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Beethoven, the man

Andre de Hevesy

Beethoven, the man

by Andre de Hevesy

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Published by Brentano in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van, -- 1770-1827

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical note: p. 203-204.

    Statementby André de Hevesy ; translated by F. S. Flint.
    ContributionsFlint, F. S. 1885- tr.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16330269M

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This book claims to be about Beethoven the man, not about the music of Beethoven. In this, Suchet delivers. Naturally, Beethoven's life is significant because of his music, but Suchet doesn't spend time delving into the details of his music except as the events of his life have an impact on it.4/5(91).

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Beethoven The Man Revealed by John Suchet provided a diversity of Beethoven’s life. Through this book, Ludwig van Beethoven appears as a living being, facing sorrow and hardship just as any other person.4/5(3).

If I get the same amount of pleasure out of playing it as you get by looking at Titian's 'Entombment of Christ' in the Louvre, by listening to Beethoven's 'Eroica' or by reading Eliot's 'Ash Wednesday', how are you going to prove that your pleasure is better and more refined than mine.

Only, I should say, by manifesting that this gift you have. Beethoven scholar and classical radio host John Suchet has had a lifelong, ardent interest in the man and his music. Here, in his first full-length biography, Suchet illuminates the composer’s difficult childhood, his struggle to maintain friendships and romances, his ungovernable temper, his obsessive efforts the man book control his nephew’s life, and the excruciating decline of his hearing.

Jun 16,  · A book review of Beethoven: The Man Revealed by John Suchet. “ if you’re interested in understanding Beethoven’s music in depth, you’ll have to look elsewhere. Beethoven, warts and all, is what this book is all about.”Author: John Suchet. A comprehensive, moving biography of arguably the world’s greatest and most well-known composer, Ludwig van Beethoven (–).

For the many readers lacking the proper background in musical theory, British broadcaster and Beethoven authority Suchet’s explanations of Beethoven’s music sing to us almost as if we could hear justeetredehors.com: John Suchet.

Beethoven was the grandson of Ludwig van Beethoven (–), a musician from the town of Mechelen in the Austrian Duchy of Brabant (in what is now the Flemish region of Belgium) who had moved to Bonn at the age of Ludwig was employed as a bass singer at the court of Clemens August, Archbishop-Elector of Cologne, eventually rising to become, inKapellmeister (music director) Born: Bonn.

Book:Ludwig van Beethoven. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This page is currently inactive This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.

Ludwig van Beethoven (lŭd´wĬg văn bā´tōvən, Ger. lŏŏt´vĬkh fän bāt´hōfən), –, German justeetredehors.com is universally recognized as one of the greatest composers of the Western European music tradition.

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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. This book is a biography of Beethoven the man and musician, not the myth.

To that end I have relegated all later commentary to the endnotes. I want the book to stay on the ground, in his time, looking at him as directly as possible as he walks, talks, writes, rages, composes. We will see that Beethoven was in some ways a hard man.

This book is a biography of Beethoven the man and musician, not the myth, and throughout, Swafford - himself a composer - offers insightful readings of Beethoven's key works. More than a decade in the making, this will be the standard Beethoven biography for years to come.5/5(2).

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In this special edition to mark the th anniversary of Beethoven's birth - with a new section featuring his most celebrated pieces - John Suchet shows us the man behind the music. Nov 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer, the predominant musical figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras. Neefe was nonetheless a man of high ideals and wide culture, a man. Feb 22,  · Beethoven, like all of Europe, watched with a mixture of awe and terror; he admired, abhorred and, to an extent, identified with Napoleon, a man of Died: Mar 26, Aug 05,  · This book is a biography of Beethoven the man and musician, not the myth.

To that end I have relegated all later commentary to the endnotes. I want the book to stay on the ground, in his time, looking at him as directly as possible as he walks, talks, writes, rages, composes.

We will see that Beethoven was in some ways a hard man/5.This major new study of Beethoven and his music is written as a single, continuous narrative, using a strictly chronological approach that enables each work to be seen against the musical and biographical background from which it emerged.

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