Emily L. Ferguson wrote:
>You know, just because Beethoven went deaf doesn't mean all this later
>music has to be beaten out of the instruments.
I have a vague recollection of reading a review written about one of
Beethoven's works, a review written at the time of the first performance.
The writer said something like, "too bad Beethoven has such trouble
hearing...surely if he could hear he wouldn't have written anything so