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 Contributions

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    Beethoven “Music is the mediator between the spiritual and sensual life” a famous quote by the musical composer Beethoven. Beethoven is not only known for his meaningful quotes but more so for his captivating music that he composed. Ludwig van Beethoven more famously known as just Beethoven was a musical composer. He was born on December 16th, 1770 in Bonn, Germany and was the eldest of three male siblings. His mother is Maria Magdalena Keverich and his father is Johann van Beethoven, John van

  • 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

  • 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

  • Beethoven, Ludwig Van Beethoven ( 1770-1827 )

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    Beethoven Biography Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827). He is known for some of the most influential pieces of music ever written, Ludwig van Beethoven created a bridge between the 18th-century classical period and the new beginnings of Romanticism. His greatest breakthroughs in composition came in his instrumental work, including his symphonies. Beethoven had a very hard childhood. He was 1 of 7 children, many of which never lived to adulthood. His family was very poor. His father was an alcoholic

  • 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

  • The Talent Of Beethoven By Ludwig Van Beethoven

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    Many of my family members along with some family friends suffer from an extreme lack of hearing just like one of the greatest composers of all time, Ludwig van Beethoven. However, my family members and family friends are not musicians. The talent of Beethoven is very inspiring for not only the deaf, but for other people as well. He created most of his music while suffering from hearing loss which seems to be quite impossible, but somehow he managed to do it. Though his music is without a doubt unbelievably

  • 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