What I wanted and what I visualized while composing has not always been realized.
In the theatrical works we love and admire the most, the ending of the drama generally takes place offstage.
A symphony must be like the world. It must contain everything.
If I weren't the way I am, I shouldn't write my symphonies.
Destiny smiles upon me but without making me the least bit happier.
If you think you're boring your audience, go slower not faster.