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" His compositions were easy and elegantly simple, for he used to say, ' I do not chuse to be always struggling with difficulties, and playing with all my might. I make my pieces difficult whenever I please, according to my disposition, and that of my audience. "
General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most eminent ... - Page 18
by John Aikin, William Enfield - 1799
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1812
...of a perfect master. Dr. Burney gives the following character of his compositions and performance. " His compositions were easy and elegantly simple ; for he used to say, ' I do not choose to be always struggling with difficulties, and playing with all my might. I make my pieces difficult...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1812
...of a perfect master. Dr. Burney gives the following character of his compositions and performance. "His compositions were easy and elegantly simple ; for he used to say, ' I do not choose to be always struggling with difficulties, and playing with all my might. I make my pieces difficult...
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Anecdotes of music, historical and biographical: in a series of letters from ...

Allatson Burgh - Music - 1814
...a judgment, so correct and comprehensive, as never to let a single note escape him without meaning. His compositions were easy, and elegantly simple ; for he used to say, " I do not choose to be " always struggling with difficulties, and playing with " all my might. I make my pieces...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1812
...a perfect master. Dr. Biirney gives the following character of his compositions and performance. " His compositions were easy and elegantly simple ; for he used to say, ' I do not choose to be always struggling with difficulties, and flaying with all my might. I make my pieces difficult...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 1

1833
...principally by means of his adagios, or slow movements. ' His compositions,' Dr. Burney tells us, ' were easy and elegantly simple; for he used to say, "I do not choose to be always struggling with difficulties, and playing with all my might." In nothing w.ns he...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833
...principally by means of his adagios, or slow movements. • His compositions,' Dr. Burney tells us, 'were easy and elegantly simple ; for he used to say, " I do not choose to be always struggling with difficulties, and playing with all my might." In nothing was he...
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838
...the 20th, 1787. Dr. Burney gives the following character of his compositions and performance: — " His compositions were easy and elegantly simple ; for he used to say, ' I do not choose to be always struggling with difficulties, and playing with all my might. I make my pieces difficult...
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Complete Encyclopaedia of Music, Elementary, Technical, Historical ...

John Weeks Moore - Music - 1854 - 1004 pages
...performance : " His compositions were easy and elegantly simple, for lie used to say, ' I do not choose to be always struggling with difficulties and playing...and to other musicians, as in writing and playing adagios, in which the most pleasing, yet learned modulation, the richest harmony, and the most elegant...
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London society, Volume 5

1864
...idolatry.' His compositions were easy and elegantly simple, for he often declared, ' I do not choose to be always struggling with difficulties, and playing with all my might. I make my pieces difficult/whenever I please, according to my disposition and that of my audience.' He was deeply learned...
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Biography: Or, Third Division of "The English Encyclopedia", Volume 1

Charles Knight - Biography - 1866
...principally by means of his adagios, or slow movements. " His compositions," Dr. Bumey tells us, " were easy and elegantly simple ; for he used to say, ' I do not choose to be always struggling with difficulties, and playing with all my might.' " In nothing was...
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