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  • Haydn And Beethoven
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    Among the influential composers of classical music, there have been few who have contributed so much in both talent, creativity, and style as Joseph Haydn and Ludwig Van Beethoven. Both extremely talented in the art of classical composition, Haydn and Beethoven placed their heart, soul and ingenuity in their music as is clearly illustrated in Haydn's The Creation and Beethoven's The Creatures of Prometheus. Both composers display sheer genius in their very effective ways of displaying complex th...
  • Haydn In Vienna B The Studies Beethoven
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    Education in general and in music Beethoven came from a musical family, and his early musical training was under his father's guidance. His father taught him piano and violin. His general education was not continued beyond the elementary school. He was practically illiterate in math. II. Self assertion As a youth of 19, in 1789, Beethoven took legal steps to have himself placed at the head of his family. He petitioned for half his father's salary to support his brothers. This act of self-asserti...
  • Part Of His Engagement
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    George Thomson b. 1757, d. 1851 Scottish folksong editor and publisher. For 59 years he worked for the Board of Trustees for the Encouragement of Art and Manufactures in Scotland. Joined the Edinburgh Musical Society, played the violin in the orchestra and sang in the choir. He developed an interest in Scottish folksong's set to classical arrangements and about 1791 he decided to publish a comprehensive collection for voice and piano trio, by the most renowned European composers. This cost a gre...
  • Haydn And Mozart's Time
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    The three prominent composers of the classical period were Franz Haydn, Wolfgang Mozart, and Ludwig van Beethoven. These three composers together are known as the masters of the Viennese School. All three of them studied and composed their music in a time of experimentation. They examined the different uses of the major-minor system and then capitalized on the possibilities. From this came the ideal form, the sonata. Franz Joseph Haydn was born in Austria in 1732. At the age of eight he became a...
  • Last Period Of Beethoven's Musical Career
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    Building on the genres, styles and conventions of the classical period, Beethoven's compositions were created to such a high standard of individualism, that it brought him unprecedented success compared to that of his contemporize; and with that success his music became models for later composers. In this assignment I intend to discuss some of the features of Beethoven's musical style, which contribute to what we all would identify as being 'Beethoven's music'. Beethoven wrote a prolific amount ...

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