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Genius is another word for magic, and the whole point of magic is that it is inexplicable.

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Print Study Bach. There you will find everything.
- Johannes Brahms
Print Music can name the unnamable and communicate the unknowable.
- Leonard Bernstein
Print A child sings before it speaks, dances almost before it walks, music is with us from the beginning.
- Pamela Brown
Print Composing is like driving down a foggy road...
- Benjamin Britten
Print If you really believe music is dangerous, you should let it go in one ear and out the other.
- José Bergamín
Print Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess.
- Ludwig Van Beethoven
Print Where words fail, music speaks.
- Hans Christian Andersen
Print Nothing is more beautiful than a guitar, except, possibly, two.
- Fredric Chopin
Print Without music, life is a journey through a desert.
- Pat Conroy
Print Let a man be stimulated by poetry, established by the rules of propriety, and perfected by music.
- Confucius
Print Music to me is like breathing - I don't get tired of breathing, I don't get tired of music.
- Ray Charles
Print What we play is life.
- Louis Armstrong
Print A nation creates music - the composer only arranges it.
- Bela Bartok
Print I believe that interpretation should be like a transparent glass, a window for the composer's music.
- Vladimir Ashkenazy
Print Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
- Berthold Auerbach
Print There is always music amongst the trees in the garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.
- M. Aumonier
Print People who make music together cannot be enemies, at least while the music lasts.
- Paul Hindemith
Print I know only two tunes; one of them is "Yankee Doodle", and the other isn't.
- Ulysess S. Grant
Print Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.
- E.Y. Harbug
Print All the sounds of the earth are like music.
- Oscar Hammerstein
Print A jazz musician is a juggler who uses harmonies instead of oranges.
- Benny Green
Print Do not fear mistakes, there are none.
- Miles Davis
Print Playing "bop" is like playing Scrabble with all the vowels missing.
- Duke Ellington
Print Music is my mistress, and she plays second fiddle to no one.
- Duke Ellington
Print The high note is not the only thing.
- Placido Domingo
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