After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.
All music is beautiful.
Any good music must be an innovation.
But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing.
Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.
Composers shouldn't think too much - it interferes with their plagiarism.
Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music.
For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness.