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  • I can only think of music as something inherent in every human being - a birthright. Music coordinates mind, body and spirit.
    (Yehudi Menuhin)

  • Music creates order out of chaos: for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melody imposes continuity upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous.
    (Yehudi Menuhin)

  • The violinist must possess the poet's gift of piercing the protective hide which grows on propagandists, stockbrokers and slave traders, to penetrate the deeper truth which lies within.
    (Yehudi Menuhin)

  • To play great music, you must keep your eyes on a distant star.
    (Yehudi Menuhin)

  • The violinist is that peculiarly human phenomenon distilled to a rare potency - half tiger, half poet.
    (Yehudi Menuhin)


  • She plays with more integrity than any young violinist I have ever heard.
    (Yehudi Menuhin)


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