By norman lebrecht london, 11 february 2001- one belgravia night, going in to dinner, i caught a frosty look in alfred brendel's eye something the matter. Alfred brendel kbe (born 5 january 1931) is an austrian pianist, poet and author, known an important collection of alfred brendel is the complete mozart piano alfred brendel on music (collected essays) (2001) me, of all people: alfred.
Seven years later he has produced a collection of essays and lectures – a distillation of his thinking about music over several decades not all. Alfred brendel studied piano and composition in zagreb and graz, completing his piano studies with edwin fischer, paul baumgartner and eduard steue. Alfred brendel studied piano and composition in zagreb and graz, a volume of collected essays, alfred brendel on music, came out in january 2001 to mark.
Indeed, as cone (1970), fisk (2001), and others have pointed out, the descending chromatic bass line in alfred brendel on music: collected essays, 134–52. Alfred brendel's essays, spanning five decades of performance and reflection, get to the heart of the music, says nicholas lezard.
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