Jascha Heifetz

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Jascha Heifetz

Jascha Heifetz

There is no top. There are always further heights to reach.More Jascha Heifetz [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other.More Jascha Heifetz [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I occasionally play works by contemporary composers and for two reasons. First to discourage the composer from writing any more and secondly to remind myself how much I appreciate Beethoven.More Jascha Heifetz [08/14/2011 04:08:42]
If I don't practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it.More Jascha Heifetz [08/14/2011 04:08:47]
No matter what side of an argument you're on, you always find some people on your side that wish you were on the other sideMore Jascha Heifetz [08/14/2011 04:08:54]
No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other.More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is no top. There are always further heights to reach.More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He once told a reporter he wanted his obituary to be short - "just make it born in Russia, first lesson at 3, debut at 7, debut in America in 1917".More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If I don't practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it.More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I occasionally play works by contemporary composers and for two reasons. First to discourage the composer from writing any more and secondly to remind myself how much I appreciate Beethoven.More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other.More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The discipline of practice every day is essential. When I skip a day, I notice a difference in my playing. After two days, the critics notice, and after three days, so does the audience.More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When people come to play music as they do to play bridge, civilization will have taken the longest stride forward since the beginning of time.More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Criticism does not disturb me, for I am my own severest critic. Always in my playing I strive to surpass myself, and it is this constant struggle that makes music fascinating to me.More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If the Almighty himself played the violin, the credits would still read 'Rubinstein, God, and Piatigorsky', in that order.More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Practice like it means everything in the world to you. Perform like you don't give a damn.More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have discovered three things which know no geographical borders - classical music, American jazz, and applause as the sign of the public's favor.More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Can you appreciate music without playing it? Yes, you can. You can appreciate baseball without playing it. Many people attend a football game merely for the crowd, the excitement, the color.More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is no such thing as perfection, there are only standards. And after you have set a standard you learn that it was not high enough. You want to surpass it.More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Music has a lot in com­mon with math­e­mat­ics. But in music, two and two need not make four: they add up to what­ever you wish.More Jascha Heifetz [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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