Beethoven

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Beethoven’s Immortal Beloved
Beethoven’s love life is a mystery. He wrote a series of passionate letters — a total of 10 pages written in pencil — to a woman, his “Immortal Beloved.” These heartbreaking letters were found after Beethoven’s death. To this day
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Mysteries of the Late Beethoven
Watch Piano Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, Op. 110Stephen Kovacevich Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111Michelangeli Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) was a revolutionary man who lived and worked in revolutionary and tumultuous times. Much of
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Neefe – Twelve Sonatas (1773) / Beethoven : Nine Variations for Keyboard on a March by Dressler
Keyboard Sonatas (1773): Sonata No. 3 in G major II. Andante con tenerezza Susan Kagan, piano From Neefe – Twelve Sonatas (1773) / Beethoven : Nine Variations for Keyboard on a March by Dressler (2012) Released by Naxos / Grand
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Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis – A Most Unfamiliar Masterpiece
Mass in D major, Op. 123, “Missa Solemnis” (Philharmonic Symphony, Walter) (1948) ‘Is this the greatest piece ever written?’ Such was the question fired at me by Sir Roger Norrington during our correspondence in preparation for the recent performance of
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Beethoven’s Shadow!
Richard Wagner
At the tender age of 13 and accompanied by his mother, young Richard made his first journey to the city of Prague. They visited his two sisters who were employed as singers at the National Opera. The vibrant cultural and
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Beethoven Sonata Op. 69 no, 3 in A major for Cello and Piano
Allegro ma non tanto Janet Horvath, cello Arthur Rowe, Piano (Professor of piano, Associate Dean of Fine Arts at the University of British Columbia, Canada) Beethoven Sonata Op. 69 no, 3 in A major for Cello and Piano – Allegro
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Beethoven : Piano Concerto no. 5 “Emperor”
Beethoven : Piano Concerto no. 5 “Emperor” Ian Pong, piano Richard Dickins, Director of Music Imperial College Symphony Orchestra Recorded on Friday 4th of March 2005 at the Great Hall, Imperial College London Beethoven : Piano Concerto no. 5 “Emperor”
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Beethoven For All – Music of Power, Passion and Beauty
Beethoven: Piano Concerto no.1 – Rondo West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (Symphonies) Staatskapelle Berlin (Concertos) Daniel Barenboim, conductor & piano From Beethoven For All – Music of Power, Passion and Beauty (2012) Released by Decca Beethoven: Piano Concerto no.1 – Rondo “Beethoven’s
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