Beauty is less important than quality.
Let me explain what I do here. I don't want to confuse you any more than absolutely necessary.
During the rests - pray.
There was confusion since I stood here 35 years ago.
That's the way Stravinsky was. Bup, bup, bup, bup. The poor guy's dead now. Play it legato.
I never say what I mean, but I always manage to say something similar.
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.
Why do you always insist on playing while I'm trying to conduct?
It's all very well to have principles, but when it comes to money you have to be flexible.
Please follow me because I have to follow him and he isn't here.
Who is sitting in that empty chair?
It is not as difficult as I thought it was, but it is harder than it is.
Accelerando means in tempo. Don't rush.
The notes are right, but if I listened they would be wrong.
I can see none of you are smugglers; that's why it's so loud.
Why do you always start after my beat then rush to catch up? Do you want us to stay behind?
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.
I can conduct better than I count.
I was trying to help you, so I was beating wrong.
Yes, the mutes are already on. You took them off in the beginning.
Death is an awful thing. I don't believe in it myself.
Write it down in your own handwriting.
Tonight I'm going to listen with my ears.
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