Monday, 12 December 2016

QUOTE OF THE DAY - DECEMBER 12, 2016: CARL ORFF ON THE ORIGIN OF MUSIC

Today’s Quote of the Day comes to us courtesy of 20th century German composer Carl Orff, on the true origin of music:


“Music begins inside human beings, and so must any instruction. Not at the instrument, not with the first finger, nor with the first position, not with this or that chord. The starting point is ones own stillness, listening to oneself, the “being ready for music..” listening to one’s own heartbeat and breathing.

- Carl Orff


In Trutina, Carmina Burana mvmt. II, soprano Kathleen Battle:



-Rose.

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