Alfred Schnittke - Quotes

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I would wake up in Moscow or somewhere else, my heart beating fast, feeling bitter and helpless. ---->>>

For almost thirty years I repeatedly saw one and the same dream: I would arrive in Vienna at long last. I would feel really happy, for I was returning to my serene childhood. ---->>>

I am not facing the problem of emigration. I want my music to be acknowledged here first of all, in this country: after that, we shall see - perhaps the question will than become urgent. ---->>>

For a solo work I need a definite idea. For the present I have none. ---->>>

Do you know that my very first experience as a composer was a 'Concerto for Accordion?' ---->>>


Nationality: Russian
Born: 11-24, 1934
Die: 08-03, 1998
Occupation: Composer

Alfred Schnittke (Russian: Альфре́д Га́рриевич Шни́тке, Alfred Garrievich Shnitke; November 24, 1934 – August 3, 1998) was a Soviet and German composer. Schnittke's early music shows the strong influence of Dmitri Shostakovich. He developed a polystylistic technique in works such as the epic Symphony No (wikipedia)