Words matter. These are the best Ludovico Einaudi Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
‘Uptown Funk’ has all the ingredients of the funk that I love.
I was a teenager, and I started to go to high school, and it was a disaster!
Sometimes you cannot produce a specific sound you want with, say, a guitar or piano, and you simply need to use electronic elements.
I am compared to other classical musicians, but most of them perform songs from other people, and most of those composers belong to another era.
I’m a living composer, so I think I just write and compose the music of my time. I’m not saying that I am better than anyone in the past, but I am saying that I may have evolved some emotions that have connected with the people that are living on the planet today with me.
As a composer, it is a great thrill for me to have an album in the top 15 of the pop charts.
In a soundtrack, you are in a way always relating with… a combination of different languages. It has to have the same path and same rhythm. Sometimes it’s a polyphony of languages that have to work together in some way. With musical projects alone, you can be more free.
People always talk about the lyrics of Leonard Cohen, but I like his melodies. They are very defined and original.
I like to keep changing because discovery is always interesting.
My music comes from my personal background.
You can create something strong in art with a few notes. It is like how Aboriginal drawings have a simplicity that is incredibly rich.
I have always loved composers who have been connected with folk traditions of popular music.
There should be no boundaries in your relationship with sound. Often it’s not about the music itself but the context in which you hear the music. For instance, listening to a piece of classical music in a film you love often changes your perception of it entirely.
Doing the Five Tibetan Rites exercises every day – it makes me feel at home wherever I am.
I don’t crave acceptance in the classical world.
A great melodic line is like a person’s soul, and coming up with an original melody, it can be like you are illustrating the soul.
I spent one year being very poor at home with my piano, and nobody was calling me, but I had space to think about things on my own and find out exactly what I wanted to do.
I wanted to be a rocker and photographer and tour the world!
I love to explore melody.
I am very happy to be able to cross borders to go to China, to Mexico, to America, everywhere, and there is an instant understanding of what I do. This is incredibly beautiful because you’ve suddenly communicated with everyone without speaking the same language. The language of music is able to go anywhere.
After years of doing composition, the risk is always that you might start to repeat and be cliche. Every time, I try find a way to be reborn again as an artist. Its not easy to reinvent yourself every time, as it takes a lot of creative energy, but I am happy to do it.
It is very important to have connection with your soul and open your heart to people.
Every time I start a new work, I try to be different and to start with a new perspective, so I search for a new idea, something which gives me a new way to access my creativity.
On every new project, I try to write in a different way and see if there’s a new side of myself I haven’t explored.
My mother played piano at home; she came from a musical family. Her father, who I never met, was a conductor and composer.
I grew up partially with classical music but listened to a lot of rock when I was young – I like acoustic, and folk from Mali and Armenia and Turkey.
I prefer to play in smaller venues because I like the intimacy, the connection with the audience.
The creative process of composing music has always fascinated me.
I express myself using my classical skills to write more complex forms of popular music.
I love to go to the bar close by for a good espresso and have a chat with the bartender.
I love The Edge’s guitar style; it is unique. There is an ancient world resonating in his guitar sound.
I feel a vocabulary in my music that is coming from popular music. Popular music is like the mother of all languages.
The Beatles, ‘Revolver.’ It’s pop. It’s classic. It’s experimental. It’s revolutionary.
The great art of the past became great because it started to go out of the perimeters that defined art and defined new territories.
You don’t have to compose a masterpiece every time, but I think the challenge of art is always searching for something different, searching for a new sensitivity, a new perspective, a new vision.
The spirituality of the music is something that I always search for in what I do, because I think that music has to have everything inside: a strong architecture, a support, the emotion.
I think it’s normal that for a part of your life you have a lot of questions, and you’re interested in all possible theories.
I think what really stays with me is the idea that you can write music about the texture of a wall, and everything is in some way connected.
I don’t like the idea of ‘classical crossover,’ even if sometimes I see this category given to what I’m doing.
It is important that we understand the importance of the Arctic, stop the process of destruction, and protect it.