Georg Carl Johann Antheil

Georg Carl Johann Antheil

American avant-garde composer, pianist, author and inventor.
Quite a number of observers have commented on my coolness during various riotous concerts which I performed at during those first tumultuous years of the armistice between World War I and World War II. The reason is very simple: I was armed.More Georg Carl Johann Antheil quotes [11/08/2011 03:11:33]
It's only when you suddenly stop perspiring that your forearms go dull.More Georg Carl Johann Antheil quotes [11/08/2011 03:11:13]
Your pianos travel with you. So does your manager. You have no time for girls. Your manager sees to it that no young predatory females get very far.More Georg Carl Johann Antheil quotes [11/08/2011 03:11:29]
You become afraid lest too much perspiration will wet your hands too much, make them slide on the black keys, which are too narrow; you are playing at about a hundred miles a minute. But somehow they don't. As long as they don't you know you're all right. You're going good, well-oiled like an engine. Not too much sweat, not too little.More Georg Carl Johann Antheil quotes [11/08/2011 03:11:23]
In the intermission, between group one and group two, you go to your dressing-room and change every stitch you have on you: underwear, shirt, tie, socks, pants and tails. Your other clothes are soaking wet.More Georg Carl Johann Antheil quotes [11/08/2011 03:11:08]

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