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Beethoven: The Man and the Artist, as Revealed in His Own Words
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Geen voorbeeld beschikbaar - 2002
Beethoven, the Man and the Artist, As Revealed in His Own Words
Ludwig van Beethoven
Geen voorbeeld beschikbaar - 2011
admirer anoforte Archduke Rudolph August 15 Bach Baden beautiful Beethoven Bettina von Arnim Bonn Breitkopf and Hartel called Cherubini Cipriani Potter compel composer compositions Concerning Conversation-book Copied counterpoint Countess Erdody Czerny deafness death Diary divine endure expression Fate February feel Fidelio Frau Streicher Freudenberg give Goethe Goethe's Gottfried Hartel greatest Handel happy Haydn hear heart Heiligenstadt HENRY EDWARD KREHBIEL Hofmeister Immortal Beloved improvisations July 17 Kauka Kinsky Leipsic letter live Ludwig Rellstab mankind manner master Mozart musician nature nephew Karl never notes October opera oratorio pianoforte pianoforte sonata play Pleyel poems poet praised Prince Lobkowitz pupil quartet remark Reported by Schindler Requiem Ries Rochlitz Rossini seems soul Sturm's suffering summer of 1814 symphony tenth symphony Teplitz texts Thayer's things Thou thoughts thoven tion to-day true artist Vienna Viennese Wegeler wish words write written Zmeskall
Pagina 73 - Prince, what you are you are by accident of birth ; what I am, I am through my own efforts. There have been thousands of princes and will be thousands more; there is only one Beethoven...
Pagina 106 - As God is immaterial, he is above all conception ; as he is invisible, he can have no form ; but from what we behold of his works, we may conclude, that he is eternal, omnipotent, knowing all things, and present every where...
Pagina 82 - I am deaf." If I belonged to any other profession it would be easier, but in my profession it is an awful state, the more since my enemies, who are not few, what would they say? In order to give you an idea of this singular deafness of mine I must tell you that in the theatre I must get very close to the orchestra in order to understand the actor. If I am a little distant I do not hear the high tones of the instruments, singers, and if I be but a little farther away I do not hear at all.
Pagina 99 - That light we see is burning in my hall. How far that little candle throws his beams ! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
Pagina 13 - Art ! Who comprehends her ? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
Pagina 29 - ... incited by moods, which are translated by the poet into words, by me into tones that sound, and roar and storm about me until I have set them down in notes.
Pagina 37 - It has always been known that the greatest pianoforte players were also the greatest composers; but how did they play? Not like the pianists of today who prance up and down the key-board with passages in which they have exercised themselves,-putsch, putsch, putsch; what does that mean?
Pagina 29 - I am sure never to forget, not even in years, a theme that has once occurred to me. I change many things, discard and try again until I am satisfied. Then, however, there begins in my head the development in every direction and...