Sunday, September 11, 2011



Anonymous said...

Genius at its purest.

Ever the opera composer. So Bach-like and yet so hard to imagine Bach writing that ascending diatonic scale in the lacrimosa, which then abruptly switches to a chromatic run of dotted quarter notes. Like a rocket taking off and shedding its booster. So dramatic!

How did he do it?

Bryan Townsend said...

I think composers have been asking themselves that about Mozart for a long, long time! "How did he do it?"