Another subject open to debate: which concertos are truly "great" and what makes them so? Zukerman has said that the most perfect concerto is the Mendelssohn, and the other concertos he considers great are Beethoven, Brahms, Sibelius, and Berg.
Why is it that, for example, the Tchaikovsky is a beautiful, touching piece, but not as "great"?
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