I dont think I handle the notes much differently from other pianists. But the pauses between the notes--ah, there is where the artistry lies!!
I know two kinds of audiences only - one coughing, and one not coughing
The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes-ah, that is where the art resides!
Applause is a receipt, not a bill.
The notes I can handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes-ah, that is where the art resides.
I am the only person here who is enjoying this, and I get the money; they pay and have to suffer.
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.
Children are given Mozart because of the small quantity of the notes; grown-ups avoid Mozart because of the great quality of the notes.
Applause is a receipt, not a note of demand.