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Itzhak Perlman Quotes

Itzhak Perlman Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Itzhak Perlman
Type:
Musician
Nationality:
Israeli
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    A sponge has that much absorbent capability and after a while you can pour water over it and nothing stays. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
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    Another thing that I don't like to do is show too much how it goes. I do it once in a blue moon. Sometimes there are lessons when I don't pick up a violin at all. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 3
    Any gifted child can potentially get in real trouble because of the way they are handled. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 4
    Child prodigy is a curse because you've got all those terrible possibilities. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 5
    Competition can be the most nerve-racking experience. Some people just thrive on it. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 6
    For every child prodigy that you know about, at least 50 potential ones have burned out before you even heard about them. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 7
    I am playing the violin, that's all I know, nothing else, no education, no nothing. You just practice every day. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 8
    I don't feel that the conductor has real power. The orchestra has the power, and every member of it knows instantaneously if you're just beating time. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 9
    I feel that you always pay when you are a child. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 10
    I listen to kids play a lot. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
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    I love to work with young kids. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
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    I'm now doing three things: concerts, conducting, and teaching, and they each support each other. I learn to see things from different perspectives and listen with different ears. The most important thing that you need to do is really listen. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
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    In Paris they have special wheelchairs that go through every doorway. They don't change the doorways, they change the wheelchairs. To hell with the people! If someone weighs a couple more pounds, that's it! Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 14
    One of the most important elements in teaching, conducting, and performing, all three, is listening. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 15
    So many things can drive you mad as a child, not only music. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 16
    That makes classical music work, the ability to improvise. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 17
    That's the goal, to survive your gift. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 18
    The most important thing to do is really listen. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 19
    Trust your ability! Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 20
    When you play a concerto with a small orchestra, you don't feel it is as important as Carnegie Hall. You try to work out all the little problems. Once that's all done, trust comes in. Itzhak_PerlmanItzhak Perlman
  • 21
    You get more nervous in front of a lot of people. That's why, when you play a concerto, you play with a small orchestra, in some place where you don't feel that it is as important as Carnegie Hall. Itzhak_Perlman/21.php">Itzhak Perlman