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126 in the collection of the beethoven haus in bonn

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Unformatted text preview: rom Beethoven’s last collection of Bagatelles, Op. 126 In the collection of the Beethoven-Haus in Bonn Presented to Beethoven by Conrad Graf Graf tried to strengthen the sound with 4 strings in the Graf upper register upper Beethoven was very happy with this piano Graf also built pianos for the Schumanns, Graf Chopin, Mendelssohn and Schubert Chopin, Performances by Jorg Demus, December 16, Performances 1970, in the Beethoven House in Bonn 1970, Beethoven’s Place in Beethoven’s Place in the classical tradition s s s s s Called the culmination of the Classical era The heir to Haydn and Mozart Radical Showing new possibilities for music All composers must now consider All Beethoven’s accomplishments Beethoven’s Beethoven’s Life and Career Beethoven’s Life and Career s s s s s s s s Born in Bonn in 1770 Musical talent at an early age First public appearance in 1778 1787 went to Vienna to study with Mozart Mother ill, could not return to Vienna until Mother 1792 (Mozart was dead at this time) 1792 Studied with Haydn 1790s made reputation in Vienna as a pianist Gradually became known as a composer Beethoven’s Career s s End of decade was ready for the symphony End and string quartet and Career divided into three sections s s The middle period is called the heroic decade s s s s early, middle and late began with the Eroica symphony of 1803 most famous works have a drive previously unknown 1813 - 1819 change from middle period to late 1813 period period Suffered from a total loss of hearing and Suffered withdrawal from social life withdrawal Beethoven’s Career s Works of great power s s s s s 9th symphony Hammerklavier sonata All classical elements compressed into All compact forms compact The music was misunderstood in his day Now seen as some of the most imaginative Now works of musical art works Musical Vienna Musical Vienna s s s s s s Capital of the Austrian Empire The crossroads of musical influence The modern concert series was just getting The started started Much of Beethoven’s music was heard in the Much chur...
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