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I emerge along with the bats

“I tend to follow a very nocturnal sort of existence, mainly because I don’t much care for sunlight. Bright colours of any kind depress me, in fact, and my moods are more or less inversely related to the clarity of … Continue reading

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A hidden sense of sorrows

“After playing Chopin,  I feel as if I had been weeping over sins that I had never committed, and mourning over tragedies that were not my own. Music always seems to me to produce that effect. “It creates for one … Continue reading

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Forget respect. Just love.

The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music;  they should be taught to love it instead. ~Igor Stravinsky

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Fourteen hours a day

“For 37 years I’ve practiced 14 hours a day, and now they call me a genius.” ~Pablo de Sarasate, Spanish violinist and composer Image: a composers thoughts

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