Artur Schnabel


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  • ''The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes—ah, that is where the art resides.''
    Artur Schnabel (1882-1951), German-born U.S. pianist. Quoted in Chicago Daily News (June 11, 1958).
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  • ''Applause is a receipt, not a bill.''
    Artur Schnabel (1882-1951), German-born U.S. pianist. Quoted in Irving Kolodin, "Ovation and Triumph," The Musical Life (1958). Explaining why he did not render applause the tribute of encores.

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