Music ed student, cellist, Friends and Glee fan, lover of classical music and puppies. All that good stuff.
- Beethoven: ARE YOU READY TO HEAR SOME SYMPHONIES?!
- Audience: *cheers*
- Beethoven: I CAN'T HEAR YOU!!
There It Is
“But they showed no corrections of any kind. Not one. He had simply written down music already finished in his head. Page after page of it as if he were just taking dictation. And music, finished as no music is ever finished. Displace one note and there would be diminishment. Displace one phrase and the structure would fall.”
A very happy 87th birthday to British playwright Sir Peter Shaffer, the man behind Amadeus in both stage and screen forms. Appropriately enough, we marked Sir Peter’s natal day with a performance of Mozart in Vienna. Laughs (though none to the degree of Tom Hulce’s) were had by all.
This is actually my favorite movie scene ever— I don’t know what that says about me…