Beethoven’s Case Against Modern Feminism…

Nicolas Poussin, Coriolanus c. 1640-1655

... Yesterday was the anniversary of Beethoven's baptism so I've been listening to a few of my favorite compositions from his collected works. Did you know the Coriolan Overture makes a good case against modern feminism? Briefly, the Coriolan Overture was written by Beethoven for Heinrichs Joseph Von Collin's tragedy about the ancient 5th Century Roman general, Gaius Marcius Coriolanus. Beethoven's Overture recounts the exact moment when Gaius is met with his mother pleading at his feet … [Read more...]