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Biography of Ludwig van Beethoven, discussing his life, music, and career
Print Book, English, ©1998
2nd, rev. ed View all formats and editions
Schirmer Books ; Prentice Hall International, New York, London, ©1998
xxii, 554 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
9780028647173, 9780965877152, 9780825672682, 0028647173, 0965877159, 0825672686
Bonn. Family background
The second decade
Last years in Bonn : enlightenment
The music
Vienna : early years. A pianist and his patrons
Portrait of a young composer
Vienna : city of dreams
The music
The heroic period. Crisis and creativity
The heroic decade (1)
Bonaparte : the crisis of belief
The heroic decade (2)
The immortal beloved
The music
The final phase. The dissolution of the heroic style
Beethoven and his nephew
Portrait of an aging composer
The return to Bonn
The music