Monday, January 28, 2008

"The melody was above all very stable, neither joyful or melancholy; instead, it seemed to be the essence of knowledge itself, the gold of truth, constant behind our stormy extremes as the sun is behind the clouds." - James Wood on Beethoven 109, from The Book Against God, 2003

I think, unintentionally, this expresses exactly why I usually find classical music so boring.

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