Richard Strauss

Richard Strauss

The most perfect melodic shapes are found in Mozart; he has the lightness of touch which is the true objective ... Listen to the remarkable expansion of a Mozart melody, to Cherubino's 'Voi che sapete', for instance. You think it is coming to an end, but it goes farther, even farther.More Richard Strauss quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He'd be better off shoveling snow.More Richard Strauss quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Must one become seventy years old to recognize that one's greatest strength lies in creating musical kitsch?More Richard Strauss quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Never look at the brass - it only encourages them.More Richard Strauss quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I may not be a first-rate composer, but I am a first-class second-rate composer.More Richard Strauss quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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