An Interview with Anne-Sophie Mutter: Just Charge Forward

Anne-Sophie Mutter loves “things that carry the smell of total disaster”. Image: AlphaUniversal The violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter loves things that she cannot. But Beethoven’s Triple Concerto can. Now she has taken it up again. In the interview she remembers the first time and a grumbling Herbert von Karajan. Forty years ago, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, then […]

Justin Heinrich Knecht: forefather of the Beethoven “pastoral”

Ein Bach, you quickly forget that, when you are no longer allowed to go out, it sounds very silvery. He leisurely prancing through a graceful landscape. Every now and then past beautiful shepherds and shepherds, who compete with the birds on their flute. Nature writing, which will soon be a great thing in contemporary literature, […]