Charles Gounod

Charles Gounod

French composer, music critic, writer and diarist
Who has reached the extreme limits of scale with the same infallible precision, equally guarded against the false refinement of artificial elegance and the roughness of spurious force? Who has better known how to breathe anguish and dread into the purest and most exquisite forms?More Charles Gounod quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If all the music written since Bach's time should be lost, it could be reconstructed on the foundation which Bach laid.More Charles Gounod quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My opinion changes rapidly - one minute I can think it is very good and the next time I look at it, I see all the flaws and weaknesses therein.More Charles Gounod quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Musical ideas sprang to my mind like a flight of butterflies, and all I had to do was to stretch out my hand to catch them.More Charles Gounod quotes [08/20/2011 03:08:50]
Before Mozart, all ambition turns to despair.More Charles Gounod quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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