Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Beethoven: The Newly Born Narcissist

"The composer was certainly a genius, but he diverted music from elegant universality into tortured self-obsession ." So says Dylan Evans, senior lecturer in intelligent autonomous systems at the University of the West of England. Oh, sure we can't all be Beethoven fans, but it does seem Evans' own piece is just a wee bit stuck in the Stade du Miroir.


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Die hard Beethoven fans need this.

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