And so Matthews tells the story of two men: Kennedy, the Mozart that won people's hearts, and Nixon, the Salieri
who knew his craft but lived in the shadow of his nemesis.
Perhaps the most famous 'lesser' composer of the eighteenth century is Antonio Salieri
, known to millions who saw the absurd film, 'Amadeus', as the man who 'murdered' Mozart.
He lists a number of scores in the Fuxian manner, including five by Gregor Werner, Haydn's predecessor at Eisenstadt, as well as others by Albrechtsberger, Reutter, Salieri
In addition to his society verse and his satires, he wrote comic opera librettos to the music of Antonio Salieri
and Giovanni Paisiello.
Umlauf himself did not last very long in this position, however, for in April 1780 his renowned contemporary, Antonio Salieri
, returned to Vienna after two years' absence and soon replaced him.
Amadeus (1980), adapted successfully as a film in 1984, deals with Antonio Salieri
's struggle to reconcile his own aspirations to be great with Mozart's real greatness.
Milos Forman's new movie, Amadeus, based on Peter Shaffer's play about Mozart and his rival composer Salieri
, has taken flak for its lack of authenticity with respect to Mozart's life and career.
Today, we shall see the two most attacking sides in the Premier League scintillate in a way that Jose (right) can only dream of, in his Manchester hotel suite, ever the Salieri
to Pep's enviable Mozart.
029 20 232199 FILM Amadeus Aging composer Salieri
recalls the young Mozart gaining favour in the Austrian court and the part he played in the sabotage of his rival's career.
Arriving at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama for this engrossing performance by the Cardiff-based Cantemus Chamber Choir, I fancied I spied the ghost of Antonio Salieri
standing at the bus stop across the road, dressed in black with a wide-brimmed hat.
Weeks after a New York Philharmonic debut in Messiahs last Dec., he sang Enrico in Pacific Opera Victoria's Lucia di Lammermoorm Feb., the Count in Opera Lyra Ottawa's Downton Abbey-inflected Le nozze di Figaro in Mar., a concert performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's Mozart and Salieri
with the Vancouver Symphony in Apr., then made his role debut as Puccini's Scarpia with Opera de Quebec in May.