I know...from the beauty, complexity, and genius of Bach and Beethoven to-”spitting” words. Even rock had its “progressive” rock branch which required some virtuosity. Everything, including culture, has been dumbed down to the lowest common denominator.
The second: very sophisticated, lots of intricate subtle nuances. No one in class finished working on it.
First piece by Mozart, second by one of the Beatles. They were the same age when they wrote the pieces. Most consider Mozart a genius:The Beatles pop culture.