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If a literary man puts together two words about music, one of them will be wrong
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"If a literary man puts together two words about music, one of them will be wrong"

- Aaron Copland

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This quote by Aaron Copland is an amusing means of expressing the concept that music and literary works are 2 unique art types. He is suggesting that when a person who is more familiar with literary works efforts to cover songs, they are likely to make mistakes. This is due to the fact that songs and also literature are 2 various kinds of expression, and each requires its own set of skills and knowledge. Copland is indicating that a person that is even more aware of literary works might not have the same level of understanding of songs as somebody that is even more accustomed to songs. He is likewise suggesting that it is hard for a person who is not an expert in both songs as well as literature to precisely share their ideas on songs. This quote is a reminder that songs and literary works are 2 distinct art types, and that it is essential to have a mutual understanding of both in order to accurately reveal one's thoughts on either.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Aaron Copland between November 14, 1900 and February 2, 1990. He/she was a famous Composer from USA. The author also have 6 other quotes.

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