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Gustav Mahler's Profile

Brief about Gustav Mahler: By info that we know Gustav Mahler was born at 1970-01-01. And also Gustav Mahler is Austrian Composer.

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I don't let myself get carried away by my own ideas - I abandon 19 out of 20 of them every day.

Tags: Abandon, Away, Ideas

If I weren't the way I am, I shouldn't write my symphonies.

Tags: Symphonies, Weren, Write

It is easier to achieve a desired result in short pieces.

Tags: Achieve, Result, Short

It should be one's sole endeavor to see everything afresh and create it anew.

Tags: Anew, Create, Endeavor

Melodic invention is one of the surest signs of a divine gift.

Tags: Divine, Gift, Invention

Never let oneself be guided by the opinion of one's contemporaries. Continue steadfastly on one's way.

Tags: Continue, Oneself, Opinion

Spring won't let me stay in this house any longer! I must get out and breathe the air deeply again.

Tags: Again, Spring, Won

The further the music develops, the more complex the apparatus used by the composer to express his thoughts becomes.

Tags: Music, Thoughts, Used

The impressions of the spriritual experiences gave my future life its form and content.

Tags: Content, Future, Life

The spirit can assert itself only through the medium of clear form.

Tags: Assert, Clear, Spirit

There is a world of difference between a Mahler eighth note and a normal eighth note.

Tags: Between, Difference, Normal

To judge a composer's work, one must consider it as a whole.

Tags: Judge, Whole, Work

What I wanted and what I visualized while composing has not always been realized.

Tags: Realized, Wanted, While

When I have reached a summit, I leave it with great reluctance, unless it is to reach for another, higher one.

Tags: Another, Great, Leave

With the coming of spring, I am calm again.

Tags: Again, Calm, Spring

You must renounce all superficiality, all convention, all vanity and delusion.

Tags: Convention, Delusion, Vanity

I also had a brother who was like me a musician and a composer. A man of great talent, far more gifted than I. He died very young... he killed himself in the prime of his life.

Tags: Great, Life, Young

The longer you live and the more you learn, the more clearly you will feel the difference between the few men who are truly great and the mere virtuosi.

Tags: Between, Great, Men

If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.

Tags: Music, Trying, Words

Don't bother looking at the view - I have already composed it.

Tags: Bother, Looking, View
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