Saturday, October 28, 2023


There is no agent so powerful in giving us real rest as true music . . . It does for heart and mind, and also for the body, what sleep does for the body alone.

-- Auguste Gratry

Saturday, October 21, 2023


Their savage eyes turned to a modest gaze by the sweet power of music.

-- Shakespeare

Saturday, October 14, 2023


Music is the language of some other state, born of memory.  For what can wake the soul's strong instinct of some other world like music?

-- Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Saturday, October 7, 2023


In ancient times music was the foundation of all the sciences.  Education was begun with music with the persuasion that nothing could be expected of a man who was ignorant of music.

-- Cicero