Donal Henahan Quotes

Explore top 10 Donal Henahan quotes, sayings and quotations.

Donal Henahan Quotes & Sayings

Find the best Donal Henahan quotes and sayings to fulfill your life with active energy. Reading & understand Donal Henahan quotes, use as text sms messages or post it to your socials or blogs.

Donal Henahan Quotes #574277
#1. Real folk music long ago went to Nashville and left no known survivors.
Donal Henahan Quotes #1203760
#2. Pianists of extraordinary talent, such as Christina Petrowska,spend a large part of their early lives perfecting technique ... Miss Petrowska,a Canadian with a phenomenal ability to play the most difficult music cleanly, gave a demonstration of her achievements at Carnegie Recital Hall. A product of the Juilliard School who studied with Karlheinz Stockhausen and Gyorgy Ligeti in Europe, Miss Petrowska built most of her program around fiercely difficult contemporary works. She has fingers that work like chrome-plated pistons, and her high-seated position let her bring pulverizing power to bear.
Donal Henahan Quotes #1525108
#3. The more disastrous the mishaps the simpler the reviewing task.
Donal Henahan Quotes #630124
#4. Miss Petrowska,an excellent pianist, held the audience transfixed with Chou Wen-chung's work. Miss Petrowska was coolness itself in getting the hardware into the piano and out again ... in Messiaen, a feeling for the music's reverent sobriety combined to produce an absorbing performance.
Donal Henahan Quotes #815354
#5. It will never be mistaken for a high school gymnasium or a meeting room in a Midwestern motel.
Donal Henahan Quotes #663878
#6. It might be argued that genuine spontaneity is not really possible or desirable so long as printed scores of great works exist. All modern musicians are, for better or worse, prisoners of Gutenberg.
Donal Henahan Quotes #732514
#7. The human brain can soften as a result of incessant listening to music with an intent to commit prose.
Donal Henahan Quotes #781651
#8. Next to the writer of real estate advertisements, the autobiographer is the most suspect of prose artists.
Donal Henahan Quotes #1634240
#9. [Rubinstein was] a fountain from which music spouted, not a recitalist.
Donal Henahan Quotes #935708
#10. The irrepressible spirit that made his playing seem like good conversation is the Rubinstein legacy for pianists, if they can pick up their heads from the keyboard long enough to claim it.

Related Authors

Related Topics