Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland

There is something about music that keeps its distance even at the moment that it engulfs us. It is at the same time outside and away from us and inside and part of us. In one sense it dwarfs us, and in another we master it. We are led on and on, and yet in some strange way we never lose control.More Aaron Copland quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A great symphony is a man-made Mississippi down which we irresistibly flow from the instant of our leave-taking to a long forseen destination.More Aaron Copland quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, "Is there a meaning to music?" My answer would be, "Yes." And "Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?" My answer to that would be, "No."More Aaron Copland quotes [10/05/2011 01:10:17]
You compose because you want to somehow summarize in some permanent form your most basic feelings about being alive, to set down... some sort of permanent statement about the way it feels to live now, today.More Aaron Copland quotes [10/05/2011 01:10:26]
If a literary man puts together two words about music, one of them will be wrong.More Aaron Copland quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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