Alfred Schnittke

Alfred Schnittke

was a Russian and Soviet composer
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 [07/10/2011 03:07:58]
I am not facing the problem of emigration. I want my music to be acknowledged here first of all, in this country: after that, we shall see - perhaps the question will than become urgent.More Alfred Schnittke quotes [07/10/2011 03:07:09]
I set down a beautiful chord on paper—and suddenly it rusts.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 [07/10/2011 03:07:38]
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]

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