Line(s) of the Day #Amadeus


(Narrating) But they showed no corrections of any kind. Not one. He had simply written down music already finished in his head. Page after page of it as if he were just taking dictation. And music, finished as no music is ever finished. Displace one note and there would be diminishment. Displace one phrase and the structure would fall.

Antonio Salieri (F. Murray Abraham) in Amadeus (1984)

14 thoughts on “Line(s) of the Day #Amadeus

    • So many phenomenal scenes. I had to include this to highlight how much of a genius he was and jealous Salieri was. The funniest bit is when Salieri composes a tune for Mozart and Mozart inadvertently ridicules the piece – “Funny little tune but it yielded some good things”

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