Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quote

She will never learn the most necessary, most difficult and principal thing in music, that is time, because from childhood she has designedly cultivated the habit of ignoring the beat.


Letter to Leopold Mozart (24 October 1777), 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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She will never learn the most necessary, most difficult and principal thing in music, that is time, because from childhood she has designedly...

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She will never learn the most necessary, most difficult and principal thing in music, that is time, because from childhood she has designedly...

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She will never learn the most necessary, most difficult and principal thing in music, that is time, because from childhood she has designedly...

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She will never learn the most necessary, most difficult and principal thing in music, that is time, because from childhood she has designedly...