The Big Think

December 8, 2009

Quoth

Filed under: Music,Quoth,Uncategorized — jasony @ 10:31 am

“…though there is a lot of language to describe music, there aren’t words for some of it. It’s a case of you know it when you hear it. Or more to the point, you know it when you don’t hear it…That final spark that takes a piece of music from being competent to being inspired, gives it that last boost so that, even from the first bars, you know this is it.”

John Varley, Rolling Thunder, p 96

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