„Where words fail, music speaks.“

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Hans Christian Andersen4
romancier, dramaturge, conteur et poète danois 1805 - 1875

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„Language is texture of images and music. We speak in images and rhythm, by taking help of words.“

—  Suman Pokhrel Nepali poet, lyricist, playwright, translator and artist 1967

<span class="plainlinks"> Foreword, 'Tales of Transformation: English Translation of Tagore's Chitrangada and Chandalika', Lopamudra Banerjee, (2018). https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07DQPD8F4/</span>
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„Music has no subject beyond the combinations of notes we hear, for music speaks not only by means of sounds, it speaks nothing but sound.“

—  Eduard Hanslick austrian musician and musicologist 1825 - 1904

Eduard Hanslick, quoted by Wolfgang Sandberger (1996) in the liner notes to the Juilliard String Quartet's Intimate Letters. Sony Classical SK 66840.

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„For the music, it’s not about the individual — so the more you let the music speak for yourself, the more powerful the music will be.“

—  Maynard James Keenan musician 1964

Carl Kozlowski (September 11, 2008) "Taste in the making: Tool’s Maynard James Keenan shifts his focus from writing dark lyrics to creating zesty wines" http://www.pasadenaweekly.com/cms/story/detail/taste_in_the_making/6378/, Pasadena Weekly. Southland Publishing.

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„Music does not replace words, it gives tone to the words“

—  Elie Wiesel writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor 1928 - 2016

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„Music is love in search of a word.“

—  Colette 1873-1954 French novelist: wrote Gigi 1873 - 1954

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„It's not the words but the music that counts.“

—  Benjamin Spock American pediatrician and author of Baby and Child Care 1903 - 1998

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„Dont speak of tomorrow. Let the music speak to us tonight, in a happier language than ours.“

—  Wilkie Collins, livre The Woman in White

Variante: Let the music speak to us of tonight, in a happier language than our own.
Source: The Woman in White

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„Music is only love looking for words.“

—  Lawrence Durrell British novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer 1912 - 1990

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„[ Schoenberg's ] music leads us into a realm where musical experience is a matter not of the ear but of the soul alone, and at this point the music of the future begins.“

—  Wassily Kandinsky Russian painter 1866 - 1944

Quote of Kandinsky, 1911; in Concerning the Spiritual in Art, transl. Michael T. Sadler (1914); reprint. New York: Dover, 1977), p. 17
1910 - 1915

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Citát „When words leave off, music begins.“
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„When words leave off, music begins.“

—  Heinrich Heine German poet, journalist, essayist, and literary critic 1797 - 1856

As quoted in Peter's Quotations : Ideas for Our Time (1977) by Laurence J. Peter, p. 343

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