Posts in Beethoven

Public values

Nick Hornby February 25, 2008 at 3:38 pm Music

For a moment Martin Kettle’s impassioned article in the Guardian almost persuaded me to listen to a Beethoven piano sonata….until he began with the bullying, as cultural absolutists are wont to do. He tells us that some opinions are “wrong”, that “some things are just better than others, full stop”, that the best music is […]