18. November 2007 · Comments Off · Categories: Quotes

Cultural music is not written but it comes from the bottom of the heart, whereas western music has to be written before being played.

-Ustad Amjad Ali Khan (RTWT)

Hmmm. Does “writing before being played” mean it is not from the bottom of the heart? I do think I understand what he is saying though. Thoughts?

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