Facts about Michael Tippett

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Michael Tippett was a famous Composer from England, who lived between January 2, 1905 and January 8, 1998. He/she became 93 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 22 quotes who is written / told by Michael.

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Famous quotes by Michael Tippett (22)


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"The nearest figure to myself would be Shakespeare"
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"I remain a humanist. We are a very curious race"
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"I am quite certain in my heart of hearts that modern music and modern art is not a conspiracy, but is a form of truth and integrity for those who practise it honestly, decently and with all their being"
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"This is something special. You can attempt to have a kind of non-living music"
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"Music is a performing art, as any Native American will tell you. It isn't there in the score"
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"Beethoven suppressed everything, his personal life disappeared until he was locked inside. That is a figure quite extreme"
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"Poetry is fascinating. As soon as it begins the poetry has changed the thing into something extra, and somehow prose can go over into poetry"
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"Music remains the most strange of the materials because we don't understand what happens when music moves you"
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"Music is a performance and needs the audience"
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"I'm outside the music I've made. I have no interest in it"
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"Characters are an extreme form in Shakespeare's theater"
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"Shakespeare fascinated me. He hardly ever left the country. His imagination was worldwide though reading"
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"Nature has different times"
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"Shiva danced the world into existence... that's a very nice thought"
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"Public notice does not necessarily accord with internal fulfilment"
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"The blues are like the fugue in 18th century. It's probably the music that belongs most to our time"
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"My true function within a society which embraces all of us is to continue an age-old tradition. This tradition is to create images from the depths of the imagination and to give them form, whether visual, intellectual or musical"
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"I think we're all pretty odd"
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"Conductors don't suffer, they are part of the performance"
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"When we use terms we get confused, yet we have no other way"
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"The Greek sculptor - I don't think he was very different from any of us"
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"I've seldom become nostalgic or settled"


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