Thursday, April 13, 2006

Ogres, Onions, and Mozart

A very fine and well-written review of Piotr Anderszewski's recent recording of Mozart piano concerti.

It's not that Mozart lacks surface appeal. But, as Anderszewski explains, he's not one of those composers who throw out their big ideas and knock your socks off right away. Mozart is different. He leaves room for musicians to work through the layers from different angles, so they can develop the smallest detail.

Read the rest here.

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