Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.
Music is the best means we have of digesting time.
W. H. Auden
You can't stay the same. If you're a musician and a singer, you have to change, that's the way it works.
Any good music must be an innovation.
I asked my daughter when she was 16, What's the buzz on the street with the kids? She's going, to be honest, Dad, most of my friends aren't into Kiss. But they've all been told that it's the greatest show on Earth.
Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music.
Music should be your escape.
Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.
Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.
No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.
W. H. Auden
There's nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it.
He has Van Gogh's ear for music.
I wake up in the morning, I do a little stretching exercises, pick up the horn and play.
Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.
Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.
You can never get silence anywhere nowadays, have you noticed?
Secretly, I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix, but I could never quite pull it off.
Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
Christian Nestell Bovee
When words leave off, music begins.
The wise musicians are those who play what they can master.
The real art of conducting consists in transitions.
Music is love in search of a word.
Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together.
I was growing up listening to Queen. Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs.
Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.
My music had roots which I'd dug up from my own childhood, musical roots buried in the darkest soil.
Composers shouldn't think too much - it interferes with their plagiarism.
Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few. It's equally humbling and uplifting.
My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb. I think I can name about any tune in two beats.
Music is the soul of language.
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.
It is essential to do everything possible to attract young people to opera so they can see that it is not some antiquated art form but a repository of the most glorious music and drama that man has created.
The iPod completely changed the way people approach music.
Music is a performance and needs the audience.
Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions.
Music is always changing and the changes are unpredictable.
Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics, song and production are.
Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into a community and find people who need him.
There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated, totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.
My music, my songs are 100 percent inspired by girl power.
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