Artur Schnabel Quotes

 

I am the only person here who is enjoying this, and I get the money; they pay and have to suffer.

— Artur Schnabel

I don’t think I handle the notes much differently from other pianists. But the pauses between the notes – ah, there is where the artistry lies!!

— Artur Schnabel

I know two kinds of audiences only – one coughing, and one not coughing.

— Artur Schnabel

When a piece gets difficult, make faces.

— Artur Schnabel

The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes ah, that is where the art resides.

— Artur Schnabel

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