Applause is a receipt, not a bill.

— Artur Schnabel

The most restlessness Artur Schnabel quotes that will activate your desire to change

The sonatas of Mozart are unique; they are too easy for children, and too difficult for artists.

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The notes I handle no better than many pianists.

But the pauses between the notes --ah, that is where the art resides.

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I always make sure that the lid over the keyboard is open before I start to play.

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Sunshine can burn you, food can poison you, words can condemn you, pictures can insult you; music cannot punish - only bless.

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When a piece gets difficult, make faces.

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Mozart is a garden, Schubert is a forest in light and shade, but Beethoven is a mountain range.

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Children are given Mozart because of the small quantity of the notes;

grown-ups avoid Mozart because of the great quality of the notes.

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Applause is a receipt, not a note of demand.

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Mozart is the most inaccessible of the great masters.

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The notes I handle no better than many pianists.

But the pauses between the notes ah, that is where the art resides.

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I am attracted only to music which I consider to be better than it can be performed.

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I am the only person here who is enjoying this, and I get the money; they pay and have to suffer.

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About Artur Schnabel

Quotes 20 sayings
Nationality Polish
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

Have I a secret about playing the piano? It's a very simple one.

I sit down on the piano stool and make myself comfortable - and I always make sure that the lid over the keyboard is open before I start to play.

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I practice in my head.

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I am attracted only to music which I consider to be better than it can be performed. Therefore I feel (rightly or wrongly) that unless a piece of music presents a problem to me, a never-ending problem, it doesn't interest me too much.

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I don't think I handle the notes much differently from other pianists.

But the pauses between the notes - ah, there is where the artistry lies!!

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I know two kinds of audiences only - one coughing, and one not coughing.

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It is not music's function to express rational necessities.

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Practice in tranquility.

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