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But, on the other hand, if Schubert were alive today, he would find even richer fields to plow.
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In Romanticism, the main determinant is the mood, the atmosphere. And in that regard, you could also describe Schubert as a Romantic.

— Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

With creative people, truly new horizons open up.

— Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

When you go out onto the stage, all the preparation has to be forced into your subconscious. For the moment of the performance, we all have to return to a new level of unconsciousness. All the reflection and all the doubts have to be laid aside before you start.

— Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

But the thing that will always occupy me the most is music.

— Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

But, on the other hand, if Schubert were alive today, he would find even richer fields to plow.

— Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Unfortunately, it happens all too seldom that you really disappear behind a work, that you are no longer audible as an interpreter.

— Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Toward the end of his life, one can sense that he was no longer thinking his way into the minds of others, causing them to speak on his behalf, but that he was now speaking for himself.

— Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Which is why, in my lieder concerts, I always strove, when possible, to sing only the works of a single composer, so that the audience could be gradually drawn into a particular creative genius' way of thinking, and could follow him.

— Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

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

The work is the most important thing.

— Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

The reason why Schubert is celebrated so much today, lies rather in the fact that there has been nobody else like him - not before him, not after him.

— Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

One has to get through a big pile of mail every day. I don't pass my letters on to a secretary; rather, I try to take care of all of them myself.

— Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

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