Always the right note

Or, "it's the form, stupid."
It's the form. In Beethoven's case the form is all, because, it's a case of what note succeeds every other note. And in Beethoven's case, it's always the right note.Leonard Bernstein Discussing Beethoven's 6th and 7th Symphony
On this video Bernstein makes other statements about Beethoven that can be misunderstood as negative; please make sure you understand the context; the response video Defending Beethoven might help, and its also very instructive and fun on its own.

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