When you put it like that I almost want to dislike classical music.
Its not about canned emotion, that’s a very reductive view of things. This is the kind of viewpoint that makes people dislike the work of composers like Webern because it doesn’t tick certain boxes for them.
These snapshots give us just a glimpse of what life was like for these towering figures of classical music. Take a look at some of the quirky, idiosyncratic doings of Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, and other geniuses of note here.