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Synonyms for Beethoven

German composer of instrumental music (especially symphonic and chamber music)

the music of Beethoven

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Edna went forward and opened the stove door, and Mademoiselle rising, took a letter from under the bust of Beethoven and handed it to Edna.
Beethoven is so usually simple and direct in his appeal that it is sheer perversity to choose a thing like that, which, if anything, disturbs.
For the Andante had begun--very beautiful, but bearing a family likeness to all the other beautiful Andantes that Beethoven had written, and, to Helen's mind, rather disconnecting the heroes and shipwrecks of the first movement from the heroes and goblins of the third.
For, as if things were going too far, Beethoven took hold of the goblins and made them do what he wanted.
He had said so bravely, and that is why one can trust Beethoven when he says other things.
For the money, they gave us, not Beethoven certainly, nor yet Rossini; they played as they had the will and the skill; and every one in the room (with charming delicacy of feeling) refrained from finding fault.
Nicholas Mathew's Political Beethoven seeks to change our view of these maligned pieces and of the composer himself, noting that the "book's primary task is to explore the ideological, musical, and psycho-social mechanisms that have allowed Beethoven's music to collaborate with a succession of new historical actors--how it has perpetually lent itself to the next political context, from the nineteenth century until today" (p.
Before one can portray something, one must embody it," Beethoven once said.
In fact, Wagner frequently paid verbal and written tribute to Beethoven for his composition of the Ninth symphony, describing it as containing mysteries commanding further exploration, a holder of "the secret of all secrets.
Vous etes le premier pianiste a executer un cycle complet des 32 sonates de Beethoven.
THE TOPIC: It took Swafford more than a decade to compile this exhaustive biography of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), beginning with the composer's childhood in Bonn, Germany.
Unless the officers was a Beethoven fan I doubt that he would be impressed.
Beethoven Symphony Cycle - CBSO Symphony Hall Listening to four concerts in which the nine Beethoven symphonies were played in all their coruscating power and glory it seemed as if the changes wrought by period performance practitioners - minimal string vibrato, pinched phrasing and breakneck speeds - had never happened.
16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four years in the making, the celebrated Beethoven Journey has now reached its crowning season.
It honors the work of the Alexanders, David and Suzanne, as creative black artists; yet Suzanne's relationship with Beethoven demonstrates that art and artists, questing for the creative acts that save, transcend the dichotomies of white and black, male or female.