Thursday, November 29, 2007

Like Grasses


The art music of the West has developed through out its history by means of individual geniuses, and out of the soil supporting them; non-Western musicians were born, and grew like the grasses of the field. ~Toru Takemitsu

5 comments:

polona said...

that's an interesting and thought-provoking statement.

get zapped said...

polona- I thought so, too. It's easy to take things for granted.

Janice Thomson said...

I would have to agree with this statement to a great degree.

Maithri said...

I love the idea of growing like the grasses of the field...effortless mastery is what we are all heir to.

Love, M

Suzan Abrams said...

This appeared quite a difficult quote. I had to read it through a few times to let the words sink in and breathe slowly through me.