Richard Strauss Quotes

Top 17 wise famous quotes and sayings by Richard Strauss

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Richard Strauss quotes: Never look at the trombones, you'll just encourage them. Never look at the trombones, you'll just encourage them.
Richard Strauss quotes: I may not be a first-rate composer, but I am a first-class second-rate composer. I may not be a first-rate composer, but I am a first-class second-rate composer.
Richard Strauss quotes: Ideas, like young wine, should be put in storage and taken up again only after they have been allowed to ferment and to ripen. Ideas, like young wine, should be put in storage and taken up again only after they have been allowed to ferment and to ripen.
Richard Strauss quotes: I want to be able to depict in music a glass of beer so accurately that every listener can tell whether it is a Pilsner or a Kulmbacher. I want to be able to depict in music a glass of beer so accurately that every listener can tell whether it is a Pilsner or a Kulmbacher.
Richard Strauss quotes: Must one become seventy years old to recognize that one's greatest strength lies in creating musical kitsch? Must one become seventy years old to recognize that one's greatest strength lies in creating musical kitsch?
Richard Strauss quotes: Never look at the trombones. You'll only encourage them. Never look at the trombones. You'll only encourage them.
Richard Strauss quotes: The aria, after all, is the soul of opera. The aria, after all, is the soul of opera.
Richard Strauss quotes: Never look at the brass - it only encourages them. Never look at the brass - it only encourages them.
Richard Strauss quotes: Never look encouragingly at the brass, except with a brief glance to give an important cue. Never look encouragingly at the brass, except with a brief glance to give an important cue.