Category Archives: Composition

Charles Mingus

“Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.”

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Johannes Brahms

“It is not hard to compose, but what is fabulously hard is to leave the superfluous notes under the table.”

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Johannes Brahms

“Straight-away the ideas flow in upon me, directly from God, and not only do I see distinct themes in my mind’s eye, but they are clothed in the right forms, harmonies, and orchestration.”

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