The guitar is the easiest instrument to play and the hardest to play well.— Andres Segovia
Surprising Playing Music quotations
It's a dream come true, and with this music, with this Rossini, it's unbelievable how to express the joy and express the joy of the situation and the joy to play this music, to sing this music, it's really fantastic.
My choice early in life was either to be a piano player in a whorehouse or a politician. To tell the truth, there's hardly a difference.
Music is a spiritual thing, you don't play with music.
If you play with music you will die young. You see, because when the higher forces give you the gift of music...musicians hip, it must be well used for the gift of humanity.
Life and love go on, let the music play.
We are slowed down sound and light waves, a walking bundle of frequencies tuned into the cosmos. We are souls dressed up in sacred biochemical garments and our bodies are the instruments through which our souls play their music.
Count your blessings. Once you realize how valuable you are and how much you have going for you, the smiles will return, the sun will break out, the music will play, and you will finally be able to move forward the life that God intended for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
The Master of Lifes been good to me. He has given me strength to face past illnesses, and victory in the face of defeat. He has given me life and joy where other saw oblivion. He Has given new purpose to live for, new services to render and old wounds to heal. Life and love go on, let the music play.
Music is enough for a lifetime - but a lifetime is not enough for music.
It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself.
Technically, I'm not a guitar player, all I play is truth and emotion.
In string theory, all particles are vibrations on a tiny rubber band;
physics is the harmonies on the string; chemistry is the melodies we play on vibrating strings; the universe is a symphony of strings, and the "Mind of God" is cosmic music resonating in 11 dimensional hyperspace.
I say, play your own way. Don't play what the public want - you play what you want and let the public pick up on what you doing - even if it does take them fifteen, twenty years.
We don't play to be seen. I'm addicted to music, not audiences.
Everybody started calling my music rock and roll, but it wasn't anything but the same rhythm and blues I'd been playing down in New Orleans.
If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it;
that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.
Life isn’t a music player where you choose whats being played, it is a radio where you have to enjoy whats being played.
Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays.
I'm not a prophet of doom, I'm a prophet of love.
But love will bid a warning doom to the children who play on the freeway. We need to wake up.
Put all your soul into it, play the way you feel!
What is the universe? The universe is a symphony of vibrating strings.
..we are nothing but melodies. We are nothing but cosmic music played out on vibrating strings and membranes.
A gentleman is someone who can play the accordion, but doesn't.
My goal is to live the truly religious life, and express it in my music.
If you live it, when you play there's no problem because the music is part of the whole thing. To be a musician is really something. It goes very, very deep. My music is the spiritual expression of what I am - my faith, my knowledge, my being.
My driving philosophy about making music is that you can reduce it all down to one note if that note is played with the right kind of sincerity.
Music expresses that which cannot be put into words.
Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes.
I don't want you to play me a riff that's going to impress Joe Satriani;
give me a riff that makes a kid want to go out and buy a guitar and learn to play.
My idea is that there is music in the air, music all around us;
the world is full of it, and you simply take as much as you require.
Learning to read music in Braille and play by ear helped me develop a damn good memory.
Despite all the technical improvements, it still boils down to a man or a woman and a microphone, playing music, sharing stories, talking about issues -- communicating with an audience.
And thou, Melkor, shalt see that no theme may be played that hath not its uttermost source in me, nor can any alter the music in my despite. For he that attempteth this shall prove but mine instrument in the devising of things more wonderful, which he himself hath not imagined.
If a professional musician in a symphony orchestra is playing Beethoven.
But this particular orchestra have played this particular chestnut so many times, they can play it in their sleep. Does the genius remain present in the music or not?
We thought of life by analogy with a journey, a pilgrimage, which had a serious purpose at the end, and the thing was to get to that end, success or whatever it is, maybe heaven after you’re dead. But we missed the point the whole way along. It was a musical thing and you were supposed to sing or to dance while the music was being played.
Mainly I was able to perform with music - I played the French horn, I would sing, and I was a drummer in the pipe band. So I think it was a way to show off.