Classic, Classic, Classic, Quote!

Classical composers didn’t just write down music, they also said a clever thing or ten. In today’s post, I’ll give the Word to some of the most inspiring classical composers of all time. Enjoy!

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“To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.”

– Leonard Bernstein

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“Competitions are for horses, not artists.”

– Bela Bartok 

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“There was no one near to confuse me, so I was forced to become original.”

– Joseph Haydn

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“To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts- such is the duty of the artist.”

– Robert Schumann

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“A creative artist works on his next composition because he was not satisfied with his previous one.”

– Dmitri Shostakovich

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“I’m an adventurer. I like invention, I like discovery.”

– Karlheinz Stockhausen

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“Imagination creates reality.”

– Richard Wagner

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(Quotes retrieved from: http://www.classicfm.com/discover/music/inspiring-composer-quotes/ )

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