393 • The tortoise and the hare

Such a short distance from a great to a mediocre performance in the hands of a good pianist! The communicative experience of an interpretation depends only 20% on execution and 80% on character and concept.
Execution ability is only the top of the iceberg.
An educated artistic soul is the submerged part.
Expressive desire is the water the iceberg comes from.


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