Ken Hill - Quotes

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Minds are like flowers. If you let it sit there without soaking anything up, it will dry up. ---->>>

Food is your body's fuel. Without fuel, your body wants to shut down. ---->>>

Music is an art form. It is a way to wordlessly communicate. ---->>>

Sometimes just getting out of the house and doing something you haven't done in a long time (or never done!) can open up the doors to musical inspiration. ---->>>

Childhood is a promise that is never kept. ---->>>

The more I do in my life, the more I can write music about new experiences. ---->>>

Hooks need to be predictable and not predictable at the same time. ---->>>

Writing a song is much like being an author. Yes, we all have tools to write (everyone has a brain I hope!), but that doesn't all of a sudden make us best selling authors. ---->>>

I have come up with very creative ideas that really didn't work with the song I was currently composing. ---->>>

People don't have fun making music all the time. ---->>>

The prime goal of an author is the same as a musician, which is to emotionally connect with the reader in some way or another. ---->>>

Mistakes can be good things, because it is an unexpected thing. ---->>>

The human voice sounds thicker with a chorus and reverb than a dry signal. ---->>>

Composers, like authors, have a lot in common. Our main goal is to connect with the listener emotionally. ---->>>

Music is about textures as well as melody. ---->>>

Location is a very important aspect to songwriting. ---->>>

If you are making music for other people, you will have to be aware of how people relate to it. ---->>>

Music is an art form too. Sometimes other forms of art can be inspiring to the musician. ---->>>

Sometime I write a song off a central idea, instead of emotion. ---->>>

If our main goal is to connect emotionally, we should want to have as many tools as we possibly can to achieve that goal. The more abilities that we have, the more choices we can make musically. ---->>>

The most important thing is that you like the music. ---->>>

Sometimes I will click on a random sequence of notes- not to actually use it in a song, but to see if I can find maybe a simple pattern that I can build off of. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Ken Hill
Nationality: British
Born: 01-28, 1937
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Die: 01-23, 1995
Occupation: Playwright
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Ken Hill (28 January 1937 – 23 January 1995) was a critically acclaimed English playwright and theatre director. He was a protégé of Joan Littlewood at Theatre Workshop. He was happiest directing chaotic musicals on the tiny stage of the old Theatre Royal Stratford East, Theatre Workshop's home in Stratford, London, for many years but he also had hits in the West End and abroad, among them The Invisible Man and the original stage version of The Phantom of the Opera, which inspired Andrew Lloyd Webber to create his musical blockbuster of the same title (wikipedia)