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A good interpreter can take a piece of bad music and make it sound pretty decent, while a bad interpreter can take good music and make it sound cheap. 26 more words

Ruggiero Ricci

125 Moments: 080 Georg Solti's Debut

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Georg Solti was scheduled to make his U.S. debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the Ravinia Festival on July 14, 1953. However, his visa was denied only a few days before, pending clarification of charges that his name was on the membership roster of the Soviet Friendship Association, affiliated with the Communist Party. 343 more words

Of course the most difficult thing on the violin is always intonation. The second one is rhythm. If you play in tune, in time with a good sound that’s already high level. 13 more words

Ruggiero Ricci

Colour does not make so much difference. Look at the Bach...

Colour does not make so much difference. Look at the Bach Chaconne: There is not one dynamic mark in the whole Bach Chaconne. Colours do not make so much difference. 7 more words

Ruggiero Ricci

I don’t have favourites, I think, when you play, you have...

I don’t have favourites, I think, when you play, you have to be like a prostitute, you have to love the piece you are playing. Even if you don’t like it, you have to play it as if you would like it. 14 more words

Ruggiero Ricci