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It is a process of discovery. It's being quiet enough and undisturbed enough for a period of time so that the songs can begin to sort of peek out, and you begin to have emotional experiences in a musical way.
What is beautiful enchants me. I mean not just physical beauty but a wider concept of beauty. There is beauty in poetry and in great musical or singing performances. There is beauty everywhere if you can just see it.
Being a musician is very easy. My house is full of musical instruments. There's a lot of music, always.
I'm wary about this thing about being in the generation of social networking where people are like, 'I am my musical taste.' I am not just a collection of music. Or a collection of movies. I think that's a thing that people romanticize: 'Oh my God, she likes this band so she is a dream.'
You know when you throw a party, you think people will show up and no one will like each other. It's like that with music - parts of your musical psyche have never met other parts. You wonder if you should get them together.
My background is in musical comedy. I didn't know I was going to be an actor. But all my points of reference have to do with musical comedy and in being kind of a showoff.
No, I like being a role model because I know how much comfort my musical idols brought me.
My musical tastes change every week.
Listen to any musical phrase or rhythm, and grasp it as a whole, and you thereupon have present in you the image, so to speak, of the divine knowledge of the temporal order.
I try not to get trapped in any one musical or visual style at all.
I've been traveling all over the world for 25 years, performing, talking to people, studying their cultures and musical instruments, and I always come away with more questions in my head than can be answered.
I like to originate new roles and characters for musical theater.
To survive in a profession like this, you have to have absolute discipline and commitment, and I did not quite have it for musical theater.
I would love to sing. I would love to do a musical, but I wouldn't say that that singing is my strong suit.
I was the dork in high school who sang musical numbers up and down the hallways.
Terror works like a musical composition, so many instruments, all in tune, playing perfectly together to create their desired effect. Sorrow and horror and fear.
To me, Bill's musical heart is in Earthworks, in the jazz they are playing, in the acoustic kit.
You know, and it really doesn't have a lot to do with the movie. That's the trick to doing a good musical is that, if you take that music number out, there's less to the movie there. You would miss it.
I think Philadelphia has been underrated over the years as a musical region.
I would definitely say that I am a very big movie musical fan in general, and I try to see every one that I possibly can - and 'Glee' every week.
Jennifer Love Hewitt
When I think of musical geniuses, I think of Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson and Prince. That's who comes to mind.
Slowly poetry becomes visual because it paints images, but it is also musical: it unites two arts into one.
Musical types tend to combine the burden of the author with the burden of the actor.
The greatness of Mac Rebennack, alias, Dr. John, also known as John Crieux, rests on his command of the musical use of idiomatic expression. Not a technically well-endowed singer, nor a great songwriter, he leaves his mark through the discipline and control he exerts over all that he touches.
What's missing in the musical theater is producers willing to nurture new work, raise the money and put it on.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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