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It was music to the ears and the eyes! To be on the grid just minutes before the race starts, to see those polished cars and the guys get ready - and then hear the noise as they start their engines...
Victoria Beckham

Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail.
Luciano Pavarotti

The music throbbed in a voice of singular and delicate power; the air was resonant with melody, love and pain. The meanest Italian in the gallery far up beneath the ceiling, the most exalted of the land in the boxes and the stalls, leaned indulgently forward, to be swept by this sweet storm of song.
Gilbert Parker

When I was a kid, I went through a lot of musical phases, and one was when I'd learn everything that The Beatles ever recorded.
Eric Carr

And I try and accept all kind of music, and I love ballads, funk, soul, jazz, even calypso music I enjoy sometimes.
Dennis Brown

Yes, I always feel that the music I like, and I genuinely like, the stuff I play on the radio is my own way of going out on the street and righting these wrongs that I think should be righted.
John Peel

We're inspired by such an eclectic mix of musicians that it's hard to categorise us.
Soren Corneliussen

Getting into the music scene and getting involved with it in London at the time that I did, that was interesting!
Dan Hawkins

Music is an outburst of the soul.
Frederick Delius

Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
Plutarch

A [music] video is based on a song. I think you can get glimpses of people's presence within that. There's some people you enjoy watching more than others.
Taylor Dane

We all want to play great music all the time, but if that is not possible, you have to hit as many right notes as you can
Jose Mourinho

I have always enjoyed being a classical musician and was never tempted into something more mainstream.
Vanessa Mae

I love the different use of playing with the music and timings. It's just the different types of music and rhythms you can play with and use. It's a really creative dance
Darren Bennett

Wagner's music is better than it sounds.
Mark Twain

One good thing about music, when it hits, you feel no pain.
Bob Marley

There are some people, by the way, that associate a certain amount of visualization with the performance of music. Those are people that really are not centrally concerned only with music, the traditional things.
Leo Ornstein

All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music.
Walter Pater

A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds.
Henry Moore

There is nothing stable in the world; uproar's your only music.
John Keats

Music is so important to so many people, and it has been of importance for humands for a long time.
Mary Hansen

I'm bored with music between 1955 and 1980. I'm completely bored. I can't listen to a rock and roll record. I can't do it. I would rather listen to hogs screwing.
Sting

Generally, it's very difficult to get established in the music business in any era.
Peter Asher

I always prayed that God would give me the wisdom and the vision to do the things on this earth that I was supposed to do to express His life and love and His will. [Including music?]
Billy Ray Cyrus

Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end.
Igor Stravinsky

I love music passionately. And because I love it I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it.
Claude Debussy

'We didn't all get into music for a job! We got into music to avoid a job, in truth - and get lots of girls.'
Paul McCartney

Music is at once the product of feeling and knowledge.
Alban Berg

So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning.
Aaron Copland

There were two things Janey Little loved best in the world: music and books, and not necessarily in that order.
Charles De Lint

English culture has always allowed room for the freedom to express, especially through fashion, and the punk era has remained a strong influence on British attitudes, art and music.
Shaun Leane

I didn't take music seriously until I heard my first good piece of music. [which is fair enough... if it's not good music then why take it seriously Alan!]
Alan Hovhaness

Our music has depth, and attempts philosophical thought and meaning with discussions of infinity, eternity and mortality. [Not taking it all a bit too seriously, I hope?]
David Gilmour

My music is what expresses me best, listen to that and not the words that I say during interviews!
Dizzy Gillespie

My advice would be: if you want to pursue a career in the music business, don't
X Factor

We live in the mind, in ideas, in fragments. We no longer drink in the wild outer music of the streets - we remember only.
Henry Miller

The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically gaurantee hit records.
Richard Branson

My music can be very expressive and contain deep emotion, but often I just write for fun and see what comes out; the majority of songs you write never see the light of day.
Art Garfunkel

Improvising musicians are capable of being musical travellers, voyagers.
Gary Burton

A man with a music-hall imagination [on Johnston]
John Arlott

A leader faces the music even when they don't like the tune.
Anonymous

Where there is devotional music, God is always at hand with His gracious presence.
Johannes Sebastian Bach

Most true artists care about music as a pure, passionate art form, but can get caught in the trap of the business. Which, sadly, has now become more important than the artist or even the music itself.
Rosanna Arquette

I bought it [hit me with your rhythm stick] because it was an effing great song.

It brings back good memories, like all music the song stands the test of time. I would buy it today.
Luke Goss

The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
Marcus Aurelius

Three things that I've always wanted to play are a musician, a superhero, and a professional athlete.
Danny Nucci

An oil massage, a hot bath, a good night’s sleep, soft smells and music and clothes with soft textures denote
sensuality to me.
Padma Lakshmi

It's got the soul element, like Duffy, but it's not very retro. It's a contemporary, pop, fresh sound. That's what makes it different. [on her music.
Pixie Lott

I like music, too, I like playing music.
Beau Bridges

I also combined the R&B feel with the pop music of Taiwan... I wanted to bring the R&B flavor and other Westernized sounds to my music, because that's the type of music I grew up listening to.
Coco Lee



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