Listen to the recording and answer the multiple-choice question by selecting the correct response. Only one response is correct.
Q. What is the main idea that the author is trying to convey?
(1) Beethoven’s hearing disability drew him away from the stages.
(2) Even though Beethoven was going deaf, he really enjoyed having normal conversations with his visitors.
(3) Beethoven’s great talent made him feel he was too good for other people to enjoy his company.
(4) The composer was very poor when he began to lose his hearing faculties.