Arnold Schoenberg

It is self-evident; there is no such thing as an inversion of a ninth chord; therefore there is no such thing as a performance of it; for one cannot perform something which does not exist.

in his own words, about why the Vienna Music Society rejected Verklärte Nacht (“Transfigured Night”) as he included an inverted ninth chord, with the ninth being played in the bass voice…which resulted in him being unable to find people who would perform it for several years