Quotes of Cello

“ The cello is like a beautiful woman who has not grown older, but younger with time, more slender, more supple, more graceful. ”

- Pablo Casals

“ The difference between a violin and a viola is that a viola burns longer. ”

- Victor Borge

“ Sometimes, because of its immediacy, television produces a kind of electronic parable. Berlin, for instance, on the day the Wall was opened. Rostropovich was playing his cello by the Wall that no longer cast a shadow, and a million East Berliners were thronging to the West to shop with an allowance given them by West German banks! At that moment the whole world saw how materialism had lost its awesome historic power and become a shopping list. ”

- John Berger

“ A cello's soul is the resonance that makes it unique: how it was made, when it was made, who's played it. Mine may be who my parents were, what I know about life, who I love and have loved. All that makes my bones resonate. If a director is fortunate enough to tap into that, it's an endless well of information. ”

- Ben Kingsley
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