A miniature crystal piano resting on a piano keyboard DIANA WALKER

I have spent a lifetime not only making music and teaching it, but also studying about what other people have written about music, about how to learn, about the history of composers and performance practice and the world in which certain pieces were written, what the composers themselves said about practice. Here are some of my favorite quotes about music and music-making. They are for purposes of encouragement. They are for purposes of information. And some of them are just for fun.

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