Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quote

The whole, though it be long, stands almost complete and finished in my mind, so that I can survey it, like a fine picture or a beautiful statue, at a glance. Nor do I hear in my imagination the parts successively, but I hear them, as it were, all at once. What a delight this is I cannot tell!

On his method of composition

letter, Edward Holmes The Life of Mozart (1845)

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