Edgard Varese

Edgard Varese

was an innovative French-born composer who spent the greater part of his career in the United States.
Contrary to popular belief an artist is never ahead of his time, but most people are far behind theirs.More Edgard Varese quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A work of art must make the rules: rules do not make a work of art...I tell people I am not a musician; I work with rhythms, frequencies and intensities...tunes are merely the gossips of music...More Edgard Varese quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No matter how consummate a work of art may seem, it is only an approximation of the original conception. It is the artist's consciousness of this discrepancy between his conception and the realization that assures his progress.More Edgard Varese quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our musical alphabet is poor and illogical. Music, which should pulsate with life, needs new means of expression, and science alone can infuse it with youthful vigor. Why, Italian Futurists, have you slavishly reproduced only what is commonplace and boring in the bustle of our daily lives. 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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Music is the most abstract of the arts and also the most physical....music is under two signs, the stars and the wineMore Edgard Varese quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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