Top Indian Music Quotes

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1. "'The Beatles' did whatever they wanted. They were a collection of influences adapted to songs they wanted to write. George Harrison was instrumental in bringing in Indian music. Paul McCartney was a huge Little Richard fan. John Lennon was into minimalist aggressive rock."
Author: Chris Cornell
2. "At Bloomington, Indiana, I was invited to listen to music written in quarter tones for four harps and voices. I had to go out to be sick."
Author: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
3. "I grew up in a farm town in Indiana. In the early years I played by myself, because there were no other musicians around."
Author: Gary Burton
4. "Suckle was the first West Indian DJ and he had this fantastic source of music."
Author: Georgie Fame
5. "The Indians are the Italians of Asia", Didier pronounced with a sage and mischievous grin. "It can be said, certainly, with equal justice, that the Italians are the Indians of Europe, but you do understand me, I think. There is so much Italian in the Indians, and so much Indians in the Italians. They are both people of the Madonna - they demand a goddess, even if the religion does not provide one. Every man in both countries is a singer when he is happy, and every woman is a dancer when she walks to the shop at the corner. For them, food is music inside the body, and music is food inside the heart. The Language of India and the language of Italy, they make every man a poet, and make something beautiful from every banalite. They are nations where love - amore, pyaar - makes a cavalier of a Borsalino on a street corner, and makes a princess of a peasant girl, if only for the second that her eyes meet yours."
Author: Gregory David Roberts
6. "Indians are the Italians of Asia and vice versa. Every man in both countries is a singer when he is happy, and every woman is a dancer when she walks to the shop at the corner. For them, food is the music inside the body and music is the food inside the heart. Amore or Pyar makes every man a poet, a princess of peasant girl if only for second eyes of man and woman meets."
Author: Gregory David Roberts
7. "When I began competing with the other artists in New York, I discovered classical North Indian music."
Author: Henry Flynt
8. "We know from our recent history that English did not come to replace U.S. Indian languages merely because English sounded musical to Indians' ears. Instead, the replacement entailed English-speaking immigrants' killing most Indians by war, murder, and introduced diseases, and the surviving Indians' being pressured into adopting English, the new majority language."
Author: Jared Diamond
9. "I find Indian music very funky. I mean it's very soulful, with their own kind of blues. But it's the only other school on the planet that develops improvisation to the high degree that you find in jazz music. So we have a lot of common ground."
Author: John McLaughlin
10. "I don't listen to Bollywood music much. But yes, I listen to Indian music quite often, and other non- film music."
Author: Kailash Kher
11. "I am a product of Indian cinema; I've grown up watching Indian films ever since I can remember. And song and dance is part of our lives; it's part of our culture; we wake up to songs, we sleep to lullabies, you know, we celebrate every religious and traditional function with music."
Author: Karan Johar
12. "My CD collection has a lot of world music - lots of Indian, African, Portuguese, Greek, Italian music. Because of my husband, a lot of jazz, too."
Author: Kiran Ahluwalia
13. "I love Indian music very much, but I haven't studied that specifically."
Author: Lee Konitz
14. "I just believe in my Indian, spiritual god and my music."
Author: Link Wray
15. "I remember really bonding with the first generation kids, the Chinese Canadian kids, and in high school bonding with the Latin kids and the East Indian kids. It was very interesting because it made me open to lots of musical sounds."
Author: Nelly Furtado
16. "Indian food is like classical music raga- it takes time to build up to a crescendo."
Author: Shobhaa Dé
17. "I had been interested in Indian music and I actually started studying Tableaus before I met him."
Author: Terry Riley

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