Vaughan Williams Famous Quotes & Sayings

37 Vaughan Williams Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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I don't know whether I like it, but it is what I meant.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: I don't know whether I like it, but it is what I meant.
I don't know whether I like it, but it's what I meant.Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Vaughan Williams: I don't know whether I like it, but it's what I meant.
Listening to the Fifth Symphony of Ralph Vaughan Williams is like staring at a cow for 45 minutes.Aaron Copland Vaughan Williams Sayings By Aaron Copland: Listening to the Fifth Symphony of Ralph Vaughan Williams is like staring at a cow
I do not Support : The Holocaust.
Not Even : "The Second Holocaust."
Religious Leader Petra Cecilia Maria Hermans
The Religion Of The Blue Circle
November 3, 2016
Petra Hermans Vaughan Williams Sayings By Petra Hermans: I do not Support : The Holocaust.Not Even : "The Second Holocaust."Religious Leader Petra Cecilia
I'm not going to tell [Vladimir] Putin what to do. Why should I tell Putin what to do?Donald Trump Vaughan Williams Sayings By Donald Trump: I'm not going to tell [Vladimir] Putin what to do. Why should I tell Putin
Wagner used to read the libretti of his operas to his friends; I am glad I was not there.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: Wagner used to read the libretti of his operas to his friends; I am glad
The duty of the words is to say just as much as the music has left unsaid and no more.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: The duty of the words is to say just as much as the music has
The competition is very stiff. Brian Williams has proved himself as a credible news anchor (at NBC), and Bob Schieffer has done the same (at CBS). But as Peter and Tom (Brokaw) and Dan have always said about the competition, it makes us all better.Bill Vaughan Vaughan Williams Sayings By Bill Vaughan: The competition is very stiff. Brian Williams has proved himself as a credible news anchor
It never seems to occur to people that a man might just want to write a piece of music.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: It never seems to occur to people that a man might just want to write
The business of finding a nation's soul is a long and slow one at the best and a great many prophets must be slain in the course of it. Perhaps when we have slain enough prophets future generations will begin to build their tombs.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: The business of finding a nation's soul is a long and slow one at the
But in the next world I shan't be doing music, with all the striving and disappointments. I shall be being it.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: But in the next world I shan't be doing music, with all the striving and
The true way to a man's heart is six inches of metal between his ribs. You have to love Anita Blake ... ...Laurell K. Hamilton Vaughan Williams Sayings By Laurell K. Hamilton: The true way to a man's heart is six inches of metal between his ribs.
Film composing is a splendid discipline, and I recommend a course of it to all composition teachers whose pupils are apt to be dawdling in their ideas, or whose every bar is sacred and must not be cut or altered.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: Film composing is a splendid discipline, and I recommend a course of it to all
The human race is but a monotonous affair. Most ofthemlabour the greater part oftheir time for mere subsistence; and the scanty portion of freedomwhich remains to themso troubles themthat they use every exertion to get rid ofit.Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Vaughan Williams Sayings By Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe: The human race is but a monotonous affair. Most ofthemlabour the greater part oftheir time
The audience is requested not to refrain from talking during the overture. Otherwise they will know all the tunes before the opera begins.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: The audience is requested not to refrain from talking during the overture. Otherwise they will
I think there is no work of art which represents the spirit of a nation more surely than "Die Meister Singer" of Richard Wagner. Here is no plaything with local colour, but the raising to its highest power all that is best in the national consciousness of his country.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: I think there is no work of art which represents the spirit of a nation
The same basic tools we've used for thousands of years to connect with people, to draw them in and to hold their attention will always work, even if we're telling our stories 140 characters at a time.Shawn Amos Vaughan Williams Sayings By Shawn Amos: The same basic tools we've used for thousands of years to connect with people, to
A supreme composer can only come out of a musical nation.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: A supreme composer can only come out of a musical nation.
I have always found it difficult to study. I have learnt almost entirely what I have learnt by trying it out on the dog.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: I have always found it difficult to study. I have learnt almost entirely what I
Don't write what you know. Write what you love. That's what will keep you writing.Chris Humphreys Vaughan Williams Sayings By Chris Humphreys: Don't write what you know. Write what you love. That's what will keep you writing.
Why should we not enter into our inheritance in the church as well as the concert hall?Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: Why should we not enter into our inheritance in the church as well as the
Beethoven was ahead of the times, Bach behind them.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: Beethoven was ahead of the times, Bach behind them.
No. No, first comes boyhood. You get to play with soldiers and spacemen, cowboys and ninjas, pirates and robots. But before you know it, all that comes to an end. And then, Remo Williams, is when the adventure begins.Brian K. Vaughan Vaughan Williams Sayings By Brian K. Vaughan: No. No, first comes boyhood. You get to play with soldiers and spacemen, cowboys and
The attitude of foreign to English musicians is unsympathetic, self-opinionated and pedantic. They believe that their tradition is the only one (this is specially true of the Viennese) and that anything that is not in accordance with that tradition is "wrong" and arises from insular ignorance.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: The attitude of foreign to English musicians is unsympathetic, self-opinionated and pedantic. They believe that
The art of music above all the other arts is the expression of the soul of a nation.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: The art of music above all the other arts is the expression of the soul
You won't enjoy it," sighed Crowley. "It's been in the car for more than a fortnight." A heavy bass beat began to thump through the Bentley as they sped past Heathrow. Aziraphale's brow furrowed. "I don't recognize this," he said. "What is it?" "It's Tchaikovsky's 'Another One Bites the Dust'," said Crowley, closing his eyes as they went through Slough. To while away the time as they crossed the sleeping Chilterns, they also listened to William Byrd's "We Are the Champions" and Beethoven's "I Want To Break Free." Neither were as good as Vaughan Williams's "Fat-Bottomed Girls.Terry Pratchett Vaughan Williams Sayings By Terry Pratchett: You won't enjoy it," sighed Crowley. "It's been in the car for more than a
There's always a door you don't get in. I'm a star in my own right for certain things. I'll own that. During Oscar weekend I did fabulous things. But there's still one inner sanctum I'm not allowed in. That's the one I'm fixated on.Kevin Sessums Vaughan Williams Sayings By Kevin Sessums: There's always a door you don't get in. I'm a star in my own right
Music is the reaching out towards the utmost realities by means of ordered sound.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: Music is the reaching out towards the utmost realities by means of ordered sound.
I know very few Americans, though I like the way they think. They think big.Brigitte Bardot Vaughan Williams Sayings By Brigitte Bardot: I know very few Americans, though I like the way they think. They think big.
The embrace of present and past time, in which English antiquarianism becomes a form of alchemy, engenders a strange timelessness. It is as if the little bird which flew through the Anglo-Saxon banqueting hall, in Bede's Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum, gained the outer air and became the lark ascending in Vaughan Williams's orchestral setting. The unbroken chain is that of English music itself.Peter Ackroyd Vaughan Williams Sayings By Peter Ackroyd: The embrace of present and past time, in which English antiquarianism becomes a form of
No, it's a Bb. It looks wrong and it sounds wrong, but it's right.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: No, it's a Bb. It looks wrong and it sounds wrong, but it's right.
Do the thing you love to do. Hank Williams died at the ripe old age of twentynine. Stevie Ray Vaughan at thirty-five. Jesus at thirtythree. Don't think you're special and the Lord's gonna bless you with time.Jill S. Alexander Vaughan Williams Sayings By Jill S. Alexander: Do the thing you love to do. Hank Williams died at the ripe old age
There is no reason why an atheist could not write a good Mass.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: There is no reason why an atheist could not write a good Mass.
There [is] a feeling of recognition, as of meeting an old friend, which comes to us all in the face of great artistic experiences. I had the same experience when I first heard an English folksong, when I first saw Michelangelo's Day and Night, when I suddenly came upon Stonehenge or had my first sight of New York City - the intuition that I had been there already.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: There [is] a feeling of recognition, as of meeting an old friend, which comes to
The great men of music close periods; they do not inaugurate them. The pioneer work, the finding of new paths, is left to smaller men.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: The great men of music close periods; they do not inaugurate them. The pioneer work,
Two years of close association with some of the best (as well as some of the worst) tunes in the world was a better musical education than any amount of sonatas and fugues.Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: Two years of close association with some of the best (as well as some of
To the unmusical hearer a note on the gong means dinner, this perhaps often is menacing enough ...Ralph Vaughan Williams Vaughan Williams Sayings By Ralph Vaughan Williams: To the unmusical hearer a note on the gong means dinner, this perhaps often is