Kagan proves that it is perfectly possible to see Napoleon's flaws and essential nastiness while acknowledging the brilliance of his mind, with its almost Mozartian
simplicity and elegance.
Mostly, though, I remember listening to light, Mozartian
music almost every day after work for almost forty years until I retired from teaching.
He died at the age of 20 before he could fulfil his promise, but these pieces, played by Camerata Boccerini, if not Mozartian
, show the composer to be his own man.
4) In an age when operas rarely played more than a few nights in a season, Don Giovanni ran a record twenty-three nights to "overflowing houses," and would have played more often had not the aristocratic subscribers insisted on the insertion of a conventional baroque opera seria, Paer's Agnese, to break the Mozartian
In this tour de force, she revisits Lacan's Seminaire XX, Encore, on female sexuality, and through a strategy of extensive quotation, commentary, and parody presents the discourse of the master in the guise of a Mozartian
comedy of seduction, only with the genders reversed (Mozart's title was "Cosi fan tutte").
It's a little Mozartian
world, chilly then sunny then trembling, built on the emotions of women and the inspiration of the one woman, the ballerina (and in his feeling for women, Mozart was right up there with Balanchine).
I took the legend of Don Juan in its Mozartian
form and made it a dramatic parable," Shaw wrote.
No film in recent memory is at once so rich in ideas and so intellectually unpretentious; it is Mozartian
in its beauty--so artfully made that we are carried along by the surprising flow of the narrative without being forced to recognize the craft and intellectual daring of the filmmaker.
She was upset that a Mozartian
sound wouldn't fill the space, and four musician s wouldn't give her a flexible enough sound to give the score a contemporary edge.
In the house there is an amazing collection of Mozart relics and documents, so many that only the most dedicated Mozartian
could find time to see them all.
I love conductors and performers who have a way of taking us into the experience of the piece, as if it's being composed right before our eyes--and who have the skill to create a Mozartian
world and then turn around and create a completely different set of colors and values for Brahms.
In Amadeus, because Salieri refuses to recognize the suppressed Mozartian
impulses within himself, the oppositions are never fused.