Edgard Varese

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Edgard Varese

Edgard Varese

Contrary to popular belief an artist is never ahead of his time, but most people are far behind theirs.More Edgard Varese [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs.More Edgard Varese [10/18/2011 02:10:41]
Everyone is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes.More Edgard Varese [10/18/2011 02:10:01]
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 [10/18/2011 02:10:53]
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 [10/18/2011 02:10:03]
I was not influenced by composers as much as by natural objects and physical phenomena.
Edgard VareseMore Edgard Varese [10/18/2011 02:10:34]
Music is organized sound.More Edgard Varese [10/18/2011 02:10:42]
Music, which should pulsate with life, needs new means of expression, and science alone can infuse it with youthful vigor.More Edgard Varese [10/18/2011 02:10:54]
Our musical alphabet is poor and illogical.More Edgard Varese [10/18/2011 02:10:05]
There is an idea, the basis of an internal structure, expanded and split into different shapes or groups of sound constantly changing in shape, direction, and speed, attracted and repulsed by various forces.More Edgard Varese [10/18/2011 02:10:14]
Everyone is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes.More Edgard Varese [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our musical alphabet is poor and illogical.More Edgard Varese [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is an idea, the basis of an internal structure, expanded and split into different shapes or groups of sound constantly changing in shape, direction, and speed, attracted and repulsed by various forces.More Edgard Varese [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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Contrary to general belief, an artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs.More Edgard Varese [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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The present day composer refuses to die.More Edgard Varese [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I do not write experimental music. My experimenting is done before I make the music. Afterwards it is the listener who must experiment.More Edgard Varese [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Music is organized sound.More Edgard Varese [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are two infinities: God and stupidity.More Edgard Varese [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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A man is culpable in the eyes of society when he escapes from the jurisdiction of its mediocrity.More Edgard Varese [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Men set themselves a goal, and having attained it, are satisfied and grow paunches. In their complacency they forget that their only future is now death.More Edgard Varese [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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