Edgard Varese

Edgard Varese

was an innovative French-born composer who spent the greater part of his career in the United States.
The beginning of art is not reason. It is the buried treasure of the unconscious...that unconscious which has more understanding than our lucidity.More Edgard Varese quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The present day composer refuses to die.More Edgard Varese quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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]
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]
I have just begun a work in which an important part is given to a large chorus and with it I want to use several of your instruments - augmenting their range as in those I used for my Equatorial - especially in the high range.More Edgard Varese quotes [10/18/2011 02:10:03]

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