1. Music is the space between the notes.

    172
  2. Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes.

    96
  3. I love music passionately. And because I love it I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it.

    73
  4. Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light.

    46
  5. People come to music to seek oblivion: is that not also a form of deception?

    11
  6. He was the incomparable painter of mystery, silence, and the infinite, of the passing cloud, and the sunlit shimmer of the waves-subleties which none before him had been capable of suggesting.

    11
  7. The century of airplanes has a right to its own music.

    7
  8. Do not allow the accents in the brass to produce space between the notes.

    3
  9. Collect impressions. Don

    2
  10. Music is the silence between the notes.

    1

The complete list of 56 Claude Debussy sayings