"Oh, son, I wish you hadn’t become a scenario writer!" she sniffled."Aw, now, Moms," I comforted her, "it’s no worse than playing the piano in a call house."
One needs only to study a certain positioning of the hand in relation to the keys to obtain with ease the most beautiful quality of sound , to know how to play long notes and short notes and [to attain] unlimited dexterity ... A well-formed technique, it seems to me, [is one] that can control and vary [ bien nuancer ] a beautiful sound quality.frédéric chopin
A colossal bore? I feel I could write something like it tomorrow, if my cat inspired me by walking over the Piano. See Gounod 365:26.
To say to the painter, that Nature is to be taken as she is, is to say to the player, that he may sit on the Piano.Whistler
My responsibility as an artist is to turn up at the page or the Piano or the microphone. The rest is up to God.nick cave
Sometimes I can only groan, and suffer, and pour out my despair at the Piano!frédéric chopin
Chopin has done for the Piano what Schubert has done for the voice.frédéric chopin
You can play the Piano with the white keys only or you can play it with only the black keys. But for harmony you must use the black and the white keys.
Most of the time I sit down with my guitar or at the Piano, and I play for awhile until I get a new riff or groove that I like a lot. Then I'll concentrate on building around that line of thought by adding words and textures. At first I'm only trying to please myself, and hopefully what I like will appeal to others.jackie deshannon
Rubinstein was wonderful. For three days he spent hours playing the Piano in my room, and then asking me what I thought of this and that. After a while he told my mother that I had talent and he thought I should be a musician.arthur rubinstein
A football team is like a Piano. You need eight men to carry it and three who can play the damn thing.bill shankly
So, I broke into the palace
With a sponge and a rusty spanner
She said : "Eh, I know you, and you cannot sing"
I said : "That's nothing - you should hear me play Piano"
I phoned Prince out of the blue, hummed a melody, and he listened," ... "I hung up, and he came over within the hour. He listened again, and I said, 'Do you hate it?' He said, 'No,' and walked over to the synthesizers that were set up, was absolutely brilliant for about twenty five minutes, and then left. He was so uncanny, so wild, he spoiled me for every band I've ever had because nobody can exactly re-create not even with two Piano players-what Prince did all by his little self.stevie nicks
Lindsey [Buckingham] and I went up to Aspen and we went to somebody's incredible house and they had a Piano and I had my guitar with me and I went in their living room, looking out over the incredible Aspen sky and I wrote 'Landslide.'stevie nicks
Where is the Mississippi panorama And the girl who played the Piano? Where are you, Walt? The Open Road goes to the used-car lot.louis simpson
I was a strange, loud little kid who could sit at the Piano and kill a Beethoven piece.
The object of the Piano is to substitute one performer for a whole orchestra.
Life is like a Piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it.
Ebony and ivory live together in perfect harmony Side by side on my Piano keyboard, oh lord why don't we?
The Piano ain't got no wrong notes.
The Piano has been drinking, not me.