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  • Beethoven's Piano Sonata No 14
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    Sci the March 8, 2000 Music Critique Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 14 On December 16th, 1770, Ludwig Van Beethoven was born in Bonn. His father a court musician and tenor as well as a forceful alcoholic. Ludwig's father forced him into becoming a child prodigy, and at 14, he became a paid member of the Bonn court orchestra. He played the viola and the harpsichord. In 1792, he was given a grant from the electoral prince of Bonn to travel to Vienna. In Vienna Haydn, Salieri, and Forster instructed ...
  • Last Part Of Beethovens Life
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    Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer considered being one of the greatest of all times. He was born in Bonn, Germany. His father was one who liked to drink and would discipline Beethoven in a strict manner. At the age of 18 his mother died and, since his father was not a responsible man Beethoven had to grow up quickly and become the head of the house. He had to take care of his two younger brothers who then when they had grown up moved to Vienna, Austria. In Bonn, a German composer taught...
  • Final Symphony Beethoven
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    Beethoven Ludwig Von Beethoven was born December 17, 1770. by the time he was 12 he has already composed a published work of music. His public debut was in 1795 which was the same time his first important publications appeared, three piano trios op. l and three piano sonatas op. 2. It was claimed that as a pianist, he had fire, brilliance and fantasy as well as depth of feeling. At this point in Beethoven's life nothing could go wrong, he was on top of the world. In 1802 Beethoven had encountere...
  • First Time Beethoven
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    BEETHOVEN Ludwig van Beethoven was born 1770 in Bonn Germany. His mother was a singer in the service; his father was a court musician that had little motivation and a drinking problem. His father noticed that Beethoven had a gift at a young age, and began teaching him piano and violin. But Beethoven was a hard learner, he was self-involved and impatient. This probably led to why he was a loner and why he only went to academic school for three years. Beethoven's father wasn t the only one who saw...
  • Op 131 And Quartet In F Major
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    Ludwig Van Beethoven has been an artist who has always been studied by many people throughout time. Not only have his works been analyzed, but his life has as well. Generally, his lifetime is divided into three style periods in which he composed music. I will be concentrating on the third style period (a complete listing of the works he composed during this time is attached), which is generally thought of as lasting from 1815 until his death in 1827 (Grout 536, Cooper 447). Before one looks at t...
  • Best Composer Of His Time
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    He 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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