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#composers

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Let us not forget that the greatest composers were also the greatest thieves. They stole from everyone and everywhere.


Pablo Casals


#composers #everyone #everywhere #forget #greatest

When the Domaine Musical started up, I wasn't part of it. They were the major players in contemporary music at that time, braodcasting old and new composers' work. And I wasn't one of them.


Luc Ferrari


#contemporary #contemporary music #i #major #music

Perhaps two million years ago the creatures of a planet in some remote galaxy faced a musical crisis similar to that which we earthly composers face today.


George Crumb


#composers #creatures #crisis #earthly #face

Composers love to write for symphony orchestras because the symphony is the Rolls Royce of musical instruments.


David Del Tredici


#composers #instruments #love #musical #orchestras

Composers are always going back to the past.


Anne Dudley


#back #composers #going #past

It's amazing how fast generations lose sight of other generations. One of the first things the young composers who come to work with me say is that they want to write music people will like, instead of gaining their credentials by being rejected by the audience.


Carlisle Floyd


#audience #being #come #composers #credentials

We teach young kids from 8 to 14 or 15 about their musical heritage through great songs written by American songwriters. We don't do too many modern composers, although we include songs from Billy Joel and other writers like him.


Margaret Whiting


#although #american #billy #billy joel #composers

My favorite instrument is the snare drum. In Scotland, the snare drum is very prominent in Highland bands. The Scottish style of playing is in my blood. It's a very powerful instrument, but it can also be soothing, like velvet. It's a real challenge for composers.


Evelyn Glennie


#bands #blood #challenge #composers #drum

There's still a lot I need to do as a player, as a musician, as a sound creator. I have commissioned 170 pieces: that's still not enough, there are still lots and lots of composers I would like to approach. When I see a composer and I see a performer, I think to combine those forces.


Evelyn Glennie


#combine #commissioned #composer #composers #creator

I was always drawn to Broadway musicals, and obviously composers like Gershwin, Rodgers, Berlin and Porter were writing music that I found wildly impressive.


Marvin Hamlisch


#berlin #broadway #broadway musicals #composers #drawn






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