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Bernard Chasan wrote:
>>..., I can tell Mr. Peters that he can no more hear vanity in
>>the music than he can paint the air.
Robert Peters replies:
>Bernard, what about discussing without becoming insulting? I actually
>hear vanity in Liszts music as I hear sadness in Beethoven`s Moonlight
>Sonata, jollity in some of Rossinis aria, hatred in Mozarts La vendetta-aria
>and Verdis Iago-arias, grace in Botticelli`s String Quintet and so on.
>(And by the way,
And Robert indeed deserves an apology, which I now offer. This whole
Strauss- Liszt business generated way more heat than light. We all have
our individual tastes, but I would echo Steve's point that we should
judge composers when they are at their best. For me Liszt's best is the
late piano music and the Schubert settings.
>I am a poor painter but I reommend Turner as someone who actually could
As an amateur painter and an enthusiast for Turner I accept his interesting
interpretation of painting air.
I have now have said all that I intend to say about the infamous Musical