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How Music Changed The World Quotes By Fanny Crosby

Sometimes I need to reject the music proposed for my songs because the musicians misunderstand that the Fanny Crosby who once wrote for the people in the saloons has merely changed the lyrics. Oh my no. The church must never sing it's songs to the melodies of the world. — Fanny Crosby

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Joy Harjo

I wanted to see everything. It was around the time I acquired language, or even before that time, when something happened that changed my relationship to the spin of the world. My concept of language, of what was possible with music was changed by this revelatory moment. It changed even the way I look at the sun. — Joy Harjo

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Rachel Hartman

He was laughing, silently, and then we were both laughing, and then something changed. It was as if I had been watching the world through oiled parchment or smoked glass, which was yanked abruptly away. Everything grew very clear and bright; the music burst forth in majesty; we stood still and the room turned around us; and there was Kiggs, right in the middle of all of it, laughing. — Rachel Hartman

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Esa-Pekka Salonen

Classic music somehow changed, and it changed between the first and the second world wars, and somehow what happened was that the hero that had been the composer, the hero now was the performer, and especially the conductor. — Esa-Pekka Salonen

How Music Changed The World Quotes By The Weeknd

Once you've changed who you are or who you've portrayed in your music, the fans, they'll catch it ... Once I feel like the world knows me for anything else but my music, then I feel like I failed. — The Weeknd

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Daryl Hall

Late 20th century music was a really important thing. It changed the world, and I'm part of that, and now I'm part of the museum that celebrates that. — Daryl Hall

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Barry McGuire

But times changed, and I changed, and I didn't feel that way anymore. The Beatles were happening. I think that was probably the main thing. The Beatles just changed the whole world of music. — Barry McGuire

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Kevin Dalton

Walking thru this graveyard, I realize times were never really hard. We live, we love, we let it go. The world ain't changed me at all. — Kevin Dalton

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Hans Zimmer

The thing that hasn't changed, and I don't think will ever change, is that the operative word in music is "play." You have to have a playfulness about it. As the world shifts, it's starting to understand more and more that to have a playfulness about any and everything is actually the way of having a better life, or being more creative, or being more productive. — Hans Zimmer

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Pete Waterman

Spin Me Round was number one all over the world, everywhere. It changed the face of pop music, no question. We took technology further than Trevor Horn. — Pete Waterman

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Kytka Hilmar-Jezek

While the concept of the muse is noteworthy, the development of the muse has changed substantially in today's online world. The tables have practically turned as the artist who is responsible for creating music in today's world is now being the muse to others. They have been responsible for the creation of "fan art," a style of performance where people create new forms of media based off of existing creations.
It was originally that the muse was what prompted the artist to create something new. Today it has changed to where the artist is the muse to others in society. — Kytka Hilmar-Jezek

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Miriam Makeba

And why is our music called world music? I think people are being polite. What they want to say is that it's third world music. Like they use to call us under developed countries, now it has changed to developing countries, it's much more polite. — Miriam Makeba

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Sarah Dessen

Music is a total constant. That's why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in your or the world, that one song says the same, just like that moment. — Sarah Dessen

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Suddenly high song awakens me, and I leave all this tedious routine far, far distant; I listen, till all the world is changed, and the beautiful earth becomes more beautiful. — Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Bruce Springsteen

The first time I heard Bob Dylan, I was in the car with my mother listening to WMCA, and on came that snare shot that sounded like somebody'd kicked open the door to your mind ... The way that Elvis freed your body, Dylan freed your mind, and showed us that because the music was physical did not mean it was anti-intellect. He had the vision and talent to make a pop song so that it contained the whole world. He invented a new way a pop singer could sound, broke through the limitations of what a recording could achieve, and he changed the face of rock'n'roll for ever and ever. — Bruce Springsteen

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Richie Havens

Nothing has really changed. We had bootleg albums in the '60s and today we have Internet file sharing. They just found a better way to do it
get music for free. What's great about today is an artist has an opportunity to go direct to their audience without dealing with a middleman. People can go directly to the web for CDs, DVDs and downloads. I think that's the best thing that's happened, that people's music is being flashed around the world. — Richie Havens

How Music Changed The World Quotes By George Benson

Of course we've lost so many superstars who've made jazz what it is. We've lost so many musicians who created new things and changed the way we think about music and who took jazz to a new level. So jazz is suffering from that. But we still have a lot of incredible people playing jazz in the world. We have a lot of people leading the way. — George Benson

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Sheena Easton

The whole world has changed much since the '80's. In the united States, rap music and country music dominate radio and that certainly wasn't the case in the early '80's. — Sheena Easton

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Steven Price

The realisation that, depending on where we changed from one note to the next in a melodic line, the music could subtly influence the entire meaning of a scene in so many ways was like a door opening to this amazing new world for me. — Steven Price

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Jimi Hendrix

Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music. — Jimi Hendrix

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Lil B

I'm extremely happy about music altogether, and the history that I've made. How I changed the world, music-wise, music over the internet and stuff like that. — Lil B

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Sarah Dessen

Plus there's the fact," he went on, making it clear he didn't need me to reply anyway, "that music is a total constant. That's why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in you or the world, that one song stays the same, just like that moment. Which is pretty amazing, when you actually think about it. — Sarah Dessen

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Trey Anastasio

The folk music definition has changed in this fast music world and musical styles are blending really quickly. — Trey Anastasio

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Thousand Foot Krutch

I'm an alien 'cause I'm not of this world. I have a name but I've been changed and now I can't stay the same.
And I'm a loser if that means I've been lost before ...
I'm a monster if that means I'm misunderstood. 'Cause it's alive and I can't hide it. The energy is rising.
And I'm a traitor if that means I've turned on myself. I can't deny it, it's like a riot. I can't keep it quiet. — Thousand Foot Krutch

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Robinson Jeffers

Only the drum is confident, it thinks the world has not changed — Robinson Jeffers

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Esa-Pekka Salonen

The sort of commercial parameters of classical music changed after the [World War II] , and the whole industry became more backward-looking. — Esa-Pekka Salonen

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Jon Bon Jovi

We are at a crossroads in the music business: with the rise of the internet, the world we live in has changed, and the past is not coming back. But I see the glass as half-full: the internet and social networking are new avenues for the next Bob Dylan to be born on. — Jon Bon Jovi

How Music Changed The World Quotes By Jimmy Carter

Elvis Presley's death deprives our country of a part of itself. He was unique, irreplaceable. More than twenty years ago, he burst upon the scene with an impact that was unprecedented and will probably never be equaled. His music and his personality, fusing the styles of white country and black rhythm and blues, permanently changed the face of American popular culture. His following was immense. And he was a symbol to people the world over of the vitality, rebelliousness and good humor of this country. — Jimmy Carter