Well, that was scarcely a contest.
Which is not to say Rimsky-Korsakov should feel bad; at least he wasn’t a one-vote wonder. But PIOTR! ILYICH! Tchaikovsky took that round pretty handily. He may now dance himself back to the locker room and await his next opponent.
Now, please welcome some of the twentieth century’s finest, because in this corner, his scathing review was too much for Shostakovich! It’s
And in this corner, he invented the game, and Berg never stood a chance! It’s
Well, what’ll it be? Ethnomusicology FTW again? Or will Schoenberg be transfigured once more?