With Fischer," Brendel wrote in 1960, "one was in more immediate contact with the music: there was no curtain before the soul when he communicated with the audience. One other musician, Furtwangler, conveyed to the same degree this sensation of music not being played, but rather happening by itself.Alfred Brendel
"Alfred Brendel" Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire/KBE is an Austrian pianist, poet and author. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest pianists of all time.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Alfred Brendel on Wikipedia.