Arnold Schoenberg Quote

There is nothing I long for more intensely than to be taken for a better sort of Tchaikovsky—for heaven's sake: a bit better, but really that's all. Or if anything more, that people should know my tunes and whistle them.


H. H. Stuckenschmidt Schoenberg: His Life, World, and Work (1977, tr. H. Searle)

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There is nothing I long for more intensely than to be taken for a better sort of Tchaikovsky—for heaven's sake: a bit better, but really that's...

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There is nothing I long for more intensely than to be taken for a better sort of Tchaikovsky—for heaven's sake: a bit better, but really that's...

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There is nothing I long for more intensely than to be taken for a better sort of Tchaikovsky—for heaven's sake: a bit better, but really that's...

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There is nothing I long for more intensely than to be taken for a better sort of Tchaikovsky—for heaven's sake: a bit better, but really that's...