Evenings with Horowitz: An Intimate Portrait
The author from such highly acclaimed books as "Reflections From the Keyboard" details a special friendship between two musicians, covers a lifetime of musical wisdom, and contains countless anecdotes of the musical world.
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By the time the modern piano was perfected, the great composers had written an
astonishing number of masterpieces for the instrument. Piano music by Mozart,
Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, and others was of such high quality that talented
David, don't you think that Mozart is one of the composers young musicians play
miserably?" "Absolutely yes. I agree entirely." Horowitz said, lifting his eyebrows,
"Oh, Mozart is one of the best composers for piano. Everything is pianistic.
The public says it is going to hear Horowitz and the composer is in his shadow.
When I go to a concert it is to hear a performance of a Mozart concerto, or a
Chopin sonata. A pianist I adore is Mr. Arrau; I have the utmost respect for his art.
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