Dinner With The Dead: Missy Mazzoli Meets Mozart
This week we're asking: Which composer would you bring back from the dead for dinner? Tell us your pick in the comments section. Below, composer Missy Mazzoli makes a rendezvous with Mozart.
I'm going to have to betray Beethoven -- my true love -- and admit that I'd much rather have dinner with Mozart. He was a great dancer, a fantastic dresser, and had, by all accounts, a raucous (and amusingly dirty) sense of humor.
I'm becoming obsessed with Bach for the third or fourth time in my life, and would love to talk to a 29-year-old Mozart as he also was discovering Bach, poring over original manuscripts and re-thinking the role of counterpoint in his work.
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