The ability to harmonize and go in the same direction. According to Riccardo Muti, music teaches to stop. And inhabit Beauty.

 

Music gives us a wonderful luxury: intensity in delicacy, the ability to play piano and intense, as encouraged by Toscanini. It is also a way of living. It is feeling the simple, profound difference that occurs between shouting “I love you” or whispering it.

Everybody should study music, it refines your soul. […] Pausing inside Beauty, being able to inhabit it and listen to it, managing to orient in the forest of sounds […]

Riccardo Muti

Il Sole 24 Ore, How to spend it, May 2015

 

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