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Wikiquote:Quote of the Week/2009/July 27-August 2

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Quote of the Week of July 27–August 2
"I dare suggest that the composer would do himself and his music an immediate and eventual service by total, resolute and voluntary withdrawal from this public world to one of private performance and electronic media." – Milton Babbitt

Simple: I think that a composer would do better if he only composed music for himself.