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I am delighted to add another unplayable work to the repertoire. I want the Concerto to be difficult and I want the little finger to become longer. I can wait.
Of his Violin Concerto
I see the work as a whole first. Then I compose the details. In working out, I always lose something. This cannot be avoided. There is always some loss when we materialize. But there is compensating gain in vitality.
My work should be judged as it enters the ears and heads of listeners, not as it is described to the eyes of readers.
An artistic impression is substantially the resultant of two components. One what the work of art gives the onlooker — the other, what he is capable of giving to the work of art.
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When Fortune smiles, I smile to think How quickly she will frown.
September 13, 1874
July 13, 1951
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