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Kirtland Community College Library ML 410 .B4 S93 2014 30775305480742 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780618054749
  • ISBN: 061805474X
  • Physical Description: print
    xxi, 1077 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 946-955) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Bonn, electorate of Cologne -- Father, mother, son -- Reason and revolution -- Loved in turn -- Golden age -- A journey and a death -- Bildung -- Stem and book -- Unreal city -- Chains of craftsmanship -- Generalissimo -- Virtuoso -- Fate's hammer -- The good, the beautiful, and the melancholy -- The new path -- Oh, fellow men -- Heaven and Earth will tremble -- Geschrieben auf Bonaparte -- Our hearts were stirred -- That haughty beauty -- Schemes -- Darkness to light -- Thus be enabled to create -- Myths and men -- My angel, my self -- We finite beings -- The queen of the night -- What is difficult -- The sky above, the law within -- Qui venit in nomine Domini -- You millions -- Ars longa, vita brevis -- Plaudite, amici -- Appendix.
Summary, etc.: An esteemed music historian provides a rich, detailed overview of the life of Ludwig van Beethoven, traveling from Enlightenment-era Bonn to the musical capital of Europe, Vienna, to vividly describe the composer's career, ill health and romantic rejections.
Subject: Beethoven, Ludwig van 1770-1827
Composers Germany Biography
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