Harrison Birtwistle Quotes

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Born: July 15, 1934, Accrington, Lancashire, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Occupation: Composer

1.
I'm not a music lover in the sense that I look for something to have on. I've never had that attitude to music.
- Harrison Birtwistle

2.
My attitude to writing is like when you do wallpapering, you remember where all the little bits are that don't meet. And then your friends say: It's terrific!
- Harrison Birtwistle

3.
The theatre only knows what it's doing next week, not like the opera, where they say: What are we going to do in five years' time? A completely different attitude.
- Harrison Birtwistle

4.
When I was confronted with official tuition, the academic thing, I could see no relationship whatever between that and the music I'd been writing since I was 11.
- Harrison Birtwistle

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