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"I haven't understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it". - Igor Stravinsky


"If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music" - Gustav Mahler

"Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent" - Victor Hugo

"Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable" - Ludwig Van Beethoven

"If I were not a physicist I would probably be a musician, I often think in music, I live my daydreams in music, I see my life in terms of music" - Albert Einstein

"Handel is so great and so simple that no-one but a professional musician is unable to understand him" - Samuel Butler

"Good music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and quits the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory" - Thomas Beecham

"Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom or philosophy" - Ludwig Van Beethoven

"The Spirit speaks directly to our hearts through music. That’s why music has always had such power to move people into positive action" - Kenny Loggins

"Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end" - Igor Stravinsky

"The wise musicians are those who play what they can master" - Duke Ellington

"There are more bad musicians than there is bad music" - Isaac Stern

"Musicians don't retire; they stop when there's no more music in them" - Louis Armstrong

Flute Cocktail present most of their concerts in local churches donating proceeds to church funds

St Andrew's Church, Whitchurch

St Petroc's Church, Lydford

St Eustachius Church, Tavistock