I've played in pipe bands in Scotland, and I've always played guitars and drums and stuff.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Mainly I was able to perform with music - I played the French horn, I would sing, and I was a drummer in the pipe band. So I think it was a way to show off.
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.
We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution.
The real art of conducting consists in transitions.
My mother had to explain that one couldn't compose a Liszt rhapsody because it was a piece of music that Liszt himself had composed.
I mean simply to say that I want my characters to suggest the background in themselves, even when it is not visible. I want them to be so powerfully realized that we cannot imagine them apart from their physical and social context even when we see them in empty space.
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
To have someone to relate to and hopefully enjoy the music and get a positive message out of it, to make the best music that we possibly could, those were the goals.
A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep.
The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music.
Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading.
The universe may have a purpose, but nothing we know suggests that, if so, this purpose has any similarity to ours.
For an actress there is no greater gift than having a camera in front of you, listening to the most beautiful music in the world and just being looked at!
There are not fifty ways of fighting, there's only one, and that's to win. Neither revolution nor war consists in doing what one pleases.
Music is the silence between the notes.
I did not start IC and Inteam to have control over my music. I had control before and after.
The iPod completely changed the way people approach music.
The glory of my name increases my shame. Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes.
I would hate to make music and people love me for something that isn't me.
I want as many people as possible to hear my music. I'm happy to entertain people by being a star.
What they could do with 'round here is a good war. What else can you expect with peace running wild all over the place? You know what the trouble with peace is? No organization.
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.