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Bach almost persuades me to be a Christian.

Roger Fry (1866-1934) English artist and art critic
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Quoted in Virginia Woolf, Roger Fry, ch. 11 (1940).
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You can “just listen” to the Brahms violin concerto and enjoy it keenly. But if you read about Brahms’ life, you appreciate it more. And, if you’ve listened to recordings of it, you will appreciate it ten times as much.

Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987) Lithuanian-American violinist
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Quoted on his official web page.
Added on 30-Dec-13 | Last updated 30-Dec-13
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