Inspiring and insightful quotes always prove to be a motivating tool in the realm of the music world.
Whether you're looking for quotes to put in a classroom setting, looking for something to put on a t-shirt, or you're looking for quotes that you'd like to keep to yourself to motivate you, check out these quotes about playing the piano!
They will really hit you if you're a piano lover like me who loves inspiring words and insights on other creators' approaches to music. They'll hit even harder if you have a ton of practice with this beautiful instrument.
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"The piano keys are black and white, but they sound like a million colors in your mind" - Maria Cristina Mena
"The piano as a medium for expression is a whole world by itself. No other instrument can fill or replace its own say in the world of emotion, sentiment, poetry, imagery and fancy" - Leopold Godowsky
"To me, the piano in itself is an orchestra." - Cecil Taylor
"No other acoustic instrument can match the piano’s expressive range, and no electric instrument can match its mystery." - Kenneth Miller"The piano is able to communicate the subtlest universal truths by means of wood, metal and vibrating air." - Kenneth Miller
"I’m able to sometimes express things even more articulately on the piano than I am with singing." - Harry Connick Jr.
"The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides!" - Artur Schnabel
"Piano playing is a dying art. I love the fact that I can be one guy with one instrument evoking an emotional and musical experience." - Jon Bon Jovi
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"Don't date a piano technician, he'll just string you along." - Unknown
"The public is like a piano. You just have to know what keys to poke." - Al Capp
"If organ trafficking is illegal… Then what about pianos?" - Unknown
"The piano is a monster that screams when you touch its teeth." - Andre Segovia
"Piano humor is not a black-and-white issue." - Unknown
"Have I a secret about playing the piano? It is a very simple one. I sit down on the piano stool and make myself comfortable - and I always make sure that the lid over the keyboard is open before I start to play." - Artur Schnabel
"Over the piano was printed a notice: 'Please do not shoot the pianist. He is doing his best'." - Oscar Wilde
"Old pianists never die; they just adagio away." - Unknown
"To climb to the top of a tall piano, you must scale it." - Unknown
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"The piano is often called The King of Instruments." - History Of Piano
"The piano was invented in Italy in the year 1709 by Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori."
"Priced at 1.36 million dollars, the galaxy piano is among the world’s most expensive pianos boasting a body made completely of 24-carat gold." - Kaufman Music Center
"There are eighty-eight keys on a piano and within that, an entire universe." - James Rhodes
"No matter how nice a piano may look or sound, the fact is they will depreciate with time. Much like a vehicle, a piano holds a certain value until it’s purchased." - Joshua Russo
"According to many studies, learning piano may enhance a child's language building skills and overall academic achievement." - Kaufman Music Center
"The exact middle of a piano keyboard is NOT middle C. It is actually the space between E and F above middle C." - Omaha School of Music and Dance
"The record for the largest piano ever made is held by Adrian Mann, a piano tuner from New Zealand. It took him 4 years to build the piano and this grandiose instrument weighs 1.4 tonnes and is 5.7 metres long." - Diana Stone
"To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable." - Ludwig van Beethoven
"There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself." - Johann Sebastian Bach
"The piano ain’t got no wrong notes." - Thelonious Monk
"Prayer is when you talk to God. Meditation is when you’re listening. Playing the piano allows you to do both at the same time." - Kelsey Grammer
"What has keys but can’t listen to the beauty it unlocks? A piano. " - Jarod Kintz
"If, while at the piano, you attempt to form little melodies, that is very well; but if they come into your mind of themselves, when you are not practicing, you may be still more pleased, for the internal organ of music is then roused in you. The fingers must do what the head desires; not the contrary." - Robert Schumann
"When you play, never mind who listens to you." - Robert Schumann
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