Life of Beethoven. by Alexander Wheelock Thayer

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .

Written in English

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827

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ContributionsForbes, Elliot, ed., Deiters, Hermann, 1833-1907, ed., Riemann, Hugo, 1849-1919, ed., Krehbiel, Henry Edward, 1854-1923, ed.
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LC ClassificationsML410.B4 T33 1964
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Pagination2 v. (1136 p.)
Number of Pages1136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5884292M
LC Control Number63016239

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They were published in He also completed his Septet (Op. 20) inwhich was one of his most popular works during his : Bonn. From tohe tutored Ferdinand Ries, who went on to become a composer and later wrote Beethoven remembered, a book about their encounters.

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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Although some portions of Thayer's original text have been deleted because recent Beethoven research has proved them inaccurate, "the majority of the text used consists of the coordinated treatment of Thayer's notes and manuscript by these three editors [H.

Deiters, H. Riemann, and H. Krehbiel]" with. "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.

Description. 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. 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.

The book divides Beethoven's life into four sections: The Early years - to The First Maturity - to The Second Maturity - - The Final Maturity - to Cited by: 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.

The description for this book, Thayer's Life of Beethoven, Part I, will be forthcoming. Series: Thayer's Life of Beethoven (Book 1) Paperback: pages Publisher: Princeton University Press; Revised ed.

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For the last few months of his life, Beethoven was confined to his bed with illness. Amongst his last view visitors was the younger composer Franz Schubert, who had been deeply inspired by Beethoven. Beethoven, in return, expressed great admiration for the works of Schubert and said of him “Schubert has my soul.”.

Huxtable, R. [8] documents that Ludwig van Beethoven was born into a musical family in Bonn, Germany, in December The author says that Beethoven had exceptionally keen hearing in early life.

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