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Itzhak Perlman Quotes

Im just a one-instrument player. I have been known to play a blender, but I basically play - just play the violin.
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A sponge has that much absorbent capability and after a while you can pour water over it and nothing stays.

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Any gifted child can potentially get in real trouble because of the way they are handled.

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That makes classical music work, the ability to improvise.

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Trust your ability!

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There are people who are uncanny, who are finished products at a young age. I wasn't, thank God.

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So many things can drive you mad as a child, not only music.

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Competition can be the most nerve-racking experience. Some people just thrive on it.

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I listen to kids play a lot.

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I love to work with young kids.

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Nothing is better for my playing than teaching because when you teach, you have to think and you have to listen what other people do. And then all of a sudden, you play yourself and then you say, my goodness, I don't need a teacher. I'm my own teacher. Then I can react to what I'm doing immediately. It really improves.

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I always consider myself lucky that I can actually cry listening to some music.

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Beethoven concertos ... Tchaicovsky concertos ... with a lot of these wonderful masterpieces there's always something wonderful to find ... there's always something new to find ...

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There is nothing like a fine Italian sound.

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This machine, the wheelchair, I can go all over the place, but you need a place without stairs to get in.

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Heard Ori Kam and was deeply impressed with his achievements as a violist. His technical and interpretive skills are truly unique. I see a great future for him.

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Not many people like it when they get criticism. Of course, if you have someone who does tell you and you do have a rapport, that's great. But don't rely on it. You have to rely on yourself.

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