Which Classical Composers Were Rock Stars of Their Time?

The Torch Podcast Episode 05

Which classical composers were the “rock stars” of their time? How did the piano revolutionize concert music? Where does the mythology about Beethoven and Mozart veer from fact?

An image of Professor Robert Greenberg at the Piano
Professor Robert Greenberg at the Piano

Join host Ed Leon as he visits one-on-one with the prolific Robert Greenberg, classical music educator and impresario of The Great Courses, in this special episode recorded before a studio audience.

In This Podcast Listen To:

  • Robert Greenberg’s wide-ranging discussion on the artistry of the great classical music composers
  • The early upbringing that led him into a life in music
  • Greenberg’s preview of his course, The 23 Greatest Solo Piano Works
  • A candid glimpse into his daily life as a music scholar and dad

 

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