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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:9678
AUTHOR:Miscellaneous Translations
QUOTATION:Architecture is frozen music. 1
 
Note 1.
Since it [architecture] is music in space, as it were a frozen music…. If architecture in general is frozen music.—Schelling: Philosophie der Kunst, pp. 576, 593.

La vue d’un tel monument est comme une musique continuelle et fixée.—Madame de Staël: Corinne, livre iv. chap. 3. [back]
 

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