Quotes about music

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„Chess, like love, like music, has the power to make men happy.“

—  Siegbert Tarrasch German chess player, chess writer, and chess theoretician 1862 - 1934
The Game of Chess (1931), Preface

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

—  Aaron Copland American composer, composition teacher, writer, and conductor 1900 - 1990

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„Those who dance appear insane to those who cannot hear the music.“

—  Friedrich Nietzsche German philosopher, poet, composer, cultural critic, and classical philologist 1844 - 1900

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„I love the music from Nat King Cole, BB King, Albert King… When I think of it, I wouldn't mind being renamed Angus King.“

—  Angus Young Scottish Australian guitarist 1955
Interview for the French TV channel M6 at the release of the album Razor's Edge.

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„Melody is the essence of music. I compare a good melodist to a fine racer, and counterpointists to hack post-horses; therefore be advised, let well alone and remember the old Italian proverb: Chi sa più, meno sa—Who knows most, knows least.“

—  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Austrian Romantic composer 1756 - 1791
As spoken to Michael Kelly, from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, of the King's Theatre, and Theatre Royal Drury Lane, including a period of nearly half a century; with Original Anecdotes of many distinguished Personnages, Political, Literary, and Musical (London, Henry Colburn, 1826; digitized 2006), 2nd ed., vol. I (p. 225) http://books.google.com/books?vid=OCLC00439352&id=ph3XEMzGt5YC&pg=RA2-PA225&lpg=RA2-PA225&dq=%22Melody+is+the+essence+of+music%22&hl=en

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