Program Book 1985 page 16
Quotes

"I know that the twelve notes in each octave and the varieties of rhythm offer me opportunities that all of human genius will never exhaust." - Igor Stravinsky

"I occasionally play works by contemporary composers and for two reasons. First to discourage the composer from writing any more and secondly to remind myself how much 1 appreciate Beethoven." - Jascha Heifetz

"Safeness Lurks" - Lukas Foss

"Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned by forgetting ideas which one has no time to write down." - Hector Berlioz

"Wagner's music is better than it sounds." - Mark Twain

"How much has to be explored and discarded before reaching the naked flesh of feeling." - Claude Debussy

"What is to reach the heart must come from above, if it does not come thence, it will be nothing but notes - body without spirit." - L. van Beethoven

"People compose for many reasons: to become immortal; because the pianoforte happens to be open; because they want to become a millionaire; because of the praise of friends; because they have looked into a pair of beautiful eyes; for no reason whatsoever." - Robert Schumann
 

"I don't want anyone to admire my pants in a museum." - Frederic Chopin

"The notes [ handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides. - Arthur Schnabel

"Guys, I've got a great story. - Stephen Rosenthal
"It's not in my folder:' - Harry Fackelman
"It must be in my trunk:' - Salvatore Andolina
"What he said!" - Michael Nascimben

"Your album is great. I just love vacuuming to it." - a fan of the Amherst Saxophone Quartet
 
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