Alex North Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Alex North Quotes and Sayings

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    Being an old radical, I like films like Spartacus. I could relate to the hero. Alex North | Refcard PDF
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    Composers today get a TV script on Friday and have to record on Tuesday. It's just dreadful to impose on gifted talent and expect decent music under these conditions. Alex North | Refcard PDF
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    Fear is a problem with film music and films; people want to be conventional, and there's more commercialism today. If you are not daring in your art, you're bankrupt. Alex North | Refcard PDF
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    I like what I hear as a resulting combination of these two strands... something of a combination of familiarity and, for lack of a better word, strangeness. Alex North | Refcard PDF
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    I prefer to write music for family films. I like people. Alex North | Refcard PDF
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    My best film composing experience was with Elia Kazan. Alex North | Refcard PDF
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    The United States and Turkey are the only two countries that don't have some kind of subsidy for the Arts. The whole culture in society has made certain films more acceptable. I turned down so many films in the '60s and '70s. Alex North | Refcard PDF
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    There are scores you have to write objectively without getting involved. Alex North | Refcard PDF
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    There are so few directors who are musical who appreciate music. Alex North | Refcard PDF
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    Today it's not culture; it's box office. Alex North | Refcard PDF
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    When I decided to go to a country that subsidized music, I went to the Soviet Union for two years. Alex North | Refcard PDF






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