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    To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.

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I've outdone anyone you can name -- Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Strauss. Irving Berlin, he wrote 1,001 tunes. I wrote 5,500.

I've outdone anyone you can name -- Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Strauss. Irving Berlin, he wrote 1,001 tunes. I wrote 5,500.

by James Brown Found in: Music Quotes,
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I remember being handed a score composed by Mozart at the age of eleven. What could I say? I felt read more

I remember being handed a score composed by Mozart at the age of eleven. What could I say? I felt like de Kooning, who was asked to comment on a certain abstract painting, and answered in the negative. He was then told it was the work of a celebrated monkey. 'That's different. For a monkey, it's terrific.'

by Igor Stravinsky Found in: Music Quotes,
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Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

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There's music in the sighing of a reed;
There's music in the gushing of a rill;
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There's music in the sighing of a reed;
There's music in the gushing of a rill;
There's music in all things, if men had ears:
Their earth is but an echo of the spheres.

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The rustle of the leaves in summer's hush
When wandering breezes touch them, and the sigh
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The rustle of the leaves in summer's hush
When wandering breezes touch them, and the sigh
That filters through the forest, or the gush
That swells and sinks amid the branches high,--
'Tis all the music of the wind, and we
Let fancy float on the aeolian breath.

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Gayly the troubadour
Touched his guitar.

Gayly the troubadour
Touched his guitar.

by Thomas Haynes Bayly Found in: Music Quotes,
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I'm saddest when I sing.

I'm saddest when I sing.

by Thomas Haynes Bayly Found in: Music Quotes,
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Every act, every deed of justice and mercy and benevolence, makes heavenly music in Heaven.

Every act, every deed of justice and mercy and benevolence, makes heavenly music in Heaven.

by Ellen G White Found in: Music Quotes,
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Everything will past, and the world will perish but the Ninth
Symphony will remain.

Everything will past, and the world will perish but the Ninth
Symphony will remain.

by Mikhail Bakunin Found in: Music Quotes,
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