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The development of new instrumental and vocal idioms has been one of the remarkable phenomena of recent music. George Crumb Sayings: The development of new instrumental and vocal idioms has been one of the remarkable phenomena
Although technical discussions are interesting to composers, I suspect that the truly magical and spiritual powers of music arise from deeper levels of our psyche. George Crumb Sayings: Although technical discussions are interesting to composers, I suspect that the truly magical and spiritual
The retrospective glance is a relatively easy gesture for us to make. George Crumb Sayings: The retrospective glance is a relatively easy gesture for us to make.
If we look at music history closely, it is not difficult to isolate certain elements of great potency which were to nourish the art of music for decades, if not centuries. George Crumb Sayings: If we look at music history closely, it is not difficult to isolate certain elements
I am optimistic about the future of music. George Crumb Sayings: I am optimistic about the future of music.
Perhaps two million years ago the creatures of a planet in some remote galaxy faced a musical crisis similar to that which we earthly composers face today. George Crumb Sayings: Perhaps two million years ago the creatures of a planet in some remote galaxy faced
I pick up the New York Times or Time and it's talking about the latest rock group, which I'm sure is exciting to some people, but it neglects a huge area of music. George Crumb Sayings: I pick up the New York Times or Time and it's talking about the latest
Nonetheless, I sense that it will be the task of the future to somehow synthesize the sheer diversity of our present resources into a more organic and well-ordered procedure. George Crumb Sayings: Nonetheless, I sense that it will be the task of the future to somehow synthesize
The future will be the child of the past and the present, even if a rebellious child. George Crumb Sayings: The future will be the child of the past and the present, even if a
One very important aspect of our contemporary musical culture - some might say the supremely important aspect - is its extension in the historical and geographical senses to a degree unknown in the past. George Crumb Sayings: One very important aspect of our contemporary musical culture - some might say the supremely
Unquestionably, our contemporary world of music is far richer, in a sense, than earlier periods, due to the historical and geographical extensions of culture to which I have referred. George Crumb Sayings: Unquestionably, our contemporary world of music is far richer, in a sense, than earlier periods,
I must confess, my Spanish is not so good - except I read a little, so I started with the English but then determined that it would have to be in Spanish. George Crumb Sayings: I must confess, my Spanish is not so good - except I read a little,
I think we're in a very low point of music right now. George Crumb Sayings: I think we're in a very low point of music right now.
Music might be defined as a system of proportions in the service of a spiritual impulse George Crumb Sayings: Music might be defined as a system of proportions in the service of a spiritual
I am certain that most composers today would consider today's music to be rich, not to say confusing, in its enormous diversity of styles, technical procedures, and systems of esthetics. George Crumb Sayings: I am certain that most composers today would consider today's music to be rich, not
In a broader sense, the rhythms of nature, large and small - the sounds of wind and water, the sounds of birds and insects - must inevitably find their analogues in music. George Crumb Sayings: In a broader sense, the rhythms of nature, large and small - the sounds of
The advent of electronically synthesized sound after World War II has unquestionably had enormous influence on music in general. George Crumb Sayings: The advent of electronically synthesized sound after World War II has unquestionably had enormous influence
Writing seems to be more difficult as you move through the years. George Crumb Sayings: Writing seems to be more difficult as you move through the years.
I frequently hear our present period described as uncertain, confused, chaotic. George Crumb Sayings: I frequently hear our present period described as uncertain, confused, chaotic.
As interesting as that music can occasionally be, I don't think it really replaces the other. George Crumb Sayings: As interesting as that music can occasionally be, I don't think it really replaces the
Perhaps of all the most basic elements of music, rhythm most directly affects our central nervous system. George Crumb Sayings: Perhaps of all the most basic elements of music, rhythm most directly affects our central
It is easy to write unthinking music. George Crumb Sayings: It is easy to write unthinking music.
I believe that music surpasses even language in its power to mirror the innermost recesses of the human soul George Crumb Sayings: I believe that music surpasses even language in its power to mirror the innermost recesses
This is not a happy time for this kind of music in this country. George Crumb Sayings: This is not a happy time for this kind of music in this country.
Most of my influences are turn-of-the-century. George Crumb Sayings: Most of my influences are turn-of-the-century.
Perhaps many of the perplexing problems of the new music could be put into a new light if we were to reintroduce the ancient idea of music being a reflection of nature. George Crumb Sayings: Perhaps many of the perplexing problems of the new music could be put into a
I have observed, too, that the people of the many countries that I have visited are showing an ever increasing interest in the classical and traditional music of their own cultures. George Crumb Sayings: I have observed, too, that the people of the many countries that I have visited