All the ladies swoon when the tenor sings, but the bass takes them home.
Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin – it’s the triumphant twang of a bedspring.
(S. J. Perelman)
Music is love in search of a word.
In music the passions enjoy themselves.
(Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil)
If music be the food of love, play on.
(William Shakespeare, “Twelfth Night,” act 1 scene 1)
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
(Ludwig van Beethoven)