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(2005 TV Movie)

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[discussing Stravinsky's sexuality]

Sergei Diaghilev: I've always had my suspicions about him: he makes Proust look like a docker.

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Igor Stravinsky: [during a rehearsal with the orchestra, the musicians become uncomfortable with the stamping rhythms of Stravinsky's score, mess up and burst out laughing] What's so funny? Huh? Huh? That is *precisely* what I wrote!

[marches over to the piano and pounds out the discordant stamping; everyone stares at Igor as if he's mad]

Igor Stravinsky: You understand? Huh? *I* write, you PLAY!

Pierre Monteux: [trying to diffuse the tension] Gentlemen, if we might pick it up from the bar before 104?

[orchestra resumes rehearsing]

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