Why should the composer be more guilty than the poet who warms to fantasy by a strange flame, making an idea that inspires him the subject of his own very different treatment?
The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways.
If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
Yes, sampling has changed not just my way of playing and composing.
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
I like a composer called Henry Purcell, and I love to listen to Neil Young.
The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
Wagner is a composer who has beautiful moments but awful quarter hours.
The negative is the equivalent of the composer's score, and the print the performance.
He is not a lover who does not love forever.
I was never a quick writer, but composed with great care and efforts.
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honour nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
A good composer does not imitate; he steals.
The heart is forever inexperienced.
Physicists are more like avant-garde composers, willing to bend traditional rules... Mathematicians are more like classical composers.
Don't bother looking at the view - I have already composed it.
Well, I didn't want to have the reminder sort of in the sky, so that people would forever look at it. I wanted to have - really to create a city from the bottom up. From that foundation, which held, from the democratic power of what the site really is.
I am not one of the great composers. All the great have produced enormously. There is everything in their work - the best and the worst, but there is always quantity. But I have written relatively little.
For it is the duty of an astronomer to compose the history of the celestial motions through careful and expert study.
I was born out of due time in the sense that by temperament and talent I should have been more suited for the life of a small Bach, living in anonymity and composing regularly for an established service and for God.
What is once well done is done forever.
Any person, brought into the presence of this fact, stops for a few moments and remains pensive and silent; and then generally leaves, carrying with him forever a sharper, keener sense of our incessant motion through space.
No parent is there forever. So I won't be here forever with these kids.
I also had a brother who was like me a musician and a composer. A man of great talent, far more gifted than I. He died very young... he killed himself in the prime of his life.