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A nation creates music--the composer only arranges it.
Whenever [Leonard Bernstein] entered or exited a country he would fill in on his passport form not composer or conductor, but musi ...
Emerson was the greater artist. His essays contain some of the most beautiful language in our literature. How Henry James could ha ...
A person taking stock in middle age is like an artist or composer looking at an unfinished work; but whereas the composer and the ...
Creative force, like a musical composer, goes on unweariedly repeating a simple air or theme, now high, now low, in solo, in choru ...
Perhaps all music, even the newest, is not so much something discovered as something that re-emerges from where it lay buried in t ...
The musical emotion springs precisely from the fact that at each moment the composer withholds or adds more or less than the liste ...
Now life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, t ...
The jazz musician is denied the dignity accorded the composer because not everything he composes is first written down, or, necess ...
A man with a talent does what is expected of him, makes his way, constructs, is an engineer, a composer, a builder of bridges. It' ...
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