Aaron Copland Quote

There is something about music that keeps its distance even at the moment that it engulfs us. It is at the same time outside and away from us and inside and part of us. In one sense it dwarfs us, and in another we master it. We are led on and on, and yet in some strange way we never lose control.


Music and Imagination (ed. Harvard University Press, 1980) - ISBN: 9780674589155

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There is something about music that keeps its distance even at the moment that it engulfs us. It is at the same time outside and away from us and...

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There is something about music that keeps its distance even at the moment that it engulfs us. It is at the same time outside and away from us and...

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There is something about music that keeps its distance even at the moment that it engulfs us. It is at the same time outside and away from us and...

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There is something about music that keeps its distance even at the moment that it engulfs us. It is at the same time outside and away from us and...