John Eliot Gardiner


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I'm profoundly Verdian. I think the progression of masterpieces in his later years is quite astonishing. They're great because they're not only dramatically gripping and true, but melodically and harmonically there are so many interesting things going on, and Verdi, as an orchestrator, is still underrated.
Jan 17 2013
We found 2 articles in which John Eliot Gardiner said something. The most recent John Eliot Gardiner’s quote is: “In rehearsals we would just tell the story in French and then, in order to avoid the pitfall Berlioz talks about of lengthening the recitatives, I would get them to speak the text of the recitatives, watching it on my watch. Then I would get them to sing it, giving them a margin of 10 seconds because the voice takes a little bit longer to sing than to speak. They had to try and keep it within that time frame – and they did doing it beautifully. They sort of brought a lilt and a feeling of narrative flow which gives the whole thing a lot of… piment!”. In addition, all sources we refer have quoted John Eliot Gardiner 3 times. On this page, you will find all of John Eliot Gardiner’s quotes organized by date and topic.
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