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Riccardo Muti Quotes and Sayings

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The conductor's stand is not a continent of power,
but rather an island of solitude.
- Riccardo Muti

You have to be able to enthral and persuade at the same time.
- Riccardo Muti

I have closed that page of my life without rancor.
I do not disown any of the work done.
- Riccardo Muti

I don't want to bother them and ruin the party they
are preparing so carefully at La Scala.
- Riccardo Muti

 

You have to channel the interpretation and performance into 100 people.
And with the audience, the critics.
- Riccardo Muti

I'm not shy in the spotlight.
I might seem austere and even arrogant,
but far from it, I'm actually shy.
- Riccardo Muti

Nobility of spirit has more to do with simplicity than ostentation,
wisdom rather than wealth, commitment rather than ambition.
- Riccardo Muti

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A conductor should guide rather than command.
- Riccardo Muti

It is extraordinary to have time to again study Le
nozze di Figaro and discover new things.
- Riccardo Muti

The conductor must breathe life into the score.
It is you and you alone who must expose it to the understanding,
reveal the hidden jewel to the sun at the most flattering angles.
- Charles Munch

I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years,
and I can say what most conductors can't say;
I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.
- Harriet Tubman

Being a conductor is kind of a hybrid profession because most fundamentally,
it is being someone who is a coach, a trainer,
an editor, a director.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

The conductor has the advantage of not seeing the audience.
- Andre Kostelanetz

And at the same time, I had my very first concert at the age of 16.
I hadn't heard a symphony orchestra before,
and I was so deeply impressed I said I have to be a conductor.
- Kurt Masur

The principal task of a conductor is not to put himself
in evidence but to disappear behind his functions as much as possible.
We are pilots, not servants.
- Franz Liszt

I don't feel that the conductor has real power.
The orchestra has the power, and every member of it
knows instantaneously if you're just beating time.
- Itzhak Perlman

The conductor's gift does not always go hand in hand
with that of composition;
indeed,
the union is found much more seldom than is popularly believed.
- Anton Seidl

Show me an orchestra that likes its conductor and I'll
show you a lousy conductor.
- Goddard Lieberson

All the conductor has to do is stand back and try not to get in the way.
Mozart is doing all the work.
- Colin R. Davis

I always imagined that to bring an orchestra to play
together is not enough for a conductor.
- Kurt Masur

The director is a bit analogous to the conductor of a symphony orchestra.
It's a collaborative adventure.
- Nicholas Meyer

Musical practice is too young an art in America to
warrant a search for men with a conductor's gift.
- Anton Seidl

The awful thing about a conductor becoming geriatric
is that you seem to become more desirable,
not less.
- Neville Marriner

I find little in the works of Beethoven,
Berlioz, Wagner and others when they are led by a conductor
who functions like a windmill.
- Franz Liszt

I like to create the music I hear in my interior.
As a conductor, you have the ability to squeeze the
sounds and interpretation you asked for from 50 to 80 people.
- Eberhard Weber

And if you are strong enough, then you can grow as
a conductor more and more.
- Kurt Masur

Only when every one of us and every nation learns the
secret of love for all mankind will the world become a great orchestra,
following the beat of the Greatest Conductor of all.
- Artur Rodzinski

When I first was conducting as guest conductor in Europe 25 years ago,
I would propose doing American pieces and grudgingly
it would be accepted from time to time.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

Conductors' careers are made for the most part with 'Romantic' music.
'Classic' music eliminates the conductor;
we do not remember him in it.
- Igor Stravinsky

So, first you have to be able to play with a metronome.
Then you take your freedom.
If you play in an orchestra, you got to watch the conductor,
he is like a metronome, but it is more difficult because he can change rhythms.
- Ruggiero Ricci

Is it not the business of the conductor to convey to
the public in its dramatic form the central idea of a composition;
and how can he convey that idea successfully if he
does not enter heart and soul into the life of the
music and the tale it unfolds?
- John Philip Sousa

In South America, I heard the 8th Symphony of Beethoven.
And the young conductor thought, Beethoven must be heroic.
But this is piece which shouldn't be heroic.
And this was such a misunderstanding,
such a deep misunderstanding.
- Kurt Masur

Because I have sixty years of being a professional composer,
conductor, musician, whatever, and you develop a lot
of friendships and you get involved with a lot of sort
of long-term commitments and obligations.
- Gunther Schuller

I conceived of an instrument that would create sound
without using any mechanical energy,
like the conductor of an orchestra.
The orchestra plays mechanically, using mechanical energy;
the conductor just moves his hands,
and his movements have an effect on the music artistry.
- Leon Theremin

The very first time I was on a car in Atlanta,
I saw the conductor - all conductors are white -
ask a Negro woman to get up and take a seat farther
back in order to make a place for a white man.
I have also seen white men requested to leave the Negro section of the car.
- Ray Stannard Baker

You know as I started as a shy young conductor,
I always wanted to cooperate.
To build up the musicians.
To help them to be better than without a conductor.
And sometimes young talented musicians have to be encouraged.
- Kurt Masur

Great cataclysmic things can go by and neither the
orchestra nor the conductor are under the delusion
that whether they make this or that gesture is going
to be the deciding factor in how it comes out.
- James Levine

The cleansing fire of Spirit
consumes the troubles of this world.
Feed your concerns to the fire.
Breathe deeply and rejoice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fully experience THIS moment -
breathe in, breathe out - nothing more.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Stand Tall, Breathe Deep, Be Unstoppable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like a bird in flight, your life can soar
above the troubles of the world.
Breathe deep, choose, and break the shackles of your past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stay in the moment and all gifts are added
as you breathe and take inspired action.
- Joe Vitale

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet.
We all breathe the same air.
We all cherish our children's future.
And we are all mortal.
- John F. Kennedy

I breathe in my courage. I exhale my fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stop! Breathe deeply.
Begin bringing peace to the outer world
by regaining your own inner peace.
Choose love, choose gratitude,
choose forgiveness, choose peace.
Begin with your own inner peace.
Then use that inner peace
as a platform from which
to approach the outer world
with perspective, understanding, and patience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to visualize a kinder world.
To sing glad songs of tomorrow -
imagining a world of love -
of the whole world filled with love.
To offer our hand... often.
To breathe deeply and honor ourselves.
To pause and contemplate... just because.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you are one with the earth, with the water,
with the fire, with the air that you breathe, with all living things,
and that all of these are one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Move to your heart, Breathe.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply - slowly -
fill your lungs with love and gratitude -
exhale each and every trouble -
again and again - gratitude in, troubles out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

First, wash all car. Then wax. Wax on...
Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand. Wax on, wax off.
Breathe in through nose, out the mouth. Wax on, wax off.
Don't forget to breathe, very important.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Take time today to appreciate beauty -
natural beauty, art, people.
Slow down, breathe deeply, smile.
It's a beautiful world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Persevere. Plan. Strategize. Focus. Breathe. Write.
Let go: relax. Forgive. All this failing: take a nap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn.
- Thomas Gray

Maybe there is no actual place called hell.
Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents
breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.
- Jim Carrey

Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry.
- Muriel Rukeyser

It is better to have your head in the clouds,
and know where you are...
than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them,
and think that you are in paradise.
- Henry David Thoreau

What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures.
What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high?
What if happiness is in the air we breathe...
slowly, deeply, and consciously?
What if happiness is one fresh grape, savored with gratitude?
What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation?
What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us -
without chasing after it?
What if happiness is something we CHOOSE...
regardless of our circumstances?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Who breathe where you will, come into me and snatch me up to yourself.
- Richard Rolle

Those hot pants of hers were so damned tight,
I could hardly breathe.
- Benny Hill

Hatred is the air I breathe.
It permeates every cell in my body.
- Jim Goad

The air we breathe, the water we drink,
and the land we inhabit are not only critical elements
in the quality of life we enjoy -
they are a reflection of the majesty of our Creator.
- Rick Perry

Wealthy men can't live in an island that is encircled by poverty.
We all breathe the same air.
We must give a chance to everyone, at least a basic chance.
- Ayrton Senna

Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound,
content to breathe his native air in his own ground.
- Alexander Pope

I still get nervous on dates.
I'll be sitting at dinner with a guy and I have to
excuse myself and go to the bathroom because I can't breathe.
- Shannen Doherty

As long as I breathe, I attack.
- Bernard Hinault

Society is like the air, necessary to breathe but insufficient to live on.
- George Santayana

Freedom is the oxygen without which science cannot breathe.
- David Sarnoff


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