I have to tell you that J.S. Bach was easily the greatest musical innovator in the history of the world. He was so advanced for his time. There's a spiritual depth to his music. You can listen to it and it's like meditation. Brian Wilson
The difference between the Parthenon and the World Trade Center, between a French wine glass and a German beer mug, between Bach and John Philip Sousa, between Sophocles and Shakespeare, between a bicycle and a horse, though explicable by historical moment, necessity, and destiny, is before all a difference of imagination. Guy Davenport
Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work. We listen to Bach transfixed because this is listening to a human mind. Lewis Thomas
I do not think that music keeps evolving. It evolved through Bach; since then, in my humble opinion, all the innovations added nothing. Gordon Getty
I'd love to have William Faulkner, Beethoven and Bach over. I want to find out what makes those guys tick! Candy Crowley

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