If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music. ~ Gustav Mahler
Music is what feelings sound like. ~ Author Unknown
Music is the universal language of mankind. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Outre-Mer
You can't possibly hear the last movement of Beethoven's Seventh and go slow. ~ Oscar Levant, explaining his way out of a speeding ticket
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. ~ Victor Hugo
All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song. ~ Louis Armstrong
There is in souls a sympathy with sounds: And as the mind is pitch'd the ear is pleased With melting airs, or martial, brisk or grave; Some chord in unison with what we hear Is touch'd within us, and the heart replies. ~ William Cowper
Strong lager and some early Zep tunes. I ask thee, is there a better way to spend an evening? ~Author Unknown
The only winner in the War of 1812 was Tchaikovsky. ~ Salamon Short
It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.” ~ Albert Einstein
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ~ Plato
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