Alan Dudley proposes:
>There is a test. If Robert, or anyone else, has heard the music of an
>unknown composer, has heard, and documented, his opinion of that composer's
>character and has later documented his success or failure, and has done
>this a sufficient number of times for the results to be statistically
>significant, then Robert, or whoever else does it, can claim to hear
>character in music.
Actually, if Robert's opinion is contradicted by biography, Robert can
always claim that the biographers are wrong or unperceptive. We're back
to Square 1 with this.
>I agree, as usual, with Mimi. Let's just listen to the music.
I agree with Mimi as well and as usual.