Thursday, April 23, 2015

Dana Fonteneau on Criticism (of self and others...)

My daily reading took me to the blog "The Whole Hearted Musician," by Dana Fonteneau.  I think I'll be spending more time there.  The most recent post was particularly prescient:

Among other things, there is a wonderful quote from Janos Starker:

"What is the role of music in society?… Music is one of the essentials in human existence, almost identical with eating, sleeping, making love, the basic functions that keep a human being alive. Music simply, is one of the blessings and joys of civilized human existence.”