Christopher Webber <[log in to unmask]>
>Its reward? Sniffy condescension all round from "critics" (I think I mean
>reviewers) who should know better. I actually met someone the other day
>who apologised - yes apologised! - for loving this most loveable and
>unsinkably marvellous of all the great symphonies.
I made no apologies that one of my favorite symphonies is Beethoven No. 5,
especially the 3rd and 4th movement. OK, in my case, Dvorak's Symphony No.
9 is not better loved than the Symphony No. 7 and 8. No shame here for
liking Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 as well.:)
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