Edgard Varese

Edgard Varese

was an innovative French-born composer who spent the greater part of his career in the United States.
Of all the arts, music is the one communal art. It requires for its existence extensive cooperation and organization...Singing together the greatest choral music of all time is the surest way of developing in a community that sense of quality and reverence for beauty, which is the basis of a musical culture...Entertainment has its place in life just as candies and cocktails have, but health is not built on such a diet alone, nor culture exclusively on amusement.More Edgard Varese quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Music, which should pulsate with life, needs new means of expression, and science alone can infuse it with youthful vigor.More Edgard Varese quotes [10/18/2011 02:10:54]
I dream of instruments obedient to my thought and which with their contribution of a whole new world of unsuspected sounds, will lend themselves to the exigencies of my inner rhythm.More Edgard Varese quotes [10/18/2011 02:10:53]
Everyone is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes.More Edgard Varese quotes [10/18/2011 02:10:01]
I was not influenced by composers as much as by natural objects and physical phenomena.More Edgard Varese quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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