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This music of yours. A manifestation of the highest energy--not at all abstract, but without an object, energy in a void, in pure ...
The Germans are always too late. They are late, like music, which is always the last of the arts to express a world condition,--wh ...
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.
For twenty-five centuries, Western knowledge has tried to look upon the world. It has failed to understand that the world is not f ...
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),
...
Let's face the music and dance.
There be none of beauty's daughters
With a magic like thee;
And like music on the waters
Is thy sweet voice to me:
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