Constant Lambert

Constant Lambert

Revolutionaries themselves are the last people to realize when, through force of time and circumstance, they have gradually become conservatives. It is scarcely to be wondered at if the public is very nearly as slow in the uptake.More Constant Lambert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Music, from being an ordered succession of sounds, has become a matter of "sonorities", and anyone who can produce a brightly coloured brick of unusual shape is henceforth hailed as an architect.More Constant Lambert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothing is so common as to see a political upheaval pass practically unnoticed merely because the names of the leaders and their parties remain the same.More Constant Lambert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Once embarked on a course of sensationalism, the composer is forced into a descending spiral spin from which only the most experienced pilot can flatten out in time.More Constant Lambert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The whole trouble with a folk song is that once you have played it through there is nothing much you can do except play it over again and play it rather louder. Most Russian music, indeed, consists in ringing changes on this device, skilfully disguised though the fact may be.More Constant Lambert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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