The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes – ah, that is where the art resides.
Quoted in the Chicago Daily News, June 11, 1958.
The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notesah, that is where the art resides.Artur Schnabel
Applause is a receipt, not a bill.Artur Schnabel
I know two kinds of audience onlyone coughing and one not coughing.Artur Schnabel
Idon'tthink therewasevera piece of music thatchanged a man's decision on how to vote.Artur Schnabel
When a piece gets difficult make faces.Artur Schnabel
The sonatas of Mozart are unique; they are too easy for children, and too difficult for artists.Artur Schnabel
Applause is a receipt, not a note of demand.Artur Schnabel
I am attracted only to music which I consider to be better than it can be performed. Therefore I feel (rightly or wrongly) that unless a piece of music presents a problem to me, a never-ending problem, it doesn't interest me too much.Artur Schnabel
I know two kinds of audience only – one coughing, and one not coughing.Artur Schnabel