” I see it as my job to try to keep Bach in the mainstream and present his music with, rather than without, its emotional core. “


” If you do the same thing every night, that’s the death of music. “


” Maybe it’s egocentric or whatever, but when I’m playing Beethoven, Bach, Hendrix, or whoever it is, in the end, it just feels like my own music and I’m making it up as I’m going along. “


” I’ve learnt new scales through playing different types of music, like Indian raga scales, gipsy scales and harmonically-based jazz scales. “


” I can think and play stuff in classical music that possibly violinists who didn’t have access to other types of music could never do. It means I’m more flexible within classical music, to be a servant to the composer. “



All 5 Nigel Kennedy Quotes about Music in picture


I see it as my job to try to keep Bach in the mainstream and present his music with, rather than without, its emotional core.
If you do the same thing every night, that
Maybe it
I
I can think and play stuff in classical music that possibly violinists who didn

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