Daniel K. L. Chua is Mr. and Mrs. Hung Hing-Ying Professor in the Arts and Chair Professor of Music at the University of Hong Kong. He is the author of Beethoven & Freedom, Absolute Music and the Construction of Meaning, and The Galitzin Quartets of Beethoven. Alexander Rehding is Fanny Peabody Professor of Music at Harvard University. He is the author of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Music and Monumentality, and Hugo Riemann and the Birth of Modern Musical Thought.