7 Gavin Bryars Quotes about Music

” Writing tonal music now, you are not writing into the 19th Century. “


” There’s another way of making music, by touching the lives and feelings of ordinary people. “


” The academic area of new music or modern music festivals is not something which attracts me at all. “


” Somehow in the 20th Century an idea has developed that music is an activity or skill which is not comprehensible to the man in the street. This is an arrogant assertion and not necessarily a true one. “


” Music history has flowed under the bridges for many years. “


” It’s rather like attending a university seminar where you are talking to a few gifted specialists who deliver a paper to an audience of their peers. That’s one way of making music. “


” As I had collaborated with visual artists before whether on installations, on performance pieces, in the context of theatre works and as I had taught for a time in art colleges the idea of writing music in response to painting was not alien. “



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Writing tonal music now, you are not writing into the 19th Century.
There


The academic area of new music or modern music festivals is not something which attracts me at all.
Somehow in the 20th Century an idea has developed that music is an activity or skill which is not comprehensible to the man in the street. This is an arrogant assertion and not necessarily a true one.
Music history has flowed under the bridges for many years.
It
As I had collaborated with visual artists before whether on installations, on performance pieces, in the context of theatre works and as I had taught for a time in art colleges the idea of writing music in response to painting was not alien.
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