Peter Goldstein ([log in to unmask]) wrote:
>On Dvorak, I've always thought that of all major composers he had the most
>trouble with his endings, drawing them out too much or getting the tone
>wrong. The ending of the 9th, for example, has always seemed curiously
>undignified to me. ...
Hmmm. I'm not with you on the 9th, which I think ends superbly and
>Vote for most overstated ending: Beethoven's 5th.
Unfortunately I can't lay my hands on my copy of Robert Simpson's BBC
monograph on the symphonies, but he defintely doesn't agree.
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