10 June 2011 0 Comments

Guest posts on writing about music

I wrote guest posts for two top UK classical music blogs this week. In different ways they both examine how I went about writing…about music. Though it mightn’t be obvious, one of the most challenging aspects of writing MOZART’S LAST ARIA, my new historical thriller about the great composer’s death, was to give an account of the performance of his music from the point of view of the musicians. Here’s how I addressed the question in posts on the blog of Robert Hugill, one of the UK’s most iconoclastic composers, and Paul Austin Kelly’s excellent Lewes Classical.

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