Quotations on Orchestras

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It's not all that different with the orchestra. There are orchestras that seem to be encased in dough, so that first you have to break through the normal routine, and clear out the openings.
- Dietrich Fischer Dieskau
(Keywords: First, Orchestras, Routine)

And what unity is to be had, at a time when orchestras are dying out, and when opera houses are about to close their doors; what's going to come next - when nothing new in music, for the orchestra, is truly lasting: pieces are performed once, and then they're thrown away.
- Dietrich Fischer Dieskau
(Keywords: Time, Music, Dying, Houses, Nothing, Opera, Orchestras, Unity)

I think that there's a lot more freedom in the low budget, the independent films where, unfortunately, you don't have the money, necessarily, to get the orchestras in there to play a lot of stuff. But, you have a lot more freedom, very often.
- Danny Elfman
(Keywords: Money, Freedom, Orchestras, Play)

For many years, the government of Canada has massively supported orchestras and the arts in general.
- Lara St. John
(Keywords: Government, Canada, Orchestras, Years)

Ergo, because of the money problem, it is probable that our orchestras will soon go down in quality.
- Lara St. John
(Keywords: Money, Quality, Orchestras, Will)

As major orchestras around the world are gripped in various kinds of crises and upheaval, we need to be sure that we are bringing up this new generation.
- James Levine
(Keywords: Orchestras, World)

With American orchestras, in particular, because they play in such huge halls, getting a true pianissimo is very hard.
- Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Keywords: American, Orchestras, Play)

Orchestras have become used to the emphasis on the separation of layers, of the ultimate precision and clarity.
- Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Keywords: Clarity, Orchestras, Separation)

I will never master this craft. Orchestras are very, very forthcoming with me.
- David Ogden Stiers
(Keywords: Orchestras, Will)

But still as compared to many, many orchestras in the world, I think you find a lot more new music and living composers on our programs than many other places.
- Michael Tilson Thomas
(Keywords: Music, Composers, Living, Orchestras, World)

Orchestras are not used to playing the kind of stuff jazz musicians like to play. It requires a lot of rehearsal and recording time, so it's much easier to do on a synth or sampler. So, we came up with that idea.
- Eberhard Weber
(Keywords: Time, Idea, Jazz, Musicians, Orchestras, Play)









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