Beauty is less important than quality.
There was confusion since I stood here 35 years ago.
Let me explain what I do here. I don't want to confuse you any more than absolutely necessary.
We can't hear the balance yet because the soloist is still on the airplane.
I don't mean to make you nervous, but unfortunately I have to.
That's the way Stravinsky was. Bup, bup, bup, bup. The poor guy's dead now. Play it legato.
It is not as difficult as I thought it was, but it is harder than it is.
Without him here, it is impossible to know how fast he will play it, approximately.
At every concert I've sensed a certain insecurity about the tempo. It's clearly marked 80...uh, 69.
I wrote it the right way, so it was copied the wrong way right. I mean the right way wrong.
Even when you are not playing you are holding me back.
I'm conducting slowly because I don't know the tempo.
If you don't have it in your part, leave it out, because there is enough missing already.
Thank you for your cooperation and vice versa.
Congratulations to each and every one of you for the concert last night in New York and vice versa.
We have to play it longer because there are no numbers or letters.
Watch me closely - only one can spoil it.
It's so legato it's difficult to splice. Sibelius was famous for that.
Why do you always start after my beat then rush to catch up? Do you want us to stay behind?
Yes, the mutes are already on. You took them off in the beginning.
That was perfect. It was just the opposite from what I said yesterday.
There is a number missing. I can see it.
I always feel I do it too slow, but then others do it faster.
He was listening so I don't remember.
Don't think you are looking at me because you are not.
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