Alfred Schnittke

Alfred Schnittke

was a Russian and Soviet composer
I set down a beautiful chord on paper—and suddenly it rusts.More Alfred Schnittke quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For almost thirty years I repeatedly saw one and the same dream: I would arrive in Vienna at long last. I would feel really happy, for I was returning to my serene childhood.More Alfred Schnittke quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our family lived in Vienna, Austria. after the war and apart from an accordion, there was no other musical instrument available.More Alfred Schnittke quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Do you know that my very first experience as a composer was a 'Concerto for Accordion?More Alfred Schnittke quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I would wake up in Moscow or somewhere else, my heart beating fast, feeling bitter and helpless.More Alfred Schnittke quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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