Posted at 1:35 PM on February 14, 2006
by John Birge
Filed under: The blog
Albert Einstein said that while Beethoven created his music, Mozart's "was so pure that it seemed to have been ever-present in the universe, waiting to be discovered by the master." That's what is so remarkable; it exists on the human scale and the infinite scale at the same time! And it reveals the infinite in humanity. It's all there. Question for my friend Don Lee: what's missing in Mozart that you find in Bach?