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The life of Beethoven

by Anton Felix Schindler

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Published by Ditson in Boston .
Written in English

  • Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.

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    Statementby Anton Schindler ; edited by Ignace Moscheles ; to which are added Beethoven"s letters to friends, The life and characteristics of Beethoven by Heinrich Döring, and a list of Beethoven"s works.
    ContributionsMoscheles, Ignaz, 1794-1870., Döring, Heinrich.
    LC ClassificationsML410.B4 S3, ML410B4 S3333 1900
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 390 p. :
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14020170M

    A fresh look at Beethoven's life, career, and milieu highlighting his development as a composer. In this brilliant portrayal of the world's most famous composer, eminent Beethoven scholar Lewis Lockwood interweaves his subject's musical and biographical dimensions and places them in their historical and artistic contexts. Written for the lay reader, the book describes the special problems 4/5(3). 'The Life of Beethoven by David Wyn Jones in the Cambridge Musical Lives series is so clear to a non-specialist and so elegant as it weaves the public and private lives together, that I intend to get Antonia Fraser, The Sunday Times 'Here, at last, is a Beethoven who behaves like a real composer.

    Lewis Lockwood's "Beethoven: the Music and the Life" ()is an outstanding introduction to Beethoven, aimed at the nonspecialist rather than the scholar. Those readers who are new to Beethoven's music will find this book a guide to his major work. Readers familiar with Beethoven's music and life will find much to learn and enjoy as Size: KB.   From now on, we will all turn to Lockwood's Beethoven: The Music and the Life for insight and instruction." —Maynard Solomon "This is truly the Beethoven biography for the intelligent reader. Lewis Lockwood speaks in his preface of writing on Beethoven's works at 'a highly accessible descriptive level.' But he goes beyond : Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

      The life of Beethoven Item Preview remove-circle Beethoven, Ludwig van, Publisher Boston: Ditson Collection facultyofmusic; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Music - University of Toronto Language English. Includes bibliographical references 22 AddeddatePages:   Beethoven: the music and the life by Lewis Lockwood is the best biography in my opinion. It’s not focused on just one or two aspects of Beethoven, but it mentions and analyses everything important in his music and his life and it shows the links b.

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This book alternates between sections on Beethoven's life and its connection to his musical development, which are well-written and illuminating, and long descriptions of his major works: symphonies, piano sonatas, string quartets etc.

Reading these in a vacuum, without hearing the music, was not very useful to me, although these descriptions Cited by: The Beethoven Compendium.

A very good reference book Author: Barry COOPER Thames and Hudson ISBN: pages. The Beethoven Encyclopedia, his life and art from A to Z.

Life of Beethoven, by Anton Schindler, is a classic Beethoven biography that is among the most definitive biographies of the great German composer. Beethoven's life story is told here in three parts that describe his youth, early career and later career. Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December – 26 March ) was a German composer Cited by: 2.

Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany, on Decem He was the eldest of three children of Johann and Maria Magdalena van Beethoven. His father, a musician who liked to drink, taught him to play piano and violin.

Young Ludwig was often pulled out of bed in the middle of the night and ordered to perform for his father's. Book Excerpt ss stores of invention and originality, exciting in later years anew body of aspirants to enter the lists of inventive composition,--and with success.

We name Feska, Hummel, Onslow, Reicha, Ries, the two Rombergs, Spohr, C. Weber; and of a yet later date, Kuhlau, Tomaschek, and Worzischek: these have been joined in the last.

“Joy through suffering: this phrase (extracted from one of Beethoven's letters, where it actually referred to an uncomfortable coach journey) became the central motto of the Beethoven cult [.].” ― Nicholas Cook, Music: A Very Short Introduction.

The book description for the previously published Thayer's Life of Beethoven. (2 Vols.) is not yet available. -- "The New York Times"/5. Beethoven was an innovator of musical form. He widened the scope of the symphony, the sonata, the concerto, and the quartet and in so doing broke many patterns of Classical music.

In Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, for example, Beethoven rearranged the formal structure of the Classical symphony and incorporated a choral finale. The finale was a. This internationally bestselling biography of Ludwig van Beethoven, now translated into English for the first time, offers connoisseurs and newcomers alike an unparalleled story of the composer’s life and works.

With unprecedented access to the archives at the Beethoven House in Bonn, renowned Beethoven conductor and scholar Jan Caeyers expertly weaves together a deeply human.

OCLC Number: Notes: "Alexander Thayer's Life of Beethoven, revised by Elliot Forbes -- the text of which forms the basis for the present edition, edited by Ian Curteis -- was first published by Princeton University Press in two volumes in "--Title page verso.

Ludwig van Beethoven (/ ˈ l ʊ d v ɪ ɡ v æ n ˈ b eɪ t oʊ v ən / (); German: [ˈluːtvɪç fan ˈbeːtʰoːfn̩] (); baptised 17 December – 26 March ) was a German composer and pianist; his music is amongst the most performed of the classical repertoire, and he is one of the most admired composers in the history of Western music.

His works span the transition from the Born: Bonn. Ludwig van Beethoven (lŭd´wĬg văn bā´tōvən, Ger. lŏŏt´vĬkh fän bāt´hōfən), –, German is universally recognized as one of the greatest composers of the Western European music tradition.

Beethoven's work crowned the classical period and also effectively initiated the romantic era in. Beethoven’s Life Ludwig van Beethoven was a complex man consumed by a towering genius – all the more remarkable for the deafness with which he struggled. He lived a life driven by an unquenchable need to make music.

His legacy is music that still delights, challenges, and moves Size: KB. Ludwig Van Beethoven was one of the greatest composers the world has ever had. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, and achievements. siblings: Anna Maria Francisca van Beethoven, Franz Georg van Beethoven, Johann Peter Anton Leym, Kaspar Anton Karl van Beethoven, Ludwig Maria van Beethoven, Maria Margarita van.

Life of Beethoven Including his correspondence with his friends, numerous characteristic traits, and remarks on his musical works Language: English: LoC Class: ML: Music: Literature of music: Subject: Beethoven, Ludwig van, Subject: Composers -- Germany -- Biography Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date: Cited by: 2. NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form.

Beethoven, A Life paints a complex portrait of the musical genius who redefined the musical style of his day and went on to become one of the great pillars of Western art : Jan Caeyers. Each book thus presents an organic view of the composer, the music, and the circumstances in which the music was written.

Published titles The life of Bellini John Rosselli The life of Beethoven David Wyn Jones The life of Berlioz Peter Bloom The life of Debussy Roger Nichols The life of Mahler Peter Franklin The life of Mozart John Rosselli.

Violinist and conductor Anton Schindler (–) became Beethoven's unpaid private secretary for two periods in the s, notably caring for the composer in his last months. Schindler published his biography of Beethoven inand in this English translation appeared, with a preface Cited by: 1.

PAGE: INTRODUCTION by Schindler: 1: LIFE OF BEETHOVEN. FIRST PERIOD. [From his Birth to the Year Beethoven's Parentage—Contradiction of a Report on that subject—His musical Education—Tale of a Spider—Appointed Organist to the Chapel of the Elector of Cologne—Patronised by Count von Waldstein—Clever Trick played by him—His first Musical Productions—Haydn—Sterkel.

This book, Beethoven: The Music and the Life, was part of my daughter's Wish List and I ordered it for her birthday. Although it was used, the condition was remarkable.

Upon thorough examination, I could find no pencil marks or ink blotches, no dog eared pages, no smudges and no tears. The spine was solid and the cover was in good condition/5(31). Ludwig van Beethoven Music. Prince Maximillian Franz was also aware of Beethoven's music and so he sent Beethoven to Vienna, into meet Mozart and further his musical education.

Vienna was, after all, the capital city in terms of culture and music. Beethoven Bio – Dramatic Life Changes. On November 15 thKaspar Karl, Beethoven.

He nods toward Beethoven’s unhappy childhood, but emphasizes “the golden age of old Bonn’s intellectual and artistic life” and “the town’s endless talk of philosophy, science, music Author: Jeremy Denk.Ludwig van Beethoven (Composer) Born: Decem (baptized: Decem ) - Bonn, Germany Died: Ma - Bonn, Germany Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist.

A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers.