Jay Greenberg, Mozart-like Prodigy - Impressions and Expressions of Ijon
Jay Greenberg, Mozart-like Prodigy|
Current Mood: happy
Current Music: Mozart -- Piano Concerto #20 [Alfred Brendel]
He was on the news a few weeks ago,the thing that makes his teachers worried is that he never goes back to make changes or improvements because he writes these pieces as he hears them in his head and see no reason to change them :).
He's an amazing phenomena but I wonder if he has anything new to contribute to the music world.
|Date:||December 23rd, 2004 12:17 am (UTC)|| |
but I wonder if he has anything new to contribute to the music world.
Uh, new music? Inspired conducting?
i heard an interview with his mother (israeli, of course) on gl"z two weeks ago. she says to them he is quite normal, but to the world - a genius.
his music is somewhat trite, but when you remind yourself of the fact he is only 12, you cannot help but be amazed.
|Date:||December 23rd, 2004 12:33 am (UTC)|| |
, if anyone is interested. (Clicking will take you to a regular web page; click on the music link for yourself; RealPlayer.)
|Date:||December 23rd, 2004 12:37 pm (UTC)|| |
Reading these kinds of articles, one must always have to remind oneself to at least try seperate the music from the musician. If he's a good composer, it shouldn't really matter how old he is.
It's like the Israeli Wagner saga.
Am I the only one that thinks he'll probably shoot himself in the head when he's 19? :-\
I mean, the kid has an orchestra inside his head.
Not that I wish him early death or anything, the world could use minds like his.