Alfred Brendel is one of the greatest pianists of our time, but also one of the greatest musical thinkers of our age. His masterclasses are real events in which every student around the world wishes to participate. In these three lectures, Brendel takes us on a musical voyage of discovery that goes behind the notes and explores the mysteries of music. He holds his listeners enthralled with an array of musical examples that illustrates his explanations at the piano.
Presented to be specifically recorded audio-visually, these lectures where held in the rooms of Salzburg Festival. Thanks to their successful blend of music and theory, they are informative and entertaining not only for experts but also for all lovers of music with an interest in deepening their understanding of the subject.
Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Claudio Abbado
Light and Shade of Interpretation