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#2013910 - 01/13/13 12:29 PM Who said this?
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Music criticism is to musicians what ornithology is to birds.

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#2013914 - 01/13/13 12:34 PM Re: Who said this? [Re: troglodyte]
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You just did.

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#2013917 - 01/13/13 12:38 PM Re: Who said this? [Re: troglodyte]
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I don't know, but you have my permission to take credit for it.

Have you tried google?



Edited by Damon (01/13/13 12:39 PM)
Edit Reason: google says Yuja Wang
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#2013920 - 01/13/13 12:53 PM Re: Who said this? [Re: troglodyte]
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Ornithologists don't criticize birds.
Even Messiaen didn't. wink
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#2013922 - 01/13/13 01:00 PM Re: Who said this? [Re: troglodyte]
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Did you maybe want to say something like "....what a bicycle is to a fish"? grin

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#2013947 - 01/13/13 02:26 PM Re: Who said this? [Re: troglodyte]
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Charles Rosen. Others said it later. Whether anyone said it before he wrote it (1995) deponent knoweth not.
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#2013954 - 01/13/13 02:59 PM Re: Who said this? [Re: troglodyte]
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I think Yuja Wang quoted Charles Rosen on her Twitter page.
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#2013973 - 01/13/13 03:40 PM Re: Who said this? [Re: troglodyte]
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Yes, it's true were are our own best/worst critic. I think the commentarys are funny. Thanks for the laugh.

rada

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#2014003 - 01/13/13 04:48 PM Re: Who said this? [Re: troglodyte]
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Rosen says it about musicology. Yuja says it about criticism.

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#2014006 - 01/13/13 05:01 PM Re: Who said this? [Re: troglodyte]
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Originally Posted By: troglodyte
Rosen says it about musicology. Yuja says it about criticism.

To me.....I don't even have any idea what he's talking about. grin

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