Marvin Hamlisch Famous Quotes & Sayings

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24 Marvin Hamlisch Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: You know, anyone who invites me to do something makes me feel special. You know, anyone who invites me to do something makes me feel special.
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Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: Let's say music is needed for only 43 seconds of film. You have to score Let's say music is needed for only 43 seconds of film. You have to score it so it is an entity, so it won't bother anyone when it ends so quickly. Or if a song runs 2 minutes and 45 seconds, but the titles run a minute longer, you have to arrange that song so it doesn't get repetitious.
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Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: I think that when NASA works on a moon shot, they know too well that I think that when NASA works on a moon shot, they know too well that all of the people working on it must do their job at 110 percent. Sometimes they probably put in 18 hour days, but they're aiming for the moon, and that's what counts.
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Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: As I get older, I'm slowing down and, yes, calming down in my desire to As I get older, I'm slowing down and, yes, calming down in my desire to be taken seriously. That I can be entertaining and funny and high nervous energy can work against me as a serious composer, slowly but surely you'll see me be quieter just so that people will listen.
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Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: I'm not one of those people who says, 'I never read reviews,' because I don't I'm not one of those people who says, 'I never read reviews,' because I don't believe those people.
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Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: Normally I can balance two or three things. The problem is when you're out of Normally I can balance two or three things. The problem is when you're out of work and don't have anything to balance. I think people assume you're always busy. You go through dry spells.
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Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: There have been studies that clearly state that children who are exposed to arts education There have been studies that clearly state that children who are exposed to arts education at a young age will in fact do markedly better in their SAT tests.
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Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: I never took any vocal training. I never took any vocal training.
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Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: I don't think they understand it's as important as math and science. It rounds you I don't think they understand it's as important as math and science. It rounds you out as a person. I think it gives you a love of certain things. You don't have to become the next great composer. It's just nice to have heard certain things or to have seen certain things. It's part of being a human being.
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Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: Many, many years ago, I was one of the few conductors who talked to the Many, many years ago, I was one of the few conductors who talked to the audience and now a lot of classical conductors have figured it out ... otherwise, you just get the back of someone's head playing music you could hear on a CD. It's not enough anymore.
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Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: From the time I could play the piano, I remember trying to write tunes. They From the time I could play the piano, I remember trying to write tunes. They were in my head, and I would just sit down and start noodling. Next thing I knew, I had written a melody.
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Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: My show business career doesn't mean I can't write a symphony. It just means I My show business career doesn't mean I can't write a symphony. It just means I was never asked to write one.
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Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: If I'm within reach and can be helpful, I have a tendency to say 'Yes.' If I'm within reach and can be helpful, I have a tendency to say 'Yes.' It's hard to say 'No.'
Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: You mustn't underestimate an audience's intelligence. You mustn't underestimate an audience's intelligence.
Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: I have always thought of music as a highway with many lanes. I have always thought of music as a highway with many lanes.
Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: The biggest thrill you can have is to tell people one of your songs, and The biggest thrill you can have is to tell people one of your songs, and have them be able to hum it.
Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: I can make a song up about anything: garbage, the weather, things in the news. I can make a song up about anything: garbage, the weather, things in the news.
Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: Maybe I'm old-fashioned. But I remember the beauty and thrill of being moved by Broadway Maybe I'm old-fashioned. But I remember the beauty and thrill of being moved by Broadway musicals - particularly the endings of shows.
Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: I still have great faith in what is good and right in all of us. I still have great faith in what is good and right in all of us.
Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: I started studying music at the age of five and a half. My older sister I started studying music at the age of five and a half. My older sister was taking piano lessons. When her teacher left our apartment, I would get up on the piano bench and start picking out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons.
Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: I was always drawn to Broadway musicals, and obviously composers like Gershwin, Rodgers, Berlin and I was always drawn to Broadway musicals, and obviously composers like Gershwin, Rodgers, Berlin and Porter were writing music that I found wildly impressive.
Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: Barbra Streisand is without a doubt one of the most honest people I have ever Barbra Streisand is without a doubt one of the most honest people I have ever known. There is no doubt in my mind that she will not be doing any more concerts. Of course, she still will be making records and starring and directing in movies.
Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: Music can make a difference. There is a global nature to music, which has the Music can make a difference. There is a global nature to music, which has the potential to bring all people together. Music is truly an international language, and I hope to contribute by widening communication as much as I can.
Marvin Hamlisch Sayings: My whole thing is not just to play music for people, but to make them My whole thing is not just to play music for people, but to make them part of the evening.