Oct 22, 2015
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Best Rhythm & Vines Music Festival Quotes and Sayings

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Happy Rhythm & Vines folks !!! Some quotes and sayings..

Rhythm & Vines best known as R&V or simply Rhythm is an yearly music festival held at Waiohika Estate vineyard, located in the far neighborhood of the city of Gisborne, New Zealand. The festival originates from 2003 and was held for the one day of New Year’s Eve until 2008 when it expanded to the three days of 29–31 December. Its just getting bigger and much more exciting..



Quotes and Sayings

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. – Berthold Auerbach

Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn. – Charlie Parker

If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music. – Gustav Mahler

It may only be a small storm yet a successful outcome is imminent. – Author Unknown

What we provide is an atmosphere… of orchestrated pulse which works on people in a subliminal way. Under its influence I’ve seen shy debs and severe dowagers kick off their shoes and raise some wholesome hell. – Meyer Davis, about his orchestra

There is nothing in the world so much like prayer as music is. – William P. Merrill

If love played an instrument, I’ll bet it would be the piano. 88 keys, double infinity, and the ability to chop down trees with a sharpened mustache. – Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title

Music rots when it gets too far from the dance. Poetry atrophies when it gets too far from music. – Ezra Pound

Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words. – Robert G. Ingersoll

Music is the poetry of the air. – Richter

A warrior dies in battle; a mountain climber on the rocks, but a farmer dies of old age. – Author Unknown

If in the after life there is not music, we will have to import it. – Doménico Cieri Estrada

Musical compositions, it should be remembered, do not inhabit certain countries, certain museums, like paintings and statues. The Mozart Quintet is not shut up in Salzburg: I have it in my pocket. – Henri Rabaud

Music is the shorthand of emotion. – Leo Tolstoy

When words leave off, music begins. – Heinrich Heine

A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. – Leopold Stokowski

Play the music, not the instrument. – Author Unknown

If I were to begin life again, I would devote it to music. It is the only cheap and unpunished rapture upon earth. – Sydney Smith

[An intellectual] is someone who can listen to the “William Tell Overture” without thinking of the Lone Ranger. – John Chesson

My idea is that there is music in the air, music all around us; the world is full of it, and you simply take as much as you require. – Edward Elgar

Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken. – Ludwig van Beethoven

Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory. – Oscar Wilde

He who hears music, feels his solitude peopled at once. – Robert Browning

Without music life would be a mistake. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Music is what life sounds like. – Eric Olson

If this word “music” is sacred and reserved for eighteenth and nineteenth century instruments, we can substitute a more meaningful term: organization of sound. – John Cage

You are the music while the music lasts. – T.S. Eliot

Music is the cup which holds the wine of silence. – Robert Fripp

Many stars cannot be concealed by a small cloud. – Author Unknown

All music is folk music. I ain’t never heard a horse sing a song. – Louis Armstrong

Survival is the treasured goal. – Author Unknown

Music is what feelings sound like. – Author Unknown

He who sings scares away his woes. – Cervantes

I have my own particular sorrows, loves, delights; and you have yours. But sorrow, gladness, yearning, hope, love, belong to all of us, in all times and in all places. Music is the only means whereby we feel these emotions in their universality. – H.A. Overstreet

Music is the universal language of mankind. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Outre-Mer

“Ask me what is the greatest thing in the world, I will reply: It is people, it is people, it is people!” – Author Unknown

Music is an outburst of the soul. – Frederick Delius

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. – Maya Angelou, Gather Together in My Name

The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scots as a joke, but the Scots haven’t got the joke yet. – Oliver Herford

New Zealand is not a small country but a large village. – Peter Jackson

Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends. – Alphonse de Lamartine

Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life. – Ludwig van Beethoven

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons. You will find it is to the soul what a water bath is to the body. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Alas for those that never sing, But die with all their music in them! – Oliver Wendell Holmes

In music the passions enjoy themselves. – Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, 1886

Its language is a language which the soul alone understands, but which the soul can never translate. – Arnold Bennett

Life can’t be all bad when for ten dollars you can buy all the Beethoven sonatas and listen to them for ten years. – William F. Buckley, Jr.

When one chief falls, another one rises. – Author Unknown

In this world I greet my oldest survivor.. the earth. – Author Unknown

Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together. – Anaïs Nin

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. – Victor Hugo

Were it not for music, we might in these days say, the Beautiful is dead. – Benjamin Disraeli

Truly to sing, that is a different breath. – Rainer Maria Rilke

You can’t possibly hear the last movement of Beethoven’s Seventh and go slow. – Oscar Levant, explaining his way out of a speeding ticket

A house full of people is a house full of different points of view. – Author Unknown

Music’s the medicine of the mind. – John A. Logan

All deep things are song. It seems somehow the very central essence of us, song; as if all the rest were but wrappages and hulls! – Thomas Carlyle

Who lives in a quiet house has plenty. – Author Unknown

Let us keep close together, not far apart. – Author Unknown

If the King loves music, it is well with the land. – Mencius

Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it. – Henry David Thoreau

Music cleanses the understanding; inspires it, and lifts it into a realm which it would not reach if it were left to itself. – Henry Ward Beecher

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