What guides us is children’s response, their joy in learning to dance, to sing, to live together. It should be a guide to the whole world.
Music creates order out of chaos: for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melody imposes continuity upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous.
We embark unhesitatingly on the path, in a direction that is absolutely right and urgent, supported by everyone, in the knowledge that this path is but a learning process.
The art of creation lies in the gift of perceiving the particular and generalizing it, thus creating the particular again. It is therefore a powerful transforming force and a generator of creative solutions in relation to a given problem. It is the currency of human exchanges, which enables the sharing of states of the soul and conscience, and the discovery of new fields of experience.
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- Arthur Rubinstein American Pianist
- T. S. Eliot American-born British Poet
- Igor Stravinsky Russian-born American Composer
- Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau German Baritone
- Henry James American-born British Novelist
- Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor American-born British Politician
- Cynthia Ozick American Novelist, Essayist
- Aaron Copland American Composer
- Raymond Chandler American Novelist
- Jean Sibelius Finnish Composer