I think that of my 21 symphonies, each has its own place.
There is nothing like practice.
No, no, I didn't know him. He lost his mind around 1917 because of the tragedy of the Armenians.
It's hard for me to think of others because I'm not particularly in sympathy with the music of this century.
I did all kinds of things in order to earn a living.
I was much more interested in the orchestra than the piano, but I did become fairly proficient as a pianist and my teachers felt I had talent and wanted me to become a good concert pianist and earn my living that way.