highest of human achievements, how come a pile of computer code writes better music than most people?"
Andrea Bocelli:"When you sing and people want that you sing, then you can hope to be great."
David Bowie:"Frankly, I mean, sometimes the interpretations I've seen on some of the songs that I've written are a lot more interesting than the input that I put in."

The first digital computer music was generated in Australia by programmer Geoff Hill.

David Vayo: "And whether you're writing a three-minute pop song or a two-hour orchestral movement, the rules are the same."
Edgar Watson Howe: "When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have."
Never let a computer know you're in a hurry.
Sanjoy Bandopadhyay: "The computer-generated music is of elementary level in comparison to general humans performances..."
Barney Kessel: "Playing scales is like a boxer skipping rope or punching a bag. It's not the thing in itself; it's preparatory to the activity."
How to create music with Virtual Music Composer? It is creating music by listening.
Roger Waters:"Either you write songs or you don't. And if you do write songs like I do, I think there's a natural desire to want to make records."

Plato:"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."

Nicholas Negroponte: "Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living. "
Edward Droscher: "The last thing that you want to happen is to have all these wonderfully creative ideas for your composition but being held back by the lack of musical knowledge."
A.Davis :"In a day and age where computer generated music is becoming the norm..."
Confucius :"Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without."
Marvin Minsky: "When you hear a piece of music, different parts of your brain do different things with it, but we know too little about those different processes."
Marianne Faithfull:"The way I choose to show my feelings is through my songs."
How to write music with Virtual Music Composer? It is writing music by listening.

David Gilmore :"When you strum a guitar you have everything: rhythm, bass, lead and melody."

Computers have also been used in an attempt to imitate the music of great composers of the past, such as Mozart. A present exponent of this technique is David Cope. (Wikipedia)
Nick Collins: "Computer music is not 'solved' because we don't know exactly how the human auditory system works..."
One of the first things a composer has to decide is the structure of a piece:will it have any repetition, or will it be completely original from start to finish? (MusiciansInstitute)
Raymond Kurzweil: "The computer can be a powerful partner in exploring our thoughts and emotions and finding new ways of expressing them."
Louis-Hector Berlioz :"Love cannot express the idea of music, while music may give an idea of love."
Kate Bush:"School was a very cruel environment and I was a loner. But I learnt to get hurt and I learnt to cope with it."
Jose Carreras:"I've always said that music is like literature."

Kevin Smokler: "The field of computer music is young and "needs its champions" to become more fully developed..."

Truman Fisher: "The pause is as important as the note."
Mark Fisher: "Nyman’s late discovery of the potential for computer-generated music is surprising..."
Catherine Schmidt-Jones: "Rhythm and pitch, two of the most basic elements of music, are best described using basic math concepts."
The ability of composers to compose music depends on their intuition derived from their own subjective experience of appreciating music. ("The Origins of Music")
Linus Torvalds: "Software is like sex: It's better when it's free."
How to compose music with Virtual Music Composer? It is composing music by listening.
Jacques Brel:"When you write a song, most of the words you use are in black and white, and then, from time to time, you use one that's in color."

The Music, Mind and Machine Group at the MIT Media Laboratory is developing new audio technologies for future interactive media applications.

Cathie Boyd: "Music is a more powerful medium than words..."
Itzhak Perlman: "Everybody has a different kind of talent and a different timetable as to when they develop..."
Josep Lluís Arcos: "Another topic of my interest is the use of Knowledge-based and Case-based approaches to reasoning and learning about musical processes like expressive music generation."
Jennifer Sternick: "I have intertwined my passion of violin and music with my interest in philosophy."
Libby Larsen: "I just naturally liked to organize sound and make it into pieces of music."
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:"I sit down to the piano regularly at nine-o'clock in the morning and Mesdames les Muses have learned to be on time for that rendezvous."
How to make music with Virtual Music Composer? It is making music by listening.

Tony Buchsbaum: "Music is the transcendent art, and composing music the most sublime of human activities..."

Chris Arges: "The concept of computer generated music is prior art..."
J.S.Bach: "It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself."
Jean Sibelius: "Musicians talk of nothing but money and jobs. Give me businessmen every time. They really are interested in music and art."
Ben Herbster: "The greatest waste in the world is the difference between what we are and what we could become."
Xavier Serra: "Computer Music is by now a well established academic discipline in USA..."
Ray Charles:"Love is a special word, and I use it only when I mean it. You say the word too much and it becomes cheap."
Madonna:"I'm tough, I'm ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay."

Ceci Jones: "Teaching and learning music with the aid of computers is a prime interest for MSMT graduates..."

Gerhard Widmer, University of Linz: "We trained our computer by playing it Mozart sonatas performed by many different pianists..."
Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons. (Popular Mechanics, 1949
John Cage: "Which is more musical: a truck passing by a factory or a truck passing by a music school?"
James Gibbons Hunekar: "Berlioz says nothing in his music, but he says it magnificently."
Louis Armstrong: "Man, if you have to ask what is music, you will never know..."
How to create your own music with computer? With Virtual Music Composer it is creating music by listening.
Brian Eno:"Classical music is founded on a very clear distinction between music and noise. In rock, as in electronic music, these barriers are coming down."

Bostjan Cvek: "Ancient chants as well as ultramodern computer generated music is welcome here..."

Edward Weiss: "Composers know how to go about creating a complete piece of music, but I didn't want to spend years learning theory and harmonic analysis..."
Albert Einstein: "My discovery was the result of musical perception."
L.Hamilton: "As with many other aspects of our development as a society, computers often make seemingly impossible challenges possible."
Anna Murray: "Computer-generated music is often treated with contempt for its "artificial" nature, but is it any less real than music played on a guitar?..."
Marianne Freiberger: "Teaching a machine to understand music is an incredibly difficult task,... But teaching a machine to compose music is quite another matter,..."
Jimmy Page:"I always believed in the music we did and that's why it was uncompromising."
How to write your own music with computer? With Virtual Music Composer it is writing music by listening.

Paul Fishwick: "People will derive more pleasure in art when they are able to generate their own pleasing artforms after only a modicum of time investment."

Friedrich Nietzsche: "Without music life would be an error..."
Gary Atkins: "At a very young age my children not only learned how to compose music and write out their compositions, they learned about the importance of copyrighting..."
Scott Adams: "Normal people believe that if the software ain't broke, don't fix it. Engineers believe that if it ain't broke, it doesn't have enough features yet."
Sharif Ezzat: "Music is a great way to connect with people that you might not have other means to connect with..."
The potential of computer-generated music is surprising...
Joe Cocker:"For me, the focus are songs, which really get the audience moving."
Rita Coolidge:"It seems that jazz is more cerebral and more mathematical in a sense."

Rachel W.Hall: "My research interests are currently Mathematical Music Theory and Ethnomathematics. In particular, I am studying the mathematics of musical rhythm."

Conoco Phillips: "The same mathematical ideas can be applied to all musical instruments to help designers produce the most enjoyable music possible."
G.Haus: "Computer Generated Music is located today in the middle of advanced computer science..."
Mara Helmuth: "The technical and aesthetical aspects of computer music composition can be studied in courses for composers, performers and researchers."
Jeff Scholnik: "Who cares how it works, just as long as it gives the right answer."
Ben Watson: "Philosophers are talking more about music than they did in the past. This is partly to do with the rise of Adorno’s star in the philosophical firmament."
How to compose your own music with computer? With Virtual Music Composer it is composing music by listening.
Keith Emerson:"I don't care who I play to, as long as they enjoy listening to what I play."

Deborah Taylor: "Everyone will begin by using the computer to search for the mathematics in music."

Chong (John) Yu: "Composing music is not strongest point. That is the motivation behind this project..."
Bruce Jacob: "I want to write more music than what I have time to write..."
Arnold Schoenberg: "There's still a lot of great music to be written in C Major."
Juan Reyes: "Basic parameters such as note duration and dynamic range produce a wide range of musical material and perhaps in new aesthetic in the perception of computer generated music."
Oscar Peterson: "I am the worlds laziest writer..."
Sting:"I've no interest in playing Mozart with a drum machine."
How to make your own music with computer? With Virtual Music Composer it is making music by listening.

Wolfgang W. Scherer: "The purchase price for programs includes the license (copyright) royalties...And like many computer software programs: the DEMOs are free."

Holger H. Hoos: "Computer Music has also strong links to fundamental issues in artificial intelligence andhuman-computer interaction."
David Dixon: "Three things are certain:Death, taxes, and lost data. Guess which has occurred?"
Frank De Blase: "The benefit of computer-generated music lies more in the creation rather than the performance..."
Jacob Heringman: "Music is a way of approaching another time, another place, another point of view, another world..."
Jan Szulerecki: "The difference between both concepts (handmade vs. computer generated music) will start to disappear..."
Placido Domingo:"I feel like a little boy who is constantly offered new toys."
Montserrat Caballe:"Drama if I sing, drama if I don't sing. What do you do?"

Torsten Anders: "The composer using constraint based computer aided composition does not describe a score in a theoretical way, in fact his score description is a computer program."

G.Leibniz: "Music is a hidden arithmetic exercise of the soul, which doesn't know that it is counting..."
Denis L. Baggi: "Computer generated music is the ultimate challenge of contemporary computer science..."
Chris Dobrian: "So far, a large amount of the work done in computer music has involved the first way of using technology, trying to make computers behave in simulation of humans."
Allan Schindler: "Instrument design didn't stop with the saxophone. The computer is the instrument of our time."
Pat Page: "There is always been a battle over music, whether it is necessary or as important as math, English and science."
How to create your music with computer? With Virtual Music Composer it is creating music by listening.
Kevin Ayers:"Soft Machine were going more in the direction of fusion jazz and I didn't like that."

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

Pablo Picasso: "Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."
Duke Ellington: "The most important thing I look for in a musician is whether he knows how to listen..."
The father of computer music, pioneering researcher Max Mathews programmed the first-ever computer-generated sounds.
Robin Pogrebin: "Broadway shows start rehearsing with computer-generated music..."
Douglas Repetto: "Computer music is an absurdly diverse field. It's nearly impossible today to find examples of music that have not been touched in some way by computer technology."
Nat King Cole: "Everybody who has a creative mind should sit down and try something new."
How to write your music with computer? With Virtual Music Composer it is writing music by listening.

Albert Camus: "Art does not tolerate Reason."

George Carlin: "Art, music and philosophy are merely poignant examples of what we might have been had not the priests and traders gotten hold of us."
Claus-Dieter Schulz: "In wider perspective all musical forms, can be modelled with fractal music."
Kathy Yoshimura: "The semantics of music is the most complete and universal language..."
Homer Simpson:"Where is the "Any" key?"
Computer generated music becomes the standard...
Enya: "For someone who was studying music for six, seven years, and all of a sudden, I'm on stage, the experience was tremendous."
Roberta Flack: "Once you're successful with a certain kind of music, it's hard not to have faith in it as a means to stay successful."

Lawrence Durrell:"Music is only love looking for words."

Francesco Giomi: "At the risk of a gross simplifications, Computer Generated Music stands to Music as Computer Graphics to Painting..."
According to John Cage, his work 4 minutes 33 seconds of pure silence is actually music...
Manfred Clynes, friend of Einstein: "Music is a storage device for noble emotions..."
"I have always wished that my computer would be as easy to use as my telephone. My wish has come true. I no longer know how to use my telephone." (Bjarne Stroustrup, designer of C++ programming language)
Shlomo Dubnov: "Using methods from machine learning we do theoretical research on relations between prediction and classification algorithms and various aspects of musical cognition."
How to compose your music with computer? With Virtual Music Composer it is composing music by listening.
Pierre Boulez: "The aim of music is not to express feelings but to express music."

Plutarch: "Medicine, to produce health, must examine disease; and music, to create harmony, must investigate discord."

Gary Arthur Brown: "Electronic music is a band sent to hound actual songwriters to the grave."
The first person to make the connection between math and music was Pythagoras.
Karen Gocsik: "Analyzing music is difficult. First, because music evokes powerful emotional responses."
Suzanne Donald: "I want Music the Art, Music the Feeling, Music the Language Of Life, not Music the Product... I want it the way it used to be."
Curtis Bahn: "My background covers both jazz performance and computer music composition."
Ennio Morricone: "I used real sounds partly to give a kind of nostalgia that the film had to convey."
How to make your music with computer? With Virtual Music Composer it is making music by listening.

Sidney Harris: "The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers."

Camille Saint-Saens: "There is nothing more difficult than talking about music."
W.H.Auden: "Aside from purely technical analysis, nothing can be said about music except when it is bad; when it is good, one can only listen and be grateful."
University of Plymouth:New research topics such as Evolutionary Computer Music and Neuroscience of Music are emerging as natural progressions in Computer Music research.
Mark Driver: "Music either rocks you, or it doesn't. Case closed."
Mitch Ratcliffe: "The computer allows you to make mistakes faster than any other invention, with the possible excepion of handguns and tequila."
Mahalia Jackson: "Blues are the songs of despair, but gospel songs are the songs of hope."
Robert Fripp:"...I would say that the act of music exists in several worlds simultaneously."

A successful person is a dreamer whom someone believed in. (Unknown Source)

Phil Stone, a student of experimental music at Wesleyan University and Mills College, has been a professional computer programmer for over twenty years.
J.H.Levis: "The music and philosophy of China have always been inseparably bound."
George Shearing once said about music that wasn’t for him. He said you’re better off saying ‘it’s not my cup of tea’ than saying it’s bad, because maybe to someone else it is heaven.
Philip Dorrell: "If we consider other human activities, such as eating and drinking, we can see that the desire to consume music is programmed into us as instincts..."
Karen Schmidt: "Music was probably born of the natural rhythms of life. So it shouldn't come as a surprise when people who dedicate themselves to life science release their creative energy in music."
How to create music with computer? With Virtual Music Composer it is creating music by listening.
Carl Orff:"Tell me, I forget, show me, I remember, Involve me, I understand."

Babe Ruth: "It's hard to beat a person who never gives up."

John A. Maurer: "Algorithmic composition ("automated composition") basically refers to "the process of using some formal process to make music with minimal human intervention" (Alpern, 1995).
Fred Blechman:"Version 1 of any software is full of bugs. Version 2 fixes all the bugs and is great. Version 3 adds all the things users ask for, but hides all the great stuff in Version 2."
Bob Marley said about music that "when it hits you, you feel no pain."
Victor Hugo: "Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and cannot remain silent."
Peter Stone: "Fractal music is a result of a recursive process where an algorithm is applied multiple times to process its previous output."
Toru Takemitsu:"I probably belong to a type of composer of songs who keeps thinking about melody... I am old fashioned."
How to write music with computer? With Virtual Music Composer it is writing music by listening.

You can make of your life anything you wish. Create your own life and then go out and live it with absolutely no regrets.

David Cope: "The secret lies not in the invention of new letters or notes but in the subtlety and elegance of their recombination." ("Experiments in Musical Intelligence")
Henry Cowell: "Abstract music could be built from sliding tones that occur in nature, and not just music based upon twelve pitches."
Sergei Rachmaninov: "Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music."
Salvador Dali: "Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing."
Gosta Mittag-Leffler: "Mathematical genius and artistic genius touch one another."
Art Garfunkel: "I like working solo and it was a lot of fun joking around with the audience, saying things. I'm only just learning how to do certain things."
David Gilmour:"...And it's usually, mostly, the first take that's the best one, and you find yourself repeating yourself thereafter."

Winston Churchill: "Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm."

Kristine H.Burns: "The term "algorithm" has been adopted from the fields of computer science and information science."
Goethe: "Our work is the presentation of our capabilities."
F.Chopin: "Nothing is more beautiful than the sound of the guitar."
Kermit the Frog (Muppets): "The visual arts are of vast and incalculable importance. Of course I could be prejudiced. I am a visual art."
Walt Disney: "It's kind of fun to do the impossible."
How to compose music with computer? With Virtual Music Composer it is composing music by listening.
Edgar Degas:"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see."

Ralph Waldo Emerson: "Is it so bad to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton..."

An understanding of how the brain predict events on the basis of musical experience is a fundamental requirement for the design of interactive music systems. (The ICCMR)
Emile Zole: "The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work."
Carlos Santana: "Music takes you to a place where time doesn't exist and gravity doesn't exist and fear doesn't exist..."
John Erskine: "Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing."
Frank Tibolt: "We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action."
Marianne Faithfull:"The voice of God, if you must know, is Aretha Franklin's."
How to make music with computer? With Virtual Music Composer it is making music by listening.

Linus Pauling: "The best way to get a good idea is to get a lot of ideas."

Silas S.Brown: "I experimented with different random number generators, and found that the ones that are known to be "better" produced what I thought to be better compositions..."
Sigmund Freud: "Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness."
Giora Feidman: "I don't play the clarinet. I speak music."
William Wordsworth: "Mathematics is an independent world created out of pure intelligence."
Buddha: "Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it."
Cat Stevens:"In the early days I had a very black-and-white view of everything."
Woody Guthrie:"I hate a song that makes you think that you are not any good."

Musical instruments and computers are temporary slave owners of any-as-yet-unwritten-song. ("Virtual Music Composer")

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