Karl Miller wrote:
>Alastair Scott wrote:
>>Of course, not all the works are masterpieces, and Beethoven wrote quite
>>a few clunkers - but this is a remarkable idea!
>I would be curious to know what works are amongst those clunkers. I am
>not disagreeing with the perspective that Beethoven might have written
>his share of clunkers, just wondered what works people might think would
>fall into that group.
The two early cantatas: for the death of Joseph II and for the enthronment
of Leopold II. But he was still young then.
Wellington's Victory. Dreadful propaganda stuff, if I ever heard one.
I don't count dances among "clunkers", since they fulfilled their role