Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt

a musician, composer
The principal task of a conductor is not to put himself in evidence but to disappear behind his functions as much as possible. We are pilots, not servants.More Franz Liszt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My mind and fingers have worked like the damned. Homer, the Bible, Plato, Locke, Lamartine, Chateaubriand, Beethoven, Bach, Hummel, Mozart, Weber are all around me. I study them. I devour them with fury.More Franz Liszt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We need improvement in the style of performance. There is no more advantage in a musician who plays and conducts than in one who is only a beater of rhythm.More Franz Liszt quotes [08/03/2011 12:08:18]
As the mother teaches her children how to express themselves in their language, so one Gypsy musician teaches the other. They have never shown any need for notation.More Franz Liszt quotes [08/03/2011 12:08:09]
Music is never stationary; successive forms and styles are only like so many resting-places - like tents pitched and taken down again on the road to the Ideal.More Franz Liszt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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