Charles Gounod Quotes

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Musical ideas sprang to my mind like a flight of butterflies, and all I had to do was to stretch out my hand to catch them.

Charles Gounod

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It inspired Gounod to devise an improvisation of a melody over the C major Prelude (BWV 846) from the collection's first book. In 1839 he won the Prix de Rome for his cantata Fernand. In 17 Morden Road Blackheath.