Anton Kukulka
Anton Kukulka voted up Didge Doo's answer

The answer to your question is found in the tale of two pilgrims who stood over Beethoven's grave, heads bowed in rapt devotion. After some time the first pilgrim turned to the other and said, "Can you hear music?"

"Yes. It's Beethoven's Fifth."

"But it's being played backwards."

"Of course," said his friend. "He's de-composing." … Read more