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Quotes of musicians

  1. Royalties are not how most writers or musicians make their living. Musicians by and large make a living with a relationship with an audience that is economically harnessed through performance and ticket sales. – John Perry Barlow
  2. Our parents were musicians – Caroline Corr
  3. Because my musical training has been limited, I've never been restricted by what technical musicians might call a song. – Neil Diamond
  4. You can read all the textbooks and listen to all the records, but you have to play with musicians that are better than you. – Stan Getz
  5. When we started making electronic music I imagined that the reaction we got from the rock musicians must have been similar to the one the beat groups got from people like my dad. – Trevor Horn
  6. I talked to ex -wives of musicians of the '70s for research. They're the funniest people in the world, yet there is this sad, beautiful thing in their eyes that says they've seen more than they could ever possibly tell you. – Kate Hudson
  7. We have such a high drop -out rate from musicians said the head of the college. He was right- I dropped out before I even dropped in. Months later they were still asking what had happened to me, not realising that I was on a UK tour. – Holly Johnson
  8. But, I would be naive not to recognize the number of musicians who tell me they have been influenced by me and sight me- as well as Alex and Neil- as a musician who has been a positive influence on their playing. – Geddy Lee
  9. I think that's given inspiration to other musicians I know, particularly through the 90s, a lot of bands would cite Rush as an influence. I don't think it was so much our music, but more the way we really stuck to our guns. – Alex Lifeson
  10. These people are artists. These people are musicians They're taking it out and trying to express it that way. – Marilyn Manson
  11. People want to see musicians sing things that come from their own mind and own heart in real time, responding to the moment for them. – John Mayer
  12. There's Eddie's conviction and his lyrics and his ideals, and he can just rock straight out. His vocals are incredible. And we all are really competent musicians – Mike McCready
  13. I guess fortunate that I'm still around and I emphasize I guess because you never can tell what musicians would be playing had they been around as long as I have. – Sonny Rollins
  14. The record company started as an adjunct to that, to give young composers their first recorded performances; to give young musicians their first debut on a recording. These are all things that big record companies would never touch because there is no money in it! – Gunther Schuller
  15. Session musicians kind of respected me because what I was talking about made sense. That all came from an education. Believe me, education does you more good. Maybe that's the reason I've been around so long. – Bobby Vinton

Usage examples for musicians

  1. But when the band comes round and plays in the hall of our old house on Christmas Eve, I have many a pleasant chat with the Chedworth musicians they are so delightfully enthusiastic, and so grateful for being allowed to play. – A Cotswold Village by J. Arthur Gibbs
  2. Obviously he trusted to his personal influence over the musicians – On Conducting (Ueber das Dirigiren): A Treatise on Style in the Execution of Classical Music by Richard Wagner (translated by Edward Dannreuther)
  3. It was considered of such fine quality that it attracted the attention of celebrated musicians all over the country. – Historic Homes by Mary H. Northend
  4. It was a mad undertaking to find an orchestra of seventy men when there were only fourteen competent musicians in the place. – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  5. Then the musicians were called into the hall and dancing began. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  6. Hidden somewhere in the dim distance, musicians played soft, low music and the whole effect was so charming that even Ned held his breath and looked around him in wonder. – Dorothy Dale in the City by Margaret Penrose
  7. 137. Three musicians in a library. – The Care of Books by John Willis Clark
  8. Nadir Sharif spoke quickly to the musicians in a language few in the room seemed to understand. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  9. Accompanying the party were musicians playing guitar and violin, each managing horse and instrument with equal skill. – History of California by Helen Elliott Bandini
  10. Before Barbara had returned home the treasurer of the imperial and royal musicians came to his house and, in the regent's name, handed him the gold of which Barbara had spoken for services rendered in the boy choir of her Majesty Queen Mary. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  11. I know from sad experience how large is the number of musicians whom Heaven in its wrath has allowed to teach, who bring to their calling only the merest superficial facility, without the smallest vocation for teaching." – Quicksands by Adolph Streckfuss
  12. The full band numbers no fewer than fifty musicians and is divided into two portions, one for the Pier, the other for the Pavilion. – Bournemouth, Poole & Christchurch by Sidney Heath
  13. After supper we seated our musicians at the rear end of the wagon- box and started on our parade around town. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  14. They have been thoroughly well educated, and are all accomplished musicians – Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock Commentator: George Saintsbury
  15. If any one fell in the wild swinging, he was dragged up, the slow ones were driven onward; the musicians stood in the doorway and played the faster. – Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlof
  16. The musicians playing upon their fine wind instruments, and dressed very gayly, came first. – The Pedler of Dust Sticks by Eliza Lee Follen
  17. As it is supposed that the evil spirit seeks to obtain possession of the body, musicians are called in to lull it to sleep while preparations are made for its removal. – A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-80, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1881, pages 87-204 by H. C. Yarrow
  18. The dancing- girl, and with her the musicians Your Grace was pleased to order, wait without. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  19. " I should say we could," boasted the Lieutenant, " and we can play his music, in a way to give some hints to Mr. Sousa's own musicians – A Rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr

Rhymes for musicians