Mozart and Beethoven: the Baton Passes
4 pages (1000 words)
To hear their names in conversation, you'd think that no other composers exist at all in modern public life. People say flippantly: “Ooh I like Mozart's music”, only to never really delve into the joy, gaity, passion, and musical genius. With Ludwig von Beethoven, its likely even worse depending on who you talk to as most people are only vaguely familiar with a limited catalogue of works ranging from the open sequence of the Fifth sympthony, the theme of Für Elise, and the Chorale sequences of the Ninth Symphony.