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#classical music

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I became a set designer for opera. I'm a great opera buff, I love classical music, and I needed a time-out.


Maurice Sendak


#buff #classical #classical music #designer #great

I had spent many years pursuing excellence, because that is what classical music is all about... Now it was dedicated to freedom, and that was far more important.


Nina Simone


#because #classical #classical music #dedicated #excellence

Jazz is a white term to define black people. My music is black classical music.


Nina Simone


#classical #classical music #define #jazz #music

And what classical music does best and must always do more, is to show this kind of transformation of moods, to show a very wide psychological voyage. And I think that's something that we as classical musicians have underestimated.


Michael Tilson Thomas


#best #classical #classical music #does #i

But those musics do not address the larger kind of architecture in time that classical music does, whatever each one of us knows that classical music must mean.


Michael Tilson Thomas


#architecture #classical #classical music #does #each

One of the problems that we face through the media attention that these artists receive is that there has been an awful lot of talk about opera and classical music being elite and being for an elitist group.


Lesley Garrett


#artists #attention #awful #been #being

A love of classical music is only partially a natural response to hearing the works performed, it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully, to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated by the cultural and social prestige of the art.


Charles Rosen


#also #art #attention #carefully #classical

Although I enjoyed writing Film Music it was always a means to an end, in that it enabled me to keep a wife and family and write my classical music, which has always been my passion.


Malcolm Arnold


#always #been #classical #classical music #enabled

Obviously classical music tends to be stuff that is usually at least a hundred years old.


Steve Hackett


#classical music #hundred #least #music #obviously

I have never learned to read or write music so I am not a virtuoso musician like the others you mentioned. I am completely unable to play like them because I never learned classical music, I just developed my own crazy style!


Ken Hensley


#because #classical #classical music #completely #crazy






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