亚伦·科普兰

    亚伦·科普兰是一位美国作曲家、作曲教师、作家,后来又成为自己和其他美国音乐的指挥家。科普兰被同龄人和评论家称为“美国作曲家的院长”。他的音乐中开放的,缓慢变化的和声是典型的,许多人认为是美国音乐的声音。

亚伦·科普兰(Aaron Copland)名言

So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning.

只要人类精神在这个星球上繁衍生息,以某种生命形式存在的音乐就会陪伴和维系它,并赋予它表达的意义。

亚伦·科普兰

You compose because you want to somehow summarize in some permanent form your most basic feelings about being alive, to set down... some sort of permanent statement about the way it feels to live now, today.

你写作是因为你想以某种永久的形式总结你对活着的最基本的感觉,来设定。。。关于现在,今天的生活方式的永久性声明。

亚伦·科普兰

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

如果一个文学家把两个关于音乐的词放在一起,其中一个就错了。

亚伦·科普兰

Inspiration may be a form of super-consciousness, or perhaps of subconsciousness I wouldn't know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self-consciousness.

灵感可能是一种超意识的形式,或者是潜意识的形式,我不知道。但我相信这是自我意识的对立。

亚伦·科普兰

To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.

停止音乐的流动就像停止时间本身一样,不可思议。

亚伦·科普兰

The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, 'Is there a meaning to music?' My answer would be, 'Yes.' And 'Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?' My answer to that would be, 'No.'

整个问题可以很简单地说,就是问“音乐有什么意义吗?”我的答案是“是的。”而“你能用这么多的词来说明什么是意义吗?”我的答案是“不”

亚伦·科普兰

A melody is not merely something you can hum.

旋律不仅仅是你可以哼唱的东西。

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