Andres Segovia Famous Quotes & Sayings

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26 Andres Segovia Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Andres Segovia Sayings: The guitar is a small orchestra. It is polyphonic. Every string is a different color, The guitar is a small orchestra. It is polyphonic. Every string is a different color, a different voice.
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Andres Segovia Sayings: When one puts up a building one makes an elaborate scaffold to get everything into When one puts up a building one makes an elaborate scaffold to get everything into its proper place. But when one takes the scaffold down, the building must stand by itself with no trace of the means by which it was erected. That is how a musician should work.
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Andres Segovia Sayings: The guitar is the most unpredictable and least reliable musical instrument in existence ... and The guitar is the most unpredictable and least reliable musical instrument in existence ... and also the sweetest, the warmest, the most delicate, whose melancholic voice awakes in our soul exquisite reveries.
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Andres Segovia Sayings: It is impossible to feign mastery of an instrument, however skillful the impostor may be. It is impossible to feign mastery of an instrument, however skillful the impostor may be.
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Andres Segovia Sayings: When I started to play with my fingernails, it was not just for volume. The When I started to play with my fingernails, it was not just for volume. The most important thing was giving the guitar different colors in its voices ...
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Andres Segovia Sayings: You know what I think? If I am tired now, I don't mind, because I You know what I think? If I am tired now, I don't mind, because I have eternity to rest.
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Andres Segovia Sayings: My prayer to the Lord every day, is this-I have been a great sinner. I My prayer to the Lord every day, is this-I have been a great sinner. I do not deserve Heaven. Let me stay here.
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Andres Segovia Sayings: I was my own teacher and pupil, in a comradeship so firm and persevering that I was my own teacher and pupil, in a comradeship so firm and persevering that the most trying incidents of my life served only to strengthen the union ...
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Andres Segovia Sayings: Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest, for the poetry Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest, for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart.
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Andres Segovia Sayings: Among God's creatures two, the dog and the guitar, have taken all the sizes and Among God's creatures two, the dog and the guitar, have taken all the sizes and all the shapes, in order not to be separated from the man.
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Andres Segovia Sayings: The guitar is the easiest instrument to play and the hardest to play well. The guitar is the easiest instrument to play and the hardest to play well.
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Andres Segovia Sayings: The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly ... music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees.
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Andres Segovia Sayings: Among God's creations, two, the dog and the guitar, have taken all the sizes and Among God's creations, two, the dog and the guitar, have taken all the sizes and all the shapes in order not to be seperated from the man. -Andres Segovia
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Andres Segovia Sayings: A man without patience is a lamp without oil. A man without patience is a lamp without oil.
Andres Segovia Sayings: I've had three wives and three guitars. I still play the guitars. I've had three wives and three guitars. I still play the guitars.
Andres Segovia Sayings: It is always about discovering what, hidden, does not lie on the paper. It is always about discovering what, hidden, does not lie on the paper.
Andres Segovia Sayings: Sometimes one is without the pleasure of playing. But when the silence of the audience Sometimes one is without the pleasure of playing. But when the silence of the audience is perfect, we recover that.
Andres Segovia Sayings: Whoever heard of an electric violin, electric cello or, for that matter, an electric singer? Whoever heard of an electric violin, electric cello or, for that matter, an electric singer?
Andres Segovia Sayings: (I was) my own teacher and pupil, and thanks to the efforts of both, they (I was) my own teacher and pupil, and thanks to the efforts of both, they were not discontented with each other.
Andres Segovia Sayings: I've had only three wives and three guitars in my life, though I've flirted with I've had only three wives and three guitars in my life, though I've flirted with others.
Andres Segovia Sayings: When I began, the guitar was en-closed in a vicious circle. There were no composers When I began, the guitar was en-closed in a vicious circle. There were no composers writing for the guitar, be-cause there were no virtuoso guitarists.
Andres Segovia Sayings: Record the album after the tour. Record the album after the tour.
Andres Segovia Sayings: I belong to the scarce minority of artists who work in good faith, around whom I belong to the scarce minority of artists who work in good faith, around whom the phenomenal world vanishes, as it happens to the mystics when they give themselves to prayer.
Andres Segovia Sayings: It is not so hard to be original, what is hard, is to be original It is not so hard to be original, what is hard, is to be original with continuity.
Andres Segovia Sayings: The piano is a monster that screams when you touch its teeth. The piano is a monster that screams when you touch its teeth.
Andres Segovia Sayings: Every guitarist has a special quality of sound. The best ones will use a good Every guitarist has a special quality of sound. The best ones will use a good ear, much sensitivity and a thorough knowledge of music to prepare the nuances and colors of sound.