Johannes Brahms

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Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms

A symphony is no joke.More Johannes Brahms [10/19/2011 10:10:10]
Composers in the old days used to keep strictly to the base of the theme, as their real subject.More Johannes Brahms [10/19/2011 10:10:21]
Beethoven varies the melody, harmony and rhythms so beautifully.More Johannes Brahms [10/19/2011 10:10:26]
I sometimes ponder on variation form and it seems to me it ought to be more restrained, purer.More Johannes Brahms [10/19/2011 10:10:31]
If there is anyone here whom I have not insulted, I beg his pardon.More Johannes Brahms [10/19/2011 10:10:35]
It is not hard to compose, but what is fabulously hard is to leave the superfluous notes under the table.More Johannes Brahms [10/19/2011 10:10:40]
Straight-away the ideas flow in upon me, directly from God, and not only do I see distinct themes in my mind's eye, but they are clothed in the right forms, harmonies, and orchestration.More Johannes Brahms [10/19/2011 10:10:46]
Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.More Johannes Brahms [10/19/2011 10:10:55]
We cling nervously to the melody, but we don't handle it freely, we don't really make anything new out of it, we merely overload it.More Johannes Brahms [10/19/2011 10:10:00]
Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.
More Johannes Brahms [10/19/2011 10:10:42]
Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If there is anyone here whom I have not insulted, I beg his pardon.More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is not hard to compose, but what is fabulously hard is to leave the superfluous notes under the table.More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Composers in the old days used to keep strictly to the base of the theme, as their real subject. Beethoven varies the melody, harmony and rhythms so beautifully.More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A symphony is no joke.More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Straight-away the ideas flow in upon me, directly from God, and not only do I see distinct themes in my mind's eye, but they are clothed in the right forms, harmonies, and orchestration.More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We cling nervously to the melody, but we don't handle it freely, we don't really make anything new out of it, we merely overload it.More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Those are miracles that no merely human brain can work. The artist is merely the sound conduct of a Force that dictates to him what he should do.More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My things really are written with an appalling lack of practicality!More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How lucky is the man who, like Mozart and others, goes to the tavern of an evening and writes some fresh music. For he lives while he is creating.More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One should never forget that by actually perfecting one piece one gains and learns more than by starting or half-finishing a dozen.More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ah, that tastes nice. Thank you.More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Reviewer: 'One of your themes was very similar to one of Beethoven's!' Brahms replied, 'Of course it is. Everyone steals - the important thing is to do it brilliantly.More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Straightaway the ideas flow in upon me, directly from God.More Johannes Brahms [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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