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Beethoven's Third Symphony
1,243 wordsLudwig van Beethoven Beethoven's importance lies not only in his work, but also in his life (Tames, 4). Included in my report is proof that Beethoven was one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. In this proof is a brief description of his life. This will help you understand how he felt when he wrote his music. Also, there will be a description of all his symphonies. On December 16 or 17, 1770, (date uncertain) at 515 (now 20) Bonngasse Bonn, Germany Beethoven, like Mozart, was born int...
Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
718 wordsI attended Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on October 14, at the Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Miguel Harth-Bed oya and Southwestern Seminary Oratorio Chorus, directed by C. David Keith, performed it. Ludwig Van Beethoven composed the work. He composed it between 1811-1824. Beethoven composed the work in D minor, Op. 125 ("Choral"). His Ninth Symphony was his last symphony to compose. It was preceded by eight other symphonies. I was attracted to ...
Beethoven's Sketchbooks Show
2,000 wordsBeethoven Events of the day matter less in a study of Beethoven (1770-1827) than they do in most other composers. However, certain factors need to be taken into consideration when one is looking at his composition method. He never moved from Vienna and only ever left the city for any lengthy period either to take a summer holiday - which was only a holiday in the sense that he could devote himself to composition more entirely without interruption - or to visit Baden and elsewhere for the sake of...
789 wordsLudwig Van Beethoven Born to a drunkard father and an unhappy mother, the young Beethoven was subjected to a brutal training in music at the hands of his father, who hoped that the boy would prove to be another prodigy like Mozart. Failing in this, the young Beethoven nevertheless embraced music and studied for a short time in 1792 with Franz Joseph Haydn in Vienna. Hailed as a genius and a master of improvisation at the piano, Beethoven soon made a name for himself, and by 1794 was known throug...
Beethoven's Work Into Three General Periods
2,534 wordsLudwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany, and was baptized on Dec. 17, 1770. There is no record of his actual birth date. He came from a family of musicians. His father and grandfather worked for the Elector of Cologne. Beethoven's grandfather, Lode wyk van Beethoven came from Belgium and joined the court orchestra in Bonn as a bass player and eventually became its conductor. Beethoven's father Johann was a professional tenor at the court in Bonn and also played piano and violin. Johann wa...
Evident In Beethoven's Early Chamber Music
993 wordsI sit here listening to Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, and wonder who this man was. I went to Ask. com, and asked whom he was, and they had a brief overview of the man. Beethoven, Ludwig van The composer of 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, and did much to enlarge the possibilities of music and widen the horizons of later generations of composers. (unknown ...
Works Of Beethoven In His Last Period
1,186 wordsWe have witnessed and had the chance to hear many pieces from both classical and modern composers. Numerous composers have tried to match the style of one of the most prominent composers of the nineteenth century, but few have come close. We are speaking of the ever-famous Ludwig van Beethoven. Beethoven is one of the most famous composers of all times and always will be considered to be among the best. The rise of Beethoven into the ranks of history's greatest composers was paralleled and in so...
Best Composer Of His Time
338 wordsHe was famous for being an excellent pianist, and he composed much excellent piano music as well as played it. He composed his first three piano concertos, and his first two symphonies between the years of 1799 and 1801. In 1802 Beethoven became aware that his hearing impairment was worsening and was permanent. This upset him very much, and he became rather disheartened. However this led to a period of re-focus for Beethoven, and he went through a good creative writing stage in which his music f...
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