Igor Stravinsky Quotes


12 Igor Stravinsky quotes:



"Just as appetite comes from eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning"
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"Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal."
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"I remember being handed a score composed by Mozart at the age of eleven. What could I say? I felt like de Kooning, who was asked to comment on a certain abstract painting, and answered in the negative. He was then told it was the work of a celebrated monk"
"My music is best understood by children and animals."
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"Just as appetite comes by eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning."
Author: Stravinsky Quotes Category: Appetite Quotes Russian Composer Quotes
"The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music they should be taught to love it instead."
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"In order to create there must be a dynamic force, and what force is more potent than love?"
Author: Stravinsky Quotes Category: Force Quotes Russian Composer Quotes
"What force is more potent than love?"
Author: Stravinsky Quotes Category: Force Quotes Russian Composer Quotes
"Sins cannot be undone, only forgiven."
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"Music is given to us with the sole purpose of establishing an order in things, including, and particularly, the coordination between man and time."
Author: Stravinsky Quotes Category: Music Quotes Russian Composer Quotes
"The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees one's self. And the arbitrariness of the constraint serves only to obtain precision of execution."
Author: Stravinsky Quotes Category: Self Quotes Russian Composer Quotes
"I was born out of due time in the sense that by temperament and talent I should have been more suited for the life of a small Bach, living in anonymity and composing regularly for an established service and for God"
Author: Stravinsky Quotes Category: Talent Quotes



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