My mind is my shelter


Reverence to life and service to others is the key

“Reverence to life and service to others is the key to getting off this planet.” “Whenever we get too tied down to anything on earth – be it a name, … Continue reading


Music connects us to our truth. Music is hope.

“Music belongs to humanity, not to the musicians. Music belongs in people’s lives, but it doesn’t only belong to the privileged, to the ones who can come to concerts. Music … Continue reading


Sergiu Celibidache – Despre fenomenologia muzicală

„Muzica nu este „ceva” ce se lasă cuprins, prin simboluri și convenții de limbaj, într-o definiție. Ea nu corespunde niciunei forme de existență palpabilă. Muzica nu este „ceva”. Ceva poate … Continue reading


Sergiu Celibidache – substanţa muzicii şi a sunetului

„Concertele cu Sergiu Celibidache de la München s-au numărat în anii ’80 printre principalele evenimente anuale din viaţa mea profesională. Preluase conducerea Filarmonicii din München în 1979 şi m-a invitat … Continue reading


We must rely more on the unconscious, inspirational side of man. We must learn to know ourselves better through art.

“We must learn to know ourselves better through art. We must rely more on the unconscious, inspirational side of man… We must believe, without fear, in people.” „I believe that … Continue reading


Music engages our brain. The Mozart Effect.

Playing music is the brain’s equivalent of a full-body workout… Playing an instrument engages practically every area of the brain at once — especially the visual, auditory, and motor cortices. … Continue reading


Copying Beethoven (2006). Music is the language of God

“The vibrations in the air are the breath of God speaking to a man’s soul. Music is the language of God” “This is a new language I am inventing to … Continue reading


„Cum poţi cunoaşte pe cineva pe lumea asta? După cum horile se ridică în sufletul lui”

„Vreau să urc pe muncei, să simt mirosul de fâneaţă coaptă. Să mă liniştesc şi să-mi adun gândurile. Mi-e dor să ascult vântul, să ascult cum freamătă pădurea. Să ascult … Continue reading


Yehudi Menuhin – “Comportamentul nostru depinde de un singur lucru: sa ne putem trezi dimineata cu putina speranta”

Secolul XXI va fi religios sau nu va fi deloc. Primejdia renasterii religioase [a secolului XXI] rezida in fundamentalismul care diferentizaza fiecare dintre marile religii. In schimb, speranta este de … Continue reading


“C’était pas beau. C’était vrai.”

“Memory alone is something that holds man back wherever it can. The creative act knows no memory, no science and no cognisance. These things are always bound up with the … Continue reading


“When no one else shares your level of passion, you are where you belong.”

My strength is my enthusiasm. The high note is not the only thing. We all have a destiny in accordance with the breadth of our shoulders. My shoulders are broad. … Continue reading


Who am I being to myself that my eyes are not shining?

“Probably a lot of you know the story of the two salesmen who went down to Africa in the 1900s. They were sent down to find if there was any … Continue reading


Muzica clasică generează stări privilegiate

“Muzica clasică generează un tip de stări privilegiate, care te scot din rutină. Sunt acele stări de bine care pot aduce cu ele şi anumite asociaţii de idei, care te … Continue reading

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