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Music, theoretically considered, consists altogether of lines of tone. It more nearly resembles a picture or an architectural draw ...
The jazz musician is denied the dignity accorded the composer because not everything he composes is first written down, or, necess ...
There are no more ideologies in the authentic sense of false consciousness, only advertisements for the world through its duplicat ...
Culture is only true when implicitly critical, and the mind which forgets this revenges itself in the critics it breeds. Criticism ...
True thoughts are those alone which do not understand themselves.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the ...
Technique is really personality. That is the reason why the artist cannot teach it, why the pupil cannot learn it, and why the aes ...
This music of yours. A manifestation of the highest energy--not at all abstract, but without an object, energy in a void, in pure ...
What was it that drove these thousands into the arms of his art--what but the blissfully sensuous, searing, sense-consuming, intox ...
During the cattle drives, Texas cowboy music came into national significance. Its practical purpose is well known--it was used pri ...
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