quote by James Crook

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.

— James Crook

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Life is too short for cuisine minceur and for diets.

Dietetic meals are like an opera without the orchestra.

I've been a woman for a little over 50 years and have gotten over my initial astonishment. As for conducting an orchestra, that's a job where I don't think sex plays much part.

My soul is a hidden orchestra; I know not what instruments, what fiddlestrings and harps, drums and tamboura I sound and clash inside myself. All I hear is the symphony.

The conductor of an orchestra doesn’t make a sound.

He depends, for his power, on his ability to make other people powerful.

If a professional musician in a symphony orchestra is playing Beethoven.

But this particular orchestra have played this particular chestnut so many times, they can play it in their sleep. Does the genius remain present in the music or not?

In order to lead the orchestra, you must first turn your back to the crowd.

Beauty and fullness of tone can be achieved by having the whole orchestra play with high clarinets and a carefully selected number of piccolos.

A band ought to have a sound all of its own. It ought to have a personality.

The American drummer is a one-man percussion orchestra.

My idea was to go to Vienna to study conducting and perhaps play in an orchestra first, so I thought before I got to Vienna I could do with a little training in Paris.

So, you can set up an orchestra down this end of the railway station playing one particular area, and simultaneously at the other end something completely different going on. And in the middle they meet, or not, depending.

Suddenly I was in the right tempo - but it wasn't.

The art of conducting consists in knowing when to stop conducting to let the orchestra play.

How could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?

Accelerando means in tempo. Don't rush.

I'm conducting slowly because I don't know the tempo.

At every concert I've sensed a certain insecurity about the tempo. It's clearly marked 80...uh, 69.

Conductors must give unmistakable and suggestive signals to the orchestra, not choreography to the audience.

[conductor Eugene Ormandy introduces Warfield to the audience in an unintentionally humorous way:] With us tonight is William Warfield, who is with us tonight. He is a wonderful man, and so is his wife.

Notwithstanding these setbacks, the dream of a beautiful American orchestra goes on, and I share Dr. King's faith that each year we move inexorably closer to a magnificent opening night.

When I owned the theater, I had the Glen Miller Orchestra.

I had 20 girls singing and dancing. I had a cast of characters. It was a big group production, as well as ushers, ticket takers.

Bizet was a very young man when he composed this symphony, so play it softly.

Beauty is less important than quality.

The guitar is a small orchestra. It is polyphonic. Every string is a different color, a different voice.

To me, the piano in itself is an orchestra.

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For me it always comes down to what is a good song and I'm very old fashioned in the way that I like to make songs that have something classic about them whether you can play them with an orchestra or an electro synthesizer or an acoustic guitar.

I often conduct an orchestra in my sleep;

my orchestras are so huge that the back desks of the violas vanish into the horizon. And everything is so wonderful.

When you hear a large symphony orchestra.

for instance, in a concert hall, there's a big, sweeping sound that just doesn't get on to a record.

Orchestration is part of the very soul of the work.

A work is thought out in terms of the orchestra, certain tone-colors being inseparable from it in the mind of its creator and native to it from the hour of its birth.

Aromatherapy without massage is like an orchestra without a conductor

Sometimes I sensed that the books I read in rapid succession had set up some sort of murmur among themselves, transforming my head into an orchestra pit where different musical instruments sounded out, and I would realize that I could endure this life because of these musicales going on in my head.

Orchestras have often been used to conjure up the natural world: Swans, sharks, trout, but not, as far as I know, the often maligned jellyfish.

There are two golden rules for an orchestra: start together and finish together.

The public doesn't give a damn what goes on in between.

The piano is an orchestra with 88...... things, you know

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