Beethoven Essay

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  • Beethoven Beethoven Homogeneity

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    Sonata in G Major, op.79 (1809) is a relatively easy with full of humor and romantic character. Sonata in E-flat Major, op. 81a (1809-10) is the only program sonata by Beethoven for the reason he gave titles to each movement. Summation, transcendence (1814-27) The final years, especially from 1812 to 1817, were difficult for Beethoven. He had the lawsuit over his nephew’s custody and suffered from deafness and Immortal Beloved. Especially the letter of Immortal Beloved and an attempt to starve himself

  • Beethoven Biography

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    Ludwig van Beethoven 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827 [pic] [pic] Ludwig van Beethoven is perhaps the most famous and influential of all the pianist composers of his time. He was considered instrumental in the transition of between the classical and romantic eras in Western Art Music. Beethoven was born on December 16th, 1770 in Bonn (now called Cologne, Germany) to parents of Belgian descent. His father, Johann, was a musician at the court of Bonn, and his mother,

  • Beethoven Accomplishments

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    Ludwig van Beethoven also referred to as, “The Master” was born on December 16, 1770 in the city of Bonn, which is today known as Germany (Chiego 12). Ludwig van Beethoven’s life was filled with many amazing accomplishments and failures. Out of many of Beethoven’s works that was created his fifth symphony is one of the most famous works of music ever written. “Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn; he was the son of Maria Magdalena and Johann van Beethoven, who was a musician. The Beethoven family

  • Beethoven Essay

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    Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven was, and remains today, an influential figure in the history of classical music. Perhaps no other composer in history wrote music of such inspiring power and expressiveness. His influence on the last 150 years of music is unequalled. Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany in 1770. His father, a music enthusiast, dreamed of molding his son into the next Mozart. Beethoven never showed the impressive characteristics of Mozart, but he was unusually talented, learning

  • Beethoven Essay

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    Introduction Like many people of this time period Beethoven was affected by the French Revolution, the enlightenment and romantic periods; in 1789 the French Revolution was raging and people were dying. The French general Napoleon defeated France’s enemies and inspired Beethoven with ideas of freedom and equality. It was because those inspirations that Beethoven was going to dedicated his Third Symphony, Erocia which means heroic to him, that was until Napoleon decided to declared himself emperor

  • Beethoven Essay

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    The rise of Ludwig van Beethoven into the rank of history’s greatest composers was paralleled by and in some ways a consequence of his own personal tragedy and despair. Beethoven’s family was of the Flemish origin. His mother, Maria Magdalena, died after a long illness when Beethoven was only 17. He was not the only child in this family though. He had 2 brothers and 1 sister, both to which were disorganized and unruly. His family was always in constant need of funds. Beethoven showed his extraordinary

  • Beethoven Essay

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    experience of suffering, pure and profound, enters as an integral part into Beethoven’s greatest work, that helps to give that work its unique place in the minds and hearts of men.';(Marek, 634) These words of compassion come from J. W. N. Sullivan during Ludwig van Beethoven’s funeral. They express the regret and sense of loss felt by people all over the world as they caught news of his end. Beethoven was and is a cornerstone for music of all kinds in that he combined new color

  • Essay on Beethoven

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    Beethoven He was born in the German town of Bonn on the 16th of December 1770. His grandfather Ludwig and his father Johann were both musicians. Johann was to act as little Ludwig's first music teacher, but Ludwig soon changed to the court organist C. G. Neefe. Passing eleven years of age, Ludwig deputized for Neefe, and at twelve had his first music published. He then stayed as Neefe's assistant until 1787, when at seventeen, he took off for Vienna. Even though Vienna was to be his home for

  • Essay on Beethoven

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    Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany, in 1770. He came from a family of musicians. His father and grandfather worked for the Electors of Cologne. The grandfather, Lodewyk van Beethoven came from Mechelen, Belgium and joined the court orchestra in Bonn as a bass player. He eventually became the conductor. His son Johann was a professional tenor at the court in Bonn and also played piano and violin. As Beethoven began to exhibited his outstanding musical talent at a young age, his father

  • Wondrous Things About Beethoven ' Beethoven

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    Wondrous things about Beethoven Beethoven’s best-known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 piano concertos, 1 violin concerto, 32 piano sonatas, 16 string quartets, his great Mass the Missa solemnis and an opera, Fidelio. Beethoven was a German composer. Beethoven is important because he sparked a new path within music. Why was Beethoven’s music so unique? This is because he was very studious about his music. He started at eight and continued learning from then forward. Without Beethoven, the music that