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Early Bluegrass is my favorite kind of music, not to many people know that.
By: Rohit Jain # 5
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Bluegrass is wonderful music. I'm glad I originated it.
By: Rohit Jain # 5
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The manner in which Americans "consume" music has a lot to do with leaving it on their coffee tables, or using it as wallpaper for their lifestyles, like the score of a movie -- it's consumed that way without any regard for how and why it's made.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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It is easier to understand a nation by listening to its music than by learning its language.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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I would advise you to keep your overhead down; avoid a major drug habit; play every day, and take it in front of other people. They need to hear it, and you need them to hear it.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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They said, "You have a blue guitar, you do not play things as they are. The man replied, "Things as they are changed upon a blue guitar.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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The new sound-sphere is global. It ripples at great speed across languages, ideologies, frontiers and races. The economics of this musical Esperanto is staggering. Rock and pop breed concentric worlds of fashion, setting and lifestyle. Popular music has brought with it sociologies of private and public manner, of group solidarity. The politics of Eden come loud.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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Music is the brandy of the damned.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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If we were all determined to play the first violin, we should never have an ensemble; therefore, respect every musician in his proper place.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes -- ah, that is where the art resides.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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When the music changes, so does the dance.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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I don't know anything about music. In my line, you don't have to.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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There once was a brainy baboon who always breathed down a bassoon for he said, "It appears that in billions of years I shall certainly hit on a tune.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance... Poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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Rock 'n' Roll is monotony tinged with hysteria.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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We fight our way through the massed and leveled collective safe taste of the Top , just looking for a little something we can call our own. But when we find it and jam the radio to hear it again it isn't just ours -- it is a link to thousands of others who are sharing it with us. As a matter of a single song this might mean very little; as culture, as a way of life, you can't beat it.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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The musical emotion springs precisely from the fact that at each moment the composer withholds or adds more or less than the listener anticipates on the basis of a pattern that he thinks he can guess, but that he is incapable of wholly divining. If the composer withholds more than we anticipate, we experience a delicious falling sensation; we feel we have been torn from a stable point on the musical ladder and thrust into the void. When the composer withholds less, the opposite occurs: he forces us to perform gymnastic exercises more skilful than our own.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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It is the stretched soul that makes music, and souls are stretched by the pull of opposites -- opposite bents, tastes, yearnings, loyalties. Where there is no polarity -- where energies flow smoothly in one direction -- there will be much doing but no music.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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I know only two tunes. One them is "Yankee Doodle" and the other isn't.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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The music of life is in danger of being lost in the music of the voice.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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It is better to make a piece of music than to perform one, better to perform one than to listen to one, better to listen to one than to misuse it as a means of distraction, entertainment, or acquisition of "culture.
By: Sanjeev Dhiman # 8
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