I think there should be collaboration, but under my thumb.
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
This isn't about the money. This is just for me. I love music.
I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense.
We rarely hear the inward music, but we're all dancing to it nevertheless.
That said, I'd love to do a musical, either in film or on stage.
Music is a great energizer. It's a language everybody knows.
The problem was the journalists who also did not understand much of my music, but they wrote about it. I think you fell into the usual trap laid out by parts of the press and other writers: that the poor musician has always to fight the evil companies and managers.
The intention was to shoot short films that can exist as shorts independently, but when I put them all together, there are things that echo through them like the dialogue repeats; the situation is always the same, the way they're shot is very simple and the same.
A lot of music you might listen to is pretty vapid, it doesn't always deal with our deeper issues. These are the things I'm interested in now, particularly at my age.
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
Truth is simple. Very simple - so simple that a child can understand it. In fact, so simple that only a child can understand it. Unless you become a child again you will not be able to understand it.
My music is best understood by children and animals.
I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy, and driven.
Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support for their new works collaborate with the creator.
People often complain that music is too ambiguous, that what they should think when they hear it is so unclear, whereas everyone understands words. With me, it is exactly the opposite, and not only with regard to an entire speech but also with individual words.
If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
I write music with an exclamation point!
A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
As an artist, you dream about accumulating enough successful music to someday do just one greatest-hits album, but to reach the point where you're releasing your second collection of hits is beyond belief.
It is all very well to copy what one sees, but it is far better to draw what one now only sees in one's memory. That is a transformation in which imagination collaborates with memory.
It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Going through this musical experience really helped us to understand the core of the film.
If a man loses pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music in which he hears, however measured, or far away.