Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Quote

If that condition of mind and soul, which we call inspiration, lasted long without intermission, no artist could survive it. The strings would break and the instrument be shattered into fragments.


The Life and Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (The Minerva Group, Inc., 2004), p. 275

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If that condition of mind and soul, which we call inspiration, lasted long without intermission, no artist could survive it. The strings would break...

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If that condition of mind and soul, which we call inspiration, lasted long without intermission, no artist could survive it. The strings would break...

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If that condition of mind and soul, which we call inspiration, lasted long without intermission, no artist could survive it. The strings would break...

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If that condition of mind and soul, which we call inspiration, lasted long without intermission, no artist could survive it. The strings would break...