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The guitar is an orchestra in itself.
It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself.
So I suppose that means we can actually play the instruments.
I write on all instruments.
My favorite instrument is the snare drum. In Scotland, the snare drum is very prominent in Highland bands. The Scottish style of playing is in my blood. It's a very powerful instrument, but it can also be soothing, like velvet. It's a real challenge for composers.
You must have the music to justify an instrument's extensive use.
The instrument that I never learned how to play was my fans. You know, they are the part of the story that nobody teaches you. I just want to do the right thing; I want to be a voice with them, among them.
instrument for nothing, and she had wanted to learn to play it largely because
I use my voice as an instrument.
I'm a heaven sent instrument. My rhythmatic regimen navigates melodic notes for your soul and your mental. That's why I'm instrumental, vibrations is what I'm into.
I love the French horn.
The pianoforte is the most important of all musical instruments; its invention was to music what the invention of printing was to poetry.
The harmonica is a great instrument.
I don't play any instruments, but I do read a lot.
There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.
Barney Bigard's clarinet,
THE BODY, IN AND THROUGH WHICH WE BREATHE, move, communicate and reproduce is an amazing instrument in many varied physical ways.
I am, by nature, a guitar player ... I learned all of these other instruments around that, and around the theory that I built learning the guitar.
To my eyes and ears the organ will ever be the King of Instruments.
I think my first instrument was a ukulele that they gave me. I used to know how to play that pretty well.
The music dictates to me which instrument I use. I'm basically waiting for orders as it were.
It (the double-clarinet in India) was primarily used for snake charming, since the snake would do almost anything to get the Indians to stop playing it.
A weapon kills people and makes people in cities dominated by fear. But if you turn it into an instrument, it's like social gold. It brings people together and you build trust.
I am the first instrument. I am the voice. I do not imitate other instruments. Other instruments imitate me.
I just would use any instrument known to man in any combination as long as it describes an emotion.
When filming, I like to travel with an instrument.
We need to play each others instruments.
You get older, you start meeting girls, you want to impress them. And if you happen to know an instrument, what you do is turn on the radio and try to figure out how to play popular songs.
If you play something well, I don't care what it is. I mean, I don't play an electric [violin] - I tried. It's actually interesting.
I play no instruments.
The oboe's a horn made of wood.
I'd play you a tune if I could,
But the reeds are a pain,
And the fingering's insane.
It's the ill wind that no one blows good.
Well, my main instrument is violin, but I think of myself as a songwriter who happens to play violin.
Nothing like seeing the genesis of the relationship between an instrument and a child.
The piano is kind of my second instrument.
The most sensitive,the most delicate of instruments is the mind of a little child
What I think is the most important thing to learn about any instrument is the basics of music. Learn your ABCs before you write a Hemingway novel.
Music- what a powerful instrument, what a mighty weapon!
An oboe is an ill-wind that nobody blows good.
We really were a very musical family. Father managed to buy us a small pump organ, and I just loved this instrument.
You can make a saxophone into an electric organ; you can do everything with it.
In this world, there are instruments to acquire instruments; 'here', there is the instrument to attain the Final Goal (Self Realization).
We decided to do some of Merle's things with modern instrumentation. We used a flute, a bass clarinet, a trumpet, a clarinet, drums, a guitar, vibes and a piano.
Instruments sound sweetest when they are touched softest.
Everybody is someone else's instrument.
I learned so much about music by playing this little, miniature songwriting machine [ukulele], especially about melody. The motto is less strings more melody.
I'm a self-taught musician, so I never really had the restrictions of any one instrument. I would always just sort of pick up instruments and make noise with 'em.
You can tell whether a person plays well or not by the way he carries the instrument, whether it means something to him or not.
I own a guitar, a piano, a bass.
It's called a gui-tar. It's used to perform American rural music. It's said to be especially popular in Texas, " he told her. "It's also the instrument of choice for playing 'the blues,' which is a form of American music that chronicles the pain caused by poor decision making.
Music hath its land of origin; and yet it is also its own country, its own sovereign power, and all may take refuge there, and all, once settled, may claim it as their own, and all may meet there in amity; and these instruments, as surely as instruments of torture, belong to all of us.
Perfection can be overdone; a rift in a lute relieves melodious monotony, and when discords cease to amuse, one can always have the instrument mended or buy a banjo.
The greatest musical instrument given to a human being is the voice.
You can find the whole world of a film in one instrument, or you can find a world of sound in the orchestra.
I play drums, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, french horn, piano.
I play the guitar a little bit.
Know the names of past and current artists who are most famous for playing their instruments.
I've been buying instruments and musical gear for a long time.
The fluteplayer puts breath into a flute, and who makes the music? Not the flute. The Fluteplayer!
Usually I'm only using my instruments when I'm recording or playing a gig.
I've played everything but a harp.
The only instrument I can play is piano. Whenever I make songs at home, I play the piano and make them on the piano.
A guitar is like an old friend that is there with me.
The piano is like an orchestra - I'm very fortunate that I chose it as my instrument.
The tuba is certainly the most intestinal of instruments, the very lower bowel of music.
After I retired and came off the road, I gathered up all my musical instruments and suddenly, I wanted them all to be perfect.
Our life a harp is, with unnumbered strings, And tones and symphonies; but our poor skill Some shallow notes from its great music brings.
I can do a gig without an instrument.
A craftsman pulled a reed from the reedbed,
cut holes in it, and called it a human being.
Since then, it's been wailing a tender agony
of parting, never mentioning the skill
that gave it life as a flute
A violin is the revenge exacted by the intestines of a dead cat.
I play the baritone horn - which is like a mini tuba, and is the least sexy instrument you can choose, and I generally say I don't play one so I don't have to acknowledge it. I also play fife.
the music player.
The strings all soar,
The reeds implore,
The brasses roar with notes galore.
It's music that we all adore
It's what we go to concerts for.
God gave me the gift to be able to play instruments and I have to play.
Most of my instruments are handmade.
An inexpensive instrument, not bigger than a watch, will enable its bearer to hear anywhere, on sea or land, music or song, the speech of a political leader, the address of an eminent man of science, or the sermon of an eloquent clergyman, delivered in some other place, however distant.
I played a guitar with a file, and a synthesizer.
The guitar is the easiest instrument to play and the hardest to play well.
My first instrument was actually the trombone, but that didn't last long. Soon I was playing guitar in bands from the time I was 11 or 12.
But the guitar, when you think about it, is the most versatile, really. I mean you can pick it up and take it with you wherever you go.
I can't play any instrument for the life of me, but I know what I want to hear.
The only instrument I know how to really play, and the instrument that I absolutely love, is the piano. I have been playing piano ever since I have been 9.
The piano may do for love-sick girls who lace themselves to skeletons, and lunch on chalk, pickles and slate pencils, but give me the banjo.
Usually bands with violins - it's this little, poorly amplified looking kind of futile on stage, and that's not the way that my music is put together.
I'm not a musician, I just play bass.
After I learned the piano, I went on to learn percussion, the tuba, b-flat baritone, French horn, trombone, trumpet, most of the instruments in the orchestra. Trumpet was my instrument.
The apparatus has to serve our improbability and improvisation. Being good and playing the songs is not enough.
I love the guitar for its harmony; it is my constant companion in all my travels.
Well, harpsichord is kind of a big guitar, isn't it? I mean, it is plucked, after all.
Let the violin become a fiddle, boy.
That most sensitive, most delicate of instruments
the mind of a little child!
Will is crystalline, their Love is pure, and their steps determined. In moments of doubt or sadness, they never forget: I am an instrument. Allow me to be an instrument capable of manifesting Your Will.
My first stringed instrument was a cigar box banjo where I cut and turned the pegs and strung the wires myself.
I wanted to connect my guitar to human emotions.
I play a bunch of instruments, like piano, drums, guitar and bass. And the kazoo every now and then. I'm trying to learn how to play the trumpet and the saxophone. That's what I'm learning how to play.
My chosen instrument is guitar and, fortunately, I'm able to muddle through that. I can play guitar to the point where I can express myself artistically.
I play a couple basic folks songs and break them down. I did that on a six string. I can't recall all the songs on it. There's some finger picking on it.
I don't want to write any more for the old Man-power instruments and am handicapped by the lack of adequate electrical instruments for which I now conceive my music.
I am a saxophone player.
It's cool to have instruments lying around because they give you different ideas.
The instruments you have are the right instruments for you, because you've been shaped by them. That's another law.