Set goals, that when you set them, you think they’re impossible.
– Katie Ledecky
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2023 . . .
. . . a little inspiration for practice : “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden
According to The Guinness Book of World Records : The 1942 White Christmas recording by Bing Crosby has sold over 100 million records around the world. That’s a lot of snow!
Nothing was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
– Ralph Waldo Emmerson
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything. ― Plato
“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
On March 27th in 1808, Joseph Haydn’s oratorio “Die Schopfung” premiered in Vienna. And, in 1952, the film “Singin’ in the Rain” opened at Radio City Music Hall in NYC.
“The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.” ― Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde
As spoken by Duke Orsino in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night (Act I, sc. 1 : 1-3)
If music be the food of love, play on,
Give me excess of it; that surfeiting,
The appetite may sicken, and so die.
“Music is the universal language of mankind.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow