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The treasures of Beethoven

Author: John Suchet
Publisher: London : Andre Deutsch, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This authoritative and innovative book tells the story of Beethoven's life and works, highlighting some of the most important events by the inclusion of facsimile memorabilia, much of it only available for viewing in museums around Europe.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Suchet
ISBN: 9780233003542 0233003541
OCLC Number: 856572652
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published: 2008.
Accompanied by ten facsimiles of documents in pockets attached to pages 19, 33 and 45.
In slip case.
Formerly CIP.
Description: 63 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour), facsimiles ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction; The Age of REvolution; A Childhood in Bonn; an Encounter with the Maestro; Vienna, City of Music; A Musician & His Patrons; Deafness; The Eroica Symphony; Passion & Pathos; La Musique du Diable; Beethoven's Women; Moonlight Sonata; Fate Knocking at the Door; A Concdert for All time; My Poor Shi[wrecked Opera; Europe at War; The Emperor PianoConcerto; Immortal Beloved; Family Strife; The Hammerklavier Sonata; The Last Three Piano Sonatas; Missa Solemnis; The Choral Symphony; A Nephew's Revenge; The Crowning Achievement; The Final Illness; Deification; The Legacy; In Beethoven's Footsteps; Index; Credits.
Responsibility: John Suchet.
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Beethoven is one of the world's most popular composers. This book offers an assessment of Beethoven's life and work. Augmented by the inclusion of 10 removable facsimile documents, it shows how  Read more...

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