Mannequin Cello

“She sounds quite lovely”

Cello made and dedicated to Irvin by Rod Nicholas



Irvin Kauffman playing his Mannequin Cello in the Pittsburgh Symphony

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Music is the shorthand of emotion. - Leo Tolstoy

He has Van Gogh's ear for music. - Billy Wilder

Without music, life would be a mistake. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Rock and roll: music for the neck downwards. - Keith Richards

Music is a higher revelation than philosophy. - Ludwig Van Beethoven

Music is what our soul sounds like when it sings. - Xila Toro

Without music, life is a journey through a desert. - Pat Conroy

I like your opera. I think I will set it to music. - Ludwig van Beethoven

The earth has its music for those who will listen. - George Santayana

My dad's Irish music was such a huge influence. - Dido Armstrong

My music is best understood by children and animals. - Igor Stravinsky

Making music should not be left to the professionals. - Michelle Shocked

Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable. - Samuel Johnson

Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals. - Charles Baudelaire

You just pick a chord, go twang, and you've got music. - Sid Vicious

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. - Bob Marley

People haven't always been there for me, but music always has. - Taylor Swift

We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out. - Decca Record Company

Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense. - Joseph Addison

You can run out of garlic, but you can't really run out of music. - Jace Wayland

Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart. - Pablo Casals

My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Vladimir Nabokov

Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing. - John Erskine

The trouble with dancing naked is that not everything stops when the music does. - Unknown

I think my music is like anchovies - some people like it, some people get nauseous. - Barry Manilow

Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music. - Frank Capra

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. - Victor Hugo

Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it. - John Lennon

Great music is as much about the space between the notes as it is about the notes themselves. - Sting

I think Paul McGuinness and U2 created the Irish music industry. It certainly wasn't there before that. - Van Morrison

What sounds to you like a big load of trashy noise... is in fact... the brilliant music of a genius... myself. - Iggy Pop

What's the earth with all its art, verse, music, worth -
Compared with love, found, gained, and kept? - Robert Browning

I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense. - Robert Frost

Melody is the essence of music. I compare a good melodist to a fine racer, and counterpoints to hack post-horses. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays. - Oscar Wilde

Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common. - Sarah Dessen

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of twenty-two, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation. - Tom Stoppard

It is quite untrue that British people don't appreciate music. They may not understand it but they absolutely love the noise it makes. - Sir Thomas Beecham

I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means put down. - Bob Newhart


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19-Oct-2017