” Isn’t composing music akin to film direction? “


” I always felt music to be universal and undifferentiated – Western classical, folk, Carnatic or Hindustani and so on. “


” For me, my music is part of me, and which is why it seems second nature, and my compositions are instinctive. “


” For musical compositions to reach a high level and to derive from spontaneity, of course, one has to do the necessary steps to learn the rules and regulations of composing high quality music. “


” Good music is made with the help of many musicians who express their joy in the swaras. “


” Western, jazz, folk, or tribal music, whatever the form, they all have the same sapta swaras as the basis. “


” Music and religion keep me young. “


” My music is religion, and my religion is music. They are one. “


” Music is nothing but sound, and there is no place for value judgement among various sounds. “


” Genuine music, to me, is the one which has no purpose. It should be as natural and as purposeless as the flow of the river. “


” Music is not a subject to be discussed. It has to be experienced. “


” The performance of a music director should be judged in a holistic manner, which includes songs as well as background score. “


” Till 2010, there was one national award for Best Music Direction. I have received it thrice – for ‘Sagara Sangamam,’ ‘Sindhu Bhairavi,’ and ‘Rudraveena. “


” Can someone do music for 24 hours at a stretch and never get tired? It’s me. Because I don’t ‘work’. I enjoy what am doing. It’s not like a regular job. “


” People forget themselves in my music. It’s amazing. “


” To me, music is more like a spiritual seeking that takes one to unknown levels. “


” I had difficulty in grasping how music was made for films. It was a huge learning curve and the toughest phase of my life. “



All 17 Ilaiyaraaja Quotes about Music in picture


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I always felt music to be universal and undifferentiated - Western classical, folk, Carnatic or Hindustani and so on.


For me, my music is part of me, and which is why it seems second nature, and my compositions are instinctive.
For musical compositions to reach a high level and to derive from spontaneity, of course, one has to do the necessary steps to learn the rules and regulations of composing high quality music.
Good music is made with the help of many musicians who express their joy in the swaras.
Western, jazz, folk, or tribal music, whatever the form, they all have the same sapta swaras as the basis.
Music and religion keep me young.
My music is religion, and my religion is music. They are one.
Music is nothing but sound, and there is no place for value judgement among various sounds.
Genuine music, to me, is the one which has no purpose. It should be as natural and as purposeless as the flow of the river.
Music is not a subject to be discussed. It has to be experienced.
The performance of a music director should be judged in a holistic manner, which includes songs as well as background score.
Till 2010, there was one national award for Best Music Direction. I have received it thrice - for
Can someone do music for 24 hours at a stretch and never get tired? It
People forget themselves in my music. It
To me, music is more like a spiritual seeking that takes one to unknown levels.
I had difficulty in grasping how music was made for films. It was a huge learning curve and the toughest phase of my life.
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