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Author Beethoven, Ludwig Van
Title Beethoven, As Revealed in His Own Words : The Man and the Artist
Imprint Auckland : Floating Press, The, 2009
©2008
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Descript 1 online resource (152 pages)
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Note Intro -- Title -- Contents -- Brief Biographical Sketch -- Preface -- Concerning Art -- Love of Nature -- Concerning Texts -- On Composing -- On Performing Music -- On His Own Works -- On Art and Artists -- Beethoven as Critic -- On Education -- On His Own Disposition and Character -- The Sufferer -- Worldly Wisdom -- God -- Appendix
The following book consists of brief biographical commentaries about Beethoven, each followed by sections of quotations attributed to the muse. In these quotes, Beethoven demonstrates his intense preoccupation (or obsession) with thinking artistically and intelligently, and with helping to alleviate man's suffering by providing man with musical artworks that could enlighten him, so as to become educated enough to pull himself out of his misery. He felt immediate..
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Beethoven, Ludwig Van Beethoven, As Revealed in His Own Words : The Man and the Artist Auckland : Floating Press, The,c2009
Subject Beethoven, Ludwig van, -- 1770-1827.;Composers -- Germany -- Biography
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Alt Author Kerst, Friedrich
Beethoven, Ludwig van
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