About Charles Rosen:
Charles Welles Rosen is remembered for his career as a concert pianist, for his recordings, and for his many writings, notably the book The Classical Style.
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 t...Charles Rosen
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.Charles Rosen