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Compare the history of the novel to that of rock 'n' roll. Both started out a minority taste, became a mass taste, and then splint ...
The basic difference between classical music and jazz is that in the former the music is always greater than its performance--Beet ...
[My daughter] says she wants to marry a rich man, so she can have a Porsche. My rejoinder always is: Go out and get rich yourself, ...
The man that hath no music in himself,
Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds,
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His style is eminently colloquial, and no wonder it is strange to meet with in a book. It is not literary or classical; it has not ...
During the cattle drives, Texas cowboy music came into national significance. Its practical purpose is well known--it was used pri ...
Today, music heralds ... the establishment of a society of repetition in which nothing will happen anymore.
If music in general is an imitation of history, opera in particular is an imitation of human willfulness; it is rooted in the fact ...
A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to
become.
If music and sweet poetry agree,
As they must needs (the sister and the brother),
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