Eugene Ormandy Quotes

I told him he'd have a heart attack a year ago, but unfortunately he lived a year longer... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

Let me explain what I do here. I don't want to confuse you any more than absolutely necessary... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

Beauty is less important than quality... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

Death is an awful thing. I don't believe in it myself... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

During the rests - pray... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

Even when you are not playing you are holding me back... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

I can conduct better than I count... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

I don't mean to make you nervous, but unfortunately I have to... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

I never say what I mean, but I always manage to say something similar... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

I wrote it the right way, so it was copied the wrong way right. I mean the right way wrong... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

If you don't have it in your part, leave it out, because there is enough missing already... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

It is not as difficult as I thought it was, but it is harder than it is... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

It is not together, but the ensemble is perfect... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

I'm one of the boys, no better than the last second violinist. I'm just the lucky one to be standing in the center, telling them how to play... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

It's hot as hell as can be... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

The notes are right, but if I listened they would be wrong... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

There is a shadow on every page... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

Tonight I'm going to listen with my ears... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

Why do you always insist on playing while I'm trying to conduct?.. view

By: Eugene Ormandy

With us tonight is William Warfield, who is with us tonight. He is a wonderful man, and so is his wife... view

By: Eugene Ormandy

It's all very well to have principles, but when it comes to money you have to be flexible... view

By: Eugene Ormandy