How do you approach putting music to words?

How do you approach putting music to words?

Corey Dargel Corey Dargel
“I like to share words and music, but I also want to give people plenty of room to respond to a text in whatever way they might relate to it…”
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“Many people would say, not altogether erroneously, that our approach to setting words to music is rather heavy-handed; we just get rid of them…”
Sasha Matson Sasha Matson
“Composers who write their own lyrics and libretti are a stand-alone breed. If you are one of those, then go ahead on! The rest of us need a good writer, either six feet under or above ground…”
Gwyneth Walker Gwyneth Walker
“To me, poetry is not words. It is the images that the words create…”
Ronald Perera Ronald Perera
“My own approach is, in effect, to make another’s words my own…”