Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quote

It is a mistake to think that the practice of my art has become easy to me. I assure you, dear friend, no one has given so much care to the study of composition as I. There is scarcely a famous master in music whose works I have not frequently and diligently studied.


Spoken in Prague, 1787, to conductor Kucharz, who led the rehearsals for Don Giovanni, from Mozart: The Man and the Artist, as Revealed in his own Words by Friedrich Kerst, trans. Henry Edward Krehbiel (1906).

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It is a mistake to think that the practice of my art has become easy to me. I assure you, dear friend, no one has given so much care to the study of...

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It is a mistake to think that the practice of my art has become easy to me. I assure you, dear friend, no one has given so much care to the study of...

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It is a mistake to think that the practice of my art has become easy to me. I assure you, dear friend, no one has given so much care to the study of...