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" Acting is just playing the violin in an orchestra. Directing is being the conductor. "
" After I learned the piano, I went on to learn percussion, the tuba, b-flat baritone, French horn, trombone, trumpet, most of the instruments in the orchestra. Trumpet was my instrument. "
" Although we are being presented in Carnegie Hall, we have to furnish a budget for our guest stars, and for the music writing - which is a huge budget in any orchestra that plays popular music. "
" A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. "
" And at the same time, I had my very first concert at the age of 16. I hadn't heard a symphony orchestra before, and I was so deeply impressed I said I have to be a conductor. "
" An orchestra full of stars can be a disaster. "
" An orchestra knows during the first two minutes of the first rehearsal whether or not they are going to enjoy the person on the podium. "
" Beauty and fullness of tone can be achieved by having the whole orchestra play with high clarinets and a carefully selected number of piccolos. "
" Because I don't take money, I'll go anywhere and do a benefit concert with almost any orchestra. "
David Ogden Stiers
" Conductors must give unmistakable and suggestive signals to the orchestra - not choreography to the audience. "
" Danzon is my favorite Cuban music, played by a traditional string orchestra with flute and piano. It's very formally structured but romantic music, which derives from the French-Haitian contradance. "
" Directors have a tendency to use their hands like orchestra conductors. They don't realize that the actor is looking at their faces, anyway. "
Alan J. Pakula
" Eventually we want to do a puppet musical with turntables in the orchestra pit. "
" Every orchestra has its own sound. "
" For an artist, there's nothing better than working with an orchestra. "
" Great cataclysmic things can go by and neither the orchestra nor the conductor are under the delusion that whether they make this or that gesture is going to be the deciding factor in how it comes out. "
" Haute couture is like an orchestra, for which only Balenciaga is the conductor. The rest of us are just musicians, following the directions he gives us. "
" His style has the desperate jauntiness of an orchestra fiddling away for dear life on a sinking ship. "
" How could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns? "
" I always admired very much the virtuosity in Strauss because, really, he's a master of using the orchestra. And I like virtuosity, I must say, even if the taste of the music is not always mine. "
" I always felt that I would become somebody outstanding, whether it was in singing, instrumental playing, orchestra conducting, or anything involving feeling. "
" I do basically what a conductor does with a baton, except I also play along with the orchestra. So I have to juggle the roles of playing the concertmaster; sometimes I drop the violin and wave my arms. "
" I do like alternative rock and rap, but as far as inspirational, then I go full-on orchestra. It fills up your entire being. "
" 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. "
" I do read everything that we publish. We usually have to have two or three votes for a book before we take it on. So in that sense I suppose it is an orchestra. "
" I feel I'm most successful when I'm playing a concert, and it doesn't necessarily seem like I'm playing a saxophone but am coming off more like an orchestra or something like that. "
" I feel so entirely in my element with a full orchestra; even if my mortal enemies were marshalled before me, I could lead them, master them, surround them, or repulse them. "
" I first began with the recorder in our community music school. After that, I played horn and participated in the school orchestra. "
" If you combine good flavors, food turns into an orchestra. "
" If you play the guitar, you've got to hold the chords down with one hand while you play with the other, so you're limited to one hand. But the piano is the king of instruments because you have your 10 fingers, which become the 10 members of the orchestra. "
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