Johannes Brahms was a German composer and pianist, and one of the leading musicians of the Romantic period. Born in Hamburg, Brahms spent much of his professional life in Vienna, Austria, where he was a leader of the musical scene.
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If there is anyone here whom I have not insulted, I beg his pardon.
Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
A symphony is no joke.
For the shallow delights of matrimony and opera I have no courage.
In my study I can lay my hand on the Bible in the pitch dark.
All truly inspired ideas come from God. The powers from which all truly great composers like Mozart, Schubert, Bach and Beethoven drew their inspirations is the same power that enabled Jesus to do his miracles.
I sometimes ponder on variation form and it seems to me it ought to be more restrained, purer.
To follow in Beethoven's footsteps transcends one's strength.
Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.
We cling nervously to the melody, but we don't handle it freely, we don't really make anything new out of it, we merely overload it.
If we cannot write with the beauty of Mozart, let us at least try to write with his purity.
It is a real pleasure to see music so bright and spontaneous expressed with corresponding ease and grace.
It is not hard to compose, but what is fabulously hard is to leave the superfluous notes under the table.