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Whatever else it may be--stimulus, tranquilizer, aural nipple, too of executives, Muzak is basically trivializing. It is not simpl ...
Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has to the book I a ...
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 ...
Art is beauty, and every exposition of art, whether it be music, painting, or the drama, should be subservient to that one great e ...
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 ...
Drama is based on the Mistake. I think someone is my friend when he really is my enemy, that I am free to marry a woman when in fa ...
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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