Quote Originally Posted by Jacck View Post
Was the claim about his music being cinematic meant as some kind of insult against Sibelius? What is so bad about it? Sibelius, Bruckner, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, Braga Santos, Atterberg, Korngold - the music of all these has some similarities to film music, or it might be more accurate to say that film music was inspired by these composers. It was probably meant as an insult but I guess history has shown who was right and who was wrong.
Correct. That applies also to people who think for example that Mozart is "overrated".