Eduard Hanslick Quotes

Eduard Hanslick Quotes: Music has no subject beyond the combinations of notes we hear, for music speaks not only by means of sounds, it speaks nothing but sound.
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Eduard Hanslick Quote: On the one hand it is said that the aim and object of music is to excite emotions, i.e., pleasurable emotions; on the other hand, the emotions are said to be the subject matter which musical works are intended to illustrate. Both propositions are alike in this, that one is as false as the other.
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Quotes about Eduard Hanslick: An art aims, above all, at producing something beautiful which affects not our feelings but the organ of pure contemplation, our imagination.
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