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New Year's Eve, we're going to be doing a concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra in Symphony Hall. It makes me feel good, because of all the people they could have had, they wanted me! We do have to do a little work with the rhythm section.
I was 15 when I first became deeply touched by the rhythm and structure of words.
What came to me as a revelation was the use of rhythm in developing an overall structure in music.
I know I can't dance. I am the worst dancer. I have no rhythm. I just do step-and-snap. I love it in the privacy of my own home and every once in a while at a club. But singing and dancing are my two greatest fears.
Unless you're singing something that's kind of in rhythm with the bass, the melodies, it's just difficult.
In pop or rock you can make a fast song or a slow one, but in disco there is really just the one rhythm.
The language of all the interpretations, the translations, of the Judaic Bible and the Christian Bible, is musical, just wonderful. I read the Bible to myself; I'll take any translation, any edition, and read it aloud, just to hear the language, hear the rhythm, and remind myself how beautiful English is.
LaRon Landry, a safety, is in incredible physical condition - really impressive. Also Anthony Castonzo, the left tackle - I'm very impressed with him. He really sets a great example for how to stay in shape - not only during the off-season but throughout the season, which can be a struggle because of the rhythm of the way things work.
When you write, it's making a certain kind of music in your head. There's a rhythm to it, a pulse, and on the whole, I'm writing to that drum rather than the psychological process.
Guy Pearce is very precise and clear about understanding the rhythm and the music of a scene.
I enjoy working with complicated equipment. A lot of my things started just with a rhythm box, but I feed it through so many things that what comes out sounds very complex and rich.
Writing is a question of finding a certain rhythm. I compare it to the rhythms of jazz. Much of the time life is a sort of rhythmic progression of three characters. If one tells oneself that life is like that, one feels it less arbitrary.
I love working on a typewriter - the rhythm, the sound; it's like playing the piano, which I do, too.
Despite the usual idea of a figure skater, I have no rhythm when it comes to even walking off the ice. I fall off curbs all the time.
First of all, I always see the sun! The way I want to identify myself and others is with halos here and there halos, movements of color. And that, I believe, is rhythm.
The heart of a music is its rhythm. The heart of rhythm section music is the rhythm.
When I'm working on a book, I constantly retype my own sentences. Every day I go back to page one and just retype what I have. It gets me into a rhythm.
When you sit down and think about what rock 'n' roll music really is, then you have to change that question. Played up-tempo, you call it rock 'n' roll; at a regular tempo, you call it rhythm and blues.
The point of having a director is that they make the final decision; it's their point of view, they set the rhythm and they make the final decisions.
I've never gotten money from most of those records. And I made those records: In the studio, they'd just give me a bunch of words, I'd make up a song! The rhythm and everything. 'Good Golly Miss Molly'! And I didn't get a dime for it.
Comedy is ridiculously hard. And if the rhythm is not right, if the music or the line is not right, it's not funny.
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 think I can keep a rhythm to a beat, but there are quite a few people who would argue with me.
With horns and a full rhythm section, the drums always looked like the best seat in the house.
I have all the rhythm in my left hand, and I use the rhythms that Gene Krupa did on his drums.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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