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.
It is not as difficult as I thought it was, but it is harder than it is.
That's the way Stravinsky was. Bup, bup, bup, bup. The poor guy's dead now. Play it legato.
I don't mean to make you nervous, but unfortunately I have to.
We can't hear the balance yet because the soloist is still on the airplane.
I wrote it the right way, so it was copied the wrong way right. I mean the right way wrong.
At every concert I've sensed a certain insecurity about the tempo. It's clearly marked 80...uh, 69.
Without him here, it is impossible to know how fast he will play it, approximately.
Yes, the mutes are already on. You took them off in the beginning.
It has no rhythm, but it will because it's so much faster.
During the rests - pray.
It is not together, but the ensemble is perfect.
That's the way it was every time I studied it.
Something went wrong. It was correct when I studied it.
After two minutes after this time, and I am already there.
This is one bar you should take home.
Why do you always start after my beat then rush to catch up? Do you want us to stay behind?
Write it down in your own handwriting.
Serkin was so sick he almost died for three days.
[conductor Eugene Ormandy introduces Warfield to the audience in an unintentionally humorous way:] With us tonight is William Warfield, who is with us tonight. He is a wonderful man, and so is his wife.
Please follow me because I have to follow him and he isn't here.
It's difficult to remember when you haven't played it before.
Accelerando means in tempo. Don't rush.
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