... quotes about music and computers, quotes about arts, quotes about
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."
Beethoven (about J.S.Bach): "The immortal god of harmony."
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Gabriel Faure: "If one has not heard Wagner at
Bayreuth, one has heard nothing!"
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
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
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)
"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
Bono:"Politicians don't turn me on, politics doesn't turn me on, the way
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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan:"...The story of a man and his music of peace
and spiritual love..."
(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
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. (
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
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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
Elbert Hubbard: "One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No
machine can do the work of one extraordinary man."
Mozart:"I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I
simply follow my own feelings."
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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."
"Computers play key roles in several aspects of music making, ranging
from the synthesis of complex sounds, to the automatic generation of
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..."
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
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
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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."
"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
I.B.Singer: "Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his
inner vision and its ultimate expression."
waste money on psychotherapy when you can listen Bach's B Minor Mass?"
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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
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."
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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
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
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."
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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."
"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..."
"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
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
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."
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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
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
A.Davis :"In a day and age where computer generated music is becoming
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
way I choose to show my feelings is through my songs."
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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."
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
Truman Fisher: "The pause is as important as the note."
Mark Fisher: "Nyman’s late
discovery of the potential for computer-generated music is
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."
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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
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
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
Libby Larsen: "I just naturally liked to organize sound and make it into
pieces of music."
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
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Tony Buchsbaum: "Music is
the transcendent art, and composing music the most sublime of human
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
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
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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
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
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."
"Computer-generated music is often treated with contempt for its
"artificial" nature, but is it any less real than music played on a
Marianne Freiberger: "Teaching a machine to understand music is an
incredibly difficult task,... But teaching a machine to compose music is
quite another matter,..."
always believed in the music we did and that's why it was
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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
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
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
Conoco Phillips: "The same mathematical ideas can be applied to all
musical instruments to help designers produce the most enjoyable music
Generated Music is located today in the middle of advanced computer
Mara Helmuth: "The technical and aesthetical aspects of computer music
composition can be studied in courses for composers, performers and
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
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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
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
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..."
interest in playing Mozart with a drum machine."
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Wolfgang W. Scherer: "The
purchase price for programs includes the license (copyright)
royalties...And like many computer software programs: the DEMOs are
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,
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
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
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."
"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."
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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
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."
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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
Claus-Dieter Schulz: "In
wider perspective all musical forms, can be modelled with fractal
Kathy Yoshimura: "The semantics of music is the most complete and
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
"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."
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Pierre Boulez: "The aim of music is not to express feelings but to
Plutarch: "Medicine, to
produce health, must examine disease; and music, to create harmony, must
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
Ennio Morricone: "I used
real sounds partly to give a kind of nostalgia that the film had to
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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
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
"Blues are the songs of despair, but gospel songs are the songs of
Robert Fripp:"...I would say that the act of music exists in several
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
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."
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Carl Orff:"Tell me, I forget, show me, I remember, Involve me, I
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."
probably belong to a type of composer of songs who keeps thinking about
melody... I am old fashioned."
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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
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."
"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of
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."
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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
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
voice of God, if you must know, is Aretha Franklin's."
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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."
"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
Musical instruments and
computers are temporary slave owners of any-as-yet-unwritten-song.
("Virtual Music Composer")
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