The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #87310   Message #3759360
Posted By: MGM·Lion
18-Dec-15 - 12:38 PM
Thread Name: Happy! – Dec 16 (Beethoven)
Subject: RE: Happy! – Dec 16 (Beethoven)
Never been much of one, myself, for chamber music or sonatas; but I think him incomparable orchestrally. Reminds me that I haven't listened to the 6th & 8th symphonies or the 4th piano concerto for much too long. Must remedy.

Of course he was bad-tempered: of all the afflictions that could affect a great composer!... I don't believe in Heaven, yet irrationally hope that his supposed last words have come true and that he can hear there.