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I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship, love and a world of human and spiritual ref
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"I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship, love and a world of human and spiritual references I have smuggled into these three movements, the adherents of programme music - should there be any left - would go mad with joy"

- Alban Berg

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This quote by Alban Berg speaks with the concept that songs can be more than simply a collection of notes and also sounds. Berg suggests that he has actually put a lot of feeling and significance into his music, and that if people were to uncover this, they would be satisfied. He implies that music can be a form of interaction, conveying ideas and also feelings that words can not. He additionally recommends that those that are devoted to program music, which is music that follows an established strategy, would be specifically happy to find the concealed midsts of his songs. Berg's quote speaks with the power of songs to share feeling and to connect ideas in a manner that is unique and powerful. It is a pointer that songs can be more than simply a collection of notes, however can be a form of expression and communication.

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Austria Flag This quote is written / told by Alban Berg between February 9, 1885 and December 24, 1935. He/she was a famous Composer from Austria. The author also have 1 other quotes.

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