428 • Fatal Interpretation

The young pianist played like Lord Nelson's frigate captain, who was so enthusiastic about the fleet going to war with the Spanish Armada that he started firing his cannons still anchored at the harbor. Too soon too loud!

427 • Stan Lee giving a piano lesson

With great technique there must also come — great responsibility!

426 • The profound pianist played like a Buddhist monk … without any desire.

425 • Playing like a machine is not the problem.

There are beautiful, complex, fascinating, and unique machines.
Playing like a primitive, clumsy, obsolete, or assembly line machine is a problem.

424 • Necrophilianist

Full of masculine virility the enthusiastic young pianist dug up the corpse of a genius composer and violated it.


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