Roger Lebow wrote:
>Robert Peters provided a quote by Joseph Martin Kraus:
>>I also met the profoundly honest Albrechtsberger. Tell my
>>dear friend Roman that Albrechtsberger is one of the greatest
>>counterpointists of our time - and besides that the most
>>honest fugue soul in Gods world.
>Of course this quotation must be measured against the more famous
>pronouncement from Albrechtsberger himself, who said regarding his young
>student L. v. Beethoven, "He has learned nothing and will never be able
>to do anything properly."
Oh, even greater composers than Albrechtsberger have erred when judging
their colleagues. Anyway, thinking about Beethovens famous mess at home
Albrechtsberger was right: Beethoven never did anything properly -
concerning his dishes....