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A love of classical music is only partially a natural response to hearing the works performed, it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully, to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated by the cultural and social prestige of the art.

A love of classical music is only partially a natural response to hearing the works performed, it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully, to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated by the cultural and social prestige of the art.

The belief may be too often mistaken, but the illusion of coming into direct contact with the past is intoxicating and persuasive, and can result in an interpretation that carries conviction. Sometimes confidence is all that's needed. ---->>>

When recordings replaced concerts as the dominant mode of hearing music, our conception of the nature of performance and of music itself was altered. ---->>>

Even Stravinsky does not evoke the same public affection as Verdi. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-05, 1927
Birthplace:
Die: 2012-12-09
Occupation: Musician
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Charles Welles Rosen (May 5, 1927 – December 9, 2012) was an American pianist and writer on music. He is remembered for his career as a concert pianist, for his recordings, and for his many writings, notably the book The Classical Style.(wikipedia)