Alastair Scott replies to Karl Miller replying to Alastair Scott:
>>> 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.
>Certainly the Scottish and Irish songs (from memory, opus 108); the whole
>approach is completely inappropriate for the material it is based on!
I totally disagree, but who cares? I find them quite charming, with
beautiful accompaniments from the piano trio, but, again, who cares?