Salon97 Digest, 30 October 2011

Bernard Herrmann: The Composer as Co-Author by Justin Stewart, The L Magazine We know and love him for his scores to many a Hitchcock film, but Bernard Herrmann was so much more than a composer. Opera’s Unsung Pit Heros by Colin Eatock, The Globe and Mail Wherein we get an inside peak at what it’s like to be a pit musician. Demystifying #OccupyWallStreet’s Arts and Culture Meetings by Liza Eliano, Hyperallergic Yes, there are arts

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Michael Jackson of the 18th Century

You have likely never considered the similarities between Michael Jackson and Mozart. And given that they were born centuries apart and therefore have completely different musical styles, why *would* you have considered these two virtuosi to be similar? Despite the many years between them, the resemblance between Mozart and Michael Jackson is uncanny. Both were incredibly prolific, died far too young, and are discussed worldwide every day.   Why is Mozart the Michael Jackson of

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