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Lara St. Quotes and Sayings

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What is classical music if not the epitome of sensuality,
passion, and understated erotica that popular music,
even with all of its energy and life,
cannot even begin to touch?
- Lara St.
John

When you arrive at your destination,
pay absolutely no attention to the thing people call jetlag.
- Lara St.
John

There are no benefactors in Canada because there is no incentive.
- Lara St.
John

And apparently things like a Vindaloo curry are out for the rest of my life,
or at least a long time.
- Lara St.
John

 

For many years, the government of Canada has massively
supported orchestras and the arts in general.
- Lara St.
John

I see no reason to hide who I am or what I look like.
- Lara St.
John

Ergo, because of the money problem, it is probable
that our orchestras will soon go down in quality.
- Lara St.
John

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Another thing: despite my youthful appearance,
I am quite capable of making decisions.
- Lara St.
John

Let me be very honest and just say that if any airline
would let me take the violin and the laptop on board
I would fly that airline all the time.
- Lara St.
John

The concept is basically; that the pieces we know and
love are made up of scales,
arpeggios, and the like.
- Lara St.
John

Our dad was a great guy and we will never forget him.
- Lara St.
John

Naturally, I was a bit of a curiosity,
being the first hydrogen peroxide ingestion patient they had ever seen.
- Lara St.
John

There is no earthly reason why a solo string instrument or voice,
having the possibility to play or sing pure intonation,
should want, or try, to be tempered.
- Lara St.
John

Although I do not have a family, I have eyes,
ears and imagination, and know, as most people know,
that the importance of one's children is paramount.
- Lara St.
John

Normally, the same strange impulse which brings a crowd
to an accident is present in the reaction to a concert
in which something goes wrong.
- Lara St.
John

I am very lucky and grateful to have this living link to a past era,
the violin presumably having much more history to it
than the later portion that I know.
- Lara St.
John

Historically, the notes of scale systems anywhere have
been based on these pure harmonics.
- Lara St.
John

Raising a small child as a woman while travelling 10
months out of the year would,
I believe, be something I would not be able or even want to do,
although with the amazing example of Leila,
I am no longer so sure.
- Lara St.
John

I had been playing since I was 2 years old,
never remembering a life without music,
always playing everything naturally and mostly by ear,
and all the grownups wanted were more scales and drudgery out of me.
- Lara St.
John

Music is art, art is life, and we are who we are,
and all of these aforementioned women,
unless they should choose not to, will be performing
well into the next many decades because they are great artists.
- Lara St.
John

Mostly this problem is contained in the fact that the
US makes it so difficult for Canadians to get green
cards (you heard it here),
but if an American orchestra really wants a player,
they have their ways.
- Lara St.
John

I thought that maybe it is not so much,
as he seems to think, that the world loses interest
in female performers after they hit a certain age,
than the performers lose interest in the world.
- Lara St.
John

However, the thought hit me that this was a pretty
pathetic way to kick the bucket -
being accidentally poisoned during a photo shoot,
of all things - and I started weeping at the idiocy of it all.
- Lara St.
John

A good example of how it must have been is today's world of conducting,
which is still utterly dominated by men,
and the prejudice the few female conductors have to
battle even today is astounding.
- Lara St.
John

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.
- Kin Hubbard

I would have to say I might do some stuff,
but it's the film that's appealing.
I was raised on film.
My musical experience is all via film,
it's not from classical music.
- Danny Elfman

I'm thinking about learning a few new things -
like taking classical guitar lessons -
and I'd like to bring what I learn into hard rock.
- Mick Mars

I doubt whether classical education ever has been or
can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment.
- George Orwell

Right now I'm listening to a lot of different things
but I listen to a lot of classical music.
Eventually I would like to compose and perform classical.
- Ben Harper

It was my 16th birthday - my mom and dad gave me my
Goya classical guitar that day.
I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that
was the only thing I could ever really do -
write songs and sing them to people.
- Stevie Nicks

That makes classical music work, the ability to improvise.
- Itzhak Perlman

I had spent many years pursuing excellence,
because that is what classical music is all about...
Now it was dedicated to freedom, and that was far more important.
- Nina Simone

I listened to classical guitar and Spanish guitar,
as well as jazz guitar players, rock and roll and blues.
All of it.
I did the same thing with my voice.
- Boz Scaggs

It's a scary thing going into the workforce with a
$50,000 debt and you've been trained as a classical theatre actor.
There's always a depression in the theatre.
- Frances McDormand

I listen to classical music very much.
There's a lot of jazz that I don't enjoy listening to.
- Lee Konitz

Then I started listenin' a lot to classical composers.
Piano works.
Just to see what they were doin'.
That sort of put me in a different groove to try to blend all that in.
- Mose Allison

I also have a big love of classical music played on
piano because this is the environment I grew up in
my brother being one of the great masters in this world.
- Suzi Quatro

I was interested in both Western and Indian classical music.
- Satyajit Ray

The difference between religion and morality lies simply
in the classical division of things into the divine and the human,
if one only interprets this correctly.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

To most white people, jazz means black and jazz means dirt,
and that's not what I play.
I play black classical music.
- Nina Simone

Seriously though, my father was the first African American
to sign a contract with the Metropolitan Opera so I
grew up with classical music and jazz in the home all the time.
- Bobby McFerrin

I grew up mostly with classical, big band,
and a lot of Irish music - I really didn't start listening
to rock and roll until I was maybe sixteen.
- Moira Kelly

I had had a classical education prior to that.
- Skitch Henderson

It was the early days of Rock 'n' Roll in this country.
We were all struggling to learn music,
it might be Country, Jazz, Classical,
Blues or even Rock 'n' Roll.
- Jim Sullivan

I also like Western classical music and jazz.
- Nusrat F. A. Khan

Writing detective stories is about writing light literature,
for entertainment.
It isn't primarily a question of writing propaganda or classical literature.
- Steig Larsson

In contrast, traditional classical music starts from
an abstract musical schema.
This is then notated and only expressed in concrete sound as a last stage,
when it is performed.
- Pierre Schaeffer

When I began competing with the other artists in New York,
I discovered classical North Indian music.
- Henry Flynt

There was a period when I'd just come out of college
where I'd been playing classical guitar and I suddenly
realised that it wasn't what I wanted to do with the rest of my life.
- Andy Summers

Reality shows that, contrary to other countries in southern Africa,
we have no basis for a classical guerilla struggle.
We have never had a hinterland, and we do not expect to.
- Joe Slovo

The classical example of a successful research programme
is Newton's gravitational theory:
possibly the most successful research programme ever.
- Imre Lakatos

I kind of lost interest in the classical dance.
I was very much interested in the modern choreography.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

I play piano and guitar.
Acoustic guitar.
I tried studying classical guitar when I was 16 but it got really hard.
I could never play a lead to save my life.
- Kip Winger

Classical music's ability to translate emotional themes is fantastic.
- Alan Price

Physicists are more like avant-garde composers,
willing to bend traditional rules...
Mathematicians are more like classical composers.
- Brian Greene

I play the piano and have been playing since I was 7,
mainly classical Chopin, Beethoven, Mozart.
- Kiana Tom

In his day, the audience was well aware of the music,
of the classical beat.
- Nusrat F. A. Khan

Actually, I've had very little classical training,
although I love listening to classical music very much.
- Benny Green

I have observed, too, that the people of the many countries
that I have visited are showing an ever increasing
interest in the classical and traditional music of their own cultures.
- George Crumb

First of all, we have to go back to the classical time control.
- Anatoly Karpov

Sharon went on to play classical but we actually went
into totally different instruments which was lucky
for the band because otherwise we'd all be playing the same thing!!
- Caroline Corr

At the age when Bengali youth almost inevitably writes poetry,
I was listening to European classical music.
- Satyajit Ray

Many fail to realize this great recording industry
was built by so-called jazz artists.
And at the other end of the spectrum,
a base in European classical music as well.
- Ahmad Jamal

It has been shown that, in contrast to everything which
classical national economy has hitherto taught,
not the producer but the consumer is the ruling factor in economic life.
- Hjalmar Schacht

I don't know if it's a sign of all the chaos that is
happening out there or not,
but I've lately craved the structure and order of classical music,
the balance and symmetry.
- Helen Reddy

The classical writers...
playwrights, Jacobean, Elizabethan playwrights,
all showed areas of all classes and how they live and
painted them pretty authentically.
- Timothy West

I still play jazz, and I've always got that trumpet very handy,
but I'm coming to feel the classical venues are where my main focus is,
in the realm of symphonic pops.
- Doc Severinsen

I like to listen to classical music...
I like mainline jazz.
- Herb Alpert

I'm a fan of many different styles of classical and symphonic music.
- Billy Sheehan

I've never had any feeling of disconnection between the classical theater,
or the contemporary theater, or musical theater,
or the thing that we call opera.
- Trevor Nunn

I did extensive, extensive recordings and made a classical CD-ROM set,
which is still on the market.
For ten years, it was by itself as the cream of the crop of samples.
- Miroslav Vitous


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