Robert Peters ([log in to unmask]) wrote:
Deryk Barker wrote:
>>Robert Peters ([log in to unmask]) wrote:
>>>Mike Leghorn asks:
Oh, and how can music be vain or self-centered?
>>>Listen to Liszt and youll know it.
>>That does it. You will have to justify this vile slander.
>I simply dont like Liszts music.
Fair enough, although there is a great deal of it in many differing
styles, so I haven't given up on you...
>To me it is utterly vain and self-centered.
I don't understand how music can be vain and self-centred.
>For you it is different which is fine with me. Taste is free, isnt it?
>Nikolaus Harnancourt once said that he doesnt conduct Mahler because
>"his music is only occupied with himself". In other words: vain and
>self-centered. Now would you command Mr Harnancourt that he has to
>justify this "vile slander"?
If I met him, yes.
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