Music Quotes

02008-04-16 | Music, Quotes | 1 comment

Works of art make rules but rules do not make works of art.

Music is the space between the notes.

…if they felt that for a moment they had been dreaming of an imaginary country, that’s to say, one that can’t be found on the map.

Three quotes from Claude Debussy – Wikiquote

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  1. AdamSolomon

    Debussy! That’s who it was. I brought that quote up at lunch today with a friend, we couldn’t recall who’d said it. It came up when we were talking about rhythm – I posited that rhythm is important to music not so much because the notes come at regular intervals, but because the spaces between the notes are fundamentally related in a very orderly way (by factors of 2, etc.).

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