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Brand: Dover Publications
Edition: Revised ed.
Feature: Series: Dover Edition.
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Item Dimensions: Array
Label: Dover Publications
Manufacturer: Dover Publications
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 448
Publication Date: 1972-06-01
Publisher: Dover Publications
Release Date: 1972-06-01
Studio: Dover Publications
• Series: Dover Edition.
• Category: Textbook - General.
• Format: Book.
• 457 letters to fellow musicians friends greats patrons and literary scholars reveal Beethovens
• 15 plates.
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827), the protagonist of freedom for music, disentangled music from the control of the ruling class. In publishing his music and writing for the rising classes, Beethoven claimed freedom and expressed the emotions of the new rulers, the artists. The Eroica, Fidelio, and the piano works express the emotions of the new rulers — the intense love, the need for companionship of people, the forces that conspired to defeat the artist, and the strength and superiority of the artist in overcoming the weaknesses. The letters of Beethoven are the principal nonmusical expression of his personality in its relationship with the world of his time.
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