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You’ve said this album is your last recording of Bach.  Is this tour a victory lap?
I don’t have any plans for immediate demise.  I’m not suffering from an illness that is fatal, other than being alive.  I’m committed to thinking about cultural and social impact because that’s what I feel we need in the world at this time: to make sure that culture has an equal seat at the table as politics and economics.  I don’t think there’s anything more important I can do, and I will devote the rest of my life to thinking in this way.
  —  Yo-Yo Ma
Quoted in an interview by: Raisa Bruner
The interview: “7 Questions
Time Magazine
Dated: 24 September 2018
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On This Day In:
2017 More Pictures From My (Family) Retirement Party
A Fondness For Sins
2016 Are You Waiting?
2015 The Future Myth
2014 Hands
2013 Because You Have Lived
2012 47%
2011 Conservative Values: Low And Lax
2010 A Non-Zero Sum Game
What If “c” Isn’t A Constant?
2009 Pictures from UCLA trip…

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After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
   ―  Aldous Huxley
From:  “Music at Night and Other Essays
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On This Day In:
2017 Are You Looking Forward To A Trump Presidency?
2016 Three Errors From Eureka
2015 Limiting Choices
2014 Praise The Lord And Pass The Hypocrisy
That Sound
2013 Still Waiting For Answers
2012 Informal Leadership
2011 A Little More Progress
2010 Bec’s Gone Again…

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We never know the quality of someone else’s life, though we seldom resist the temptation to assume and pass judgement.
   —  Tami Hoag
Most musicians remain poor.  But the music that they make, even if it does not bring them millions, gives millions of people happiness.
   ―  Langston Hughes
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On This Day In:
2016 Two Weeks To Go…
2015 Remembering
2014 The Creeping Death Of Civilization
Orange October (X) – A Blue Morning Turns Into An Orange Evening
2013 License Problem
2012 Giants Win Game 2 Of The 2012 World Series 2 To 0!!!
Adage, n.
Questions Women Should Ask Before Voting…
2011 What Are You Looking At?

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Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
   —  Lao Tzu
[Found at one of the blogs I follow:  https://ididnthavemyglasseson.com/
The specific post is at:  https://ididnthavemyglasseson.com/2017/09/24/heard-by-the-universe/
Well worth a visit if you have a free minute…
This quote reminds me of another by the famous musician, John Coltrane:   “One thought can create a million vibrations.”
Just saying…  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2016 Not Rivals
2015 Dead Sure
2014 Are You Educated?
2013 For Myself
2012 And When I’m Gone…
2011 Complete Conviction

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Information is not knowledge.  Knowledge is not wisdom.  Wisdom is not truth.  Truth is not beauty.  Beauty is not love.  Love is not music.  Music is the best…
 

—  Frank Zappa
 

 

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I myself figured out the peculiar form of mathematics and harmonies that was strange to all the world but me.
 —  Fred “Jelly Roll” Morton
This quote was found in the book: “Perfect Figures” by Bunny Crumpacker
[Check him out on YouTube. You’ll be glad you did… — KMAB]
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Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light.
 —  Claude Debussey
This quote was found in the book: “Perfect Figures” by Bunny Crumpacker
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