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Beethoven

Author: Barry Cooper
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Master musicians series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Preface. 1. Young Genius (1770-83). 2. Adolescence (1784-9). 3. Farewell to Bonn (1790-2). 4. The Conquest of Vienna (1792-5). 5. Wider Horizons (1796-8). 6. First Quartets and First Symphony (1799-1800). 7. Hope and Despair (1801-2). 8. After Heiligenstadt (1802-3). 9. L'amour conjugal (1804-6). 10. A Cluster of Masterpieces (1806-8). 11. Financial Security? (1809-10). 12. Immortal Beloved (1811-12). 13. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Cooper, Barry (Barry A.R.).
Beethoven.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, 2008, ©2000
(OCoLC)166314843
Named Person: Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Cooper
ISBN: 9780191567162 0191567167 0195313313 9780195313314
OCLC Number: 646787844
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 438 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Illustrations; Abbreviations; 1 Young Genius (1770-83); 2 Adolescence (1784-9); 3 Farewell to Bonn (1790-2); 4 The Conquest of Vienna (1792-5); 5 Wider Horizons (1796-8); 6 First Quartets and First Symphony (1799-1800); 7 Hope and Despair (1801-2); 8 After Heiligenstadt (1802-3); 9 L'amour conjugal (1804-6); 10 A Cluster of Masterpieces (1806-8); 11 Financial Security? (1809-10); 12 Immortal Beloved (1811-12); 13 The Political Phase (1813-15); 14 Declining Productivity (1815-17); 15 Gigantism (1818-20); 16 Completion of the Mass (1820-2); 17 Completion of the Ninth (1822-4).
Series Title: Master musicians series.
Responsibility: Barry Cooper.

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Cooper's biography illuminates the reality of Beethoven's life, a refreshing departure from the usual star struck admiration of the composer. Accessible to, and essential for, the Beethoven scholar  Read more...

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