Monteverdi was obviously a precocious pupil, since he published several books of religious and secular music in his teens, all of them containing competent pieces in a manner not far from that of his master.The culmination of this early period occurred in two madrigal books published by one of the most famous of Venetian printers in 15.It's a God-given gift and when a musician gives back onto that glory, it's a wonderful thing."On the decision to withdraw "The Black Album" in 1987:"I was very angry a lot of the time back then, and that was reflected in that album.of some distinction in an up-to-date though not revolutionary style of the 1570s.These quotes are samples dating back several hundred years to those current.Enjoy these, no matter what your background may be…still applies to you. “When you marry your mistress, you create a job vacancy.” James Goldsmith “The Irish don't know what they want and are prepared to fight to the death to get it.” Sidney Littlewood “A man in love is incomplete until he has married, then he is finished.” "An Irishman is never drunk as long as he can hold onto one blade of grass to keep from falling off the earth." "A hair on the head is worth two on the brush." Oliver Herford "The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke, but the Scotts haven't seen the joke yet." "Don't talk about a rope in the house of someone whose father was hung." Colin Farrell "Being Irish is very much a part of who I am.' If not, then you're cool.""My greatest musical education I think came from listening to records.And I think that should be integrated into the school system, that kids learn and hear from the musicians themselves why they got into music in the first place.
"At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet," Plato once said. Luckily, we have real poets (and musicians and artists and philosophers) to put this elusive and complex feeling into words. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable."28. I take it everywhere with me." “We have always found the Irish a bit odd.They refuse to be English.” Winston Churchill quotes (British Orator, Author and Prime Minister during World War II.All you have to ask yourself is, 'Is there anybody I'm afraid of?Is there anybody who if I walked into a room and saw, I'd get nervous?