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    23 Of The Shadiest Insults From Classical Composers

    "What a good thing this isn't music."

    1. Tchaikovsky on Brahms.

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    2. Prokofiev on Stravinsky.

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    3. Berlioz on Handel.

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    4. Rossini on Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique.

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    5. Beethoven on Rossini.

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    6. Clara Schumann on Liszt.

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    7. Vaughan Williams on Mahler.

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    8. Bizet on Wagner.

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    9. Schoenberg on Strauss.

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    10. Fauré on Ravel's String Quartet in F Major.

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    11. Rossini on Wagner's Lohengrin.

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    12. Saint-Saëns on Debussy.

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    13. Virgil Thomson on Sibelius' Symphony No. 2.

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    14. Mendelssohn on Berlioz.

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    15. César Cui on Strauss' Sinfonia Domestica.

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    16. Tchaikovsky on Borodin.

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    17. Brahms on Liszt.

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    18. Schumann on Wagner.

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    19. Lalo on Brahms.

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    20. César Cui on Wagner.

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    21. Britten on Brahms.

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    22. Ravel on Saint-Saëns compositions during the war.

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    23. Rimsky-Korsakov on Balakirev, Borodin, Cui, and Mussorgsky.

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