And speaking of the BBC's distribution of some of Beethoven's music, I come across a post that seems to cut to the quick. It's entitled tellingly: "Labels bitching about BBC distributing Beethoven's symphonies"
Agreed: "Record companies need to think a little bit out of the box these days instead of putting forth doom and gloom." Read more here
And what about those who downloaded the BBC's free Beethoven symphonies? You can read what one of them has to say here