James Galway - Quotes

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I do not consider my self as having mastered the flute, but I get a real kick out of trying.

I do not consider my self as having mastered the flute, but I get a real kick out of trying.

Running through things because you are familiar with them, breeds routine and this is the seed of boredom. ---->>>

Never just run through a study because you happen to be familiar with it, but use it to see what you can get from it on this new day which has been granted you. ---->>>

I do not see scales as abstract. ---->>>

I think it is most important for a teacher to play the pieces and studies that are being played by the student. ---->>>

Everyone who plays the flute should learn singing.

Everyone who plays the flute should learn singing.

I have to report to those of you who think diamonds make a difference that I cannot tell what it is. Seriously, as you all know, they make no difference at all. They just make the flute look a little more special. ---->>>

Being unprepared heightens nerves.

Being unprepared heightens nerves.

You cannot prepare enough for anything. ---->>>

Control of vibrato helps your musical expression. ---->>>

The mind of the performer is a very strange thing. ---->>>

You can sightread better if you know your scales and arpeggios. ---->>>

I have never received a flute from them for free and I would not accept such a gift from any manufacturer. ---->>>

Scales played in the correct musical way are very exciting and rewarding. ---->>>

Yes indeed I have gained a lot out of playing scales and etudes. ---->>>

It is normal to be nervous.

It is normal to be nervous.

Biography

Nationality: Irish
Born: 12-08, 1939
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Occupation: Musician
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Sir James Galway, OBE (born 8 December 1939) is an Irish virtuoso flute player from Belfast, nicknamed "The Man With the Golden Flute". Following in the footsteps of Jean-Pierre Rampal, he became one of the first flute players to establish an international career as a soloist.(wikipedia)