Alfred brendel on music collected essays

On 26 April 1998, Alfred Brendel celebrated 50 years of public performances. As he approached this next significant milestone in his eventful life, what of the future? "There have been in my career periods where I concentrated mainly on one particular composer. Not long ago there has been an extended Beethoven period, now in these years I feel that I should turn my attention to Mozart and particularly to his Sonatas, even if they are 'too difficult for artists while too easy for children' as Schnabel has so admirably said. I told myself that if I don't try to make sense of them now it may be too late."*

Alfred brendel on music collected essays

alfred brendel on music collected essays

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