” I feel that I belong to the 19th century. Some composers’ music is very topical. It almost says, ‘This is about what I read in newspapers yesterday.’ Not mine. “


” My music is all about an idealistic human personality. I have 19th-century ideals. “


” I don’t think events in your life affect your music. “


” Either your understanding of the meaning of music is there from the beginning or it is not. “


” Both parents were very encouraging – especially my father. My father thought the sun rose and set with me. Neither one had a musical background or any musical talent. They liked classical music, but neither could carry a tune. “


” I do not think that music keeps evolving. It evolved through Bach, since then, in my humble opinion, all the innovations added nothing. “


” I personally do not write highbrow music. If I do, it’s by accident. “


” It’s true that I tend to daydream. I’m the same person in business as I am in music: I can be distracted and absentminded. It’s my style. “


” I’ve managed to dodge the curse. Not all my family have. Of course, music helped me – music is all about civilization, about something worthwhile. It’s all about ideas. “



All 9 Gordon Getty Quotes about Music in picture


I feel that I belong to the 19th century. Some composers
My music is all about an idealistic human personality. I have 19th-century ideals.


I don
Either your understanding of the meaning of music is there from the beginning or it is not.
Both parents were very encouraging - especially my father. My father thought the sun rose and set with me. Neither one had a musical background or any musical talent. They liked classical music, but neither could carry a tune.
I do not think that music keeps evolving. It evolved through Bach, since then, in my humble opinion, all the innovations added nothing.
I personally do not write highbrow music. If I do, it
It
I
Topics: