Charles Ives Quote

But maybe music was not intended to satisfy the curious definiteness of man. Maybe it is better to hope that music may always be transcendental language in the most extravagant sense.


Piano sonata no. 2: "Concord" : with the Essays before a sonata (ed. Courier Corporation, 2012) - ISBN: 9780486488639

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But maybe music was not intended to satisfy the curious definiteness of man. Maybe it is better to hope that music may always be transcendental...

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But maybe music was not intended to satisfy the curious definiteness of man. Maybe it is better to hope that music may always be transcendental...

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But maybe music was not intended to satisfy the curious definiteness of man. Maybe it is better to hope that music may always be transcendental...

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But maybe music was not intended to satisfy the curious definiteness of man. Maybe it is better to hope that music may always be transcendental...