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Ludwig van Beethoven

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Bonn, 1770; d Vienna, 1827).

Ger. composer and pianist who radically transformed every mus. form in which he worked. His paternal family were of Flemish stock, his grandfather...

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Beethoven, Ludwig van

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts

January 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 3416 words.

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) set the standard in many genres for the generations of composers who followed him,

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Bonn, 1770; d Vienna, 1827).

Ger. composer and pianist who radically transformed every mus. form in which he worked. His paternal family were of Flemish stock, his grandfather...

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Ludwig van Beethoven (17701827)

Edited by Nigel Rees.

in Brewer's Famous Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 280 words.

Muss es sein? Es muss sein [Must it be? It must be].

Epigraph to the final movement of his String

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Siân Derry.

in Musical Prodigies

September 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Developmental Psychology. 13947 words.

Beethoven’s categorization as a child prodigy is problematic. Although he demonstrated clearly advanced abilities for his age, his status is viewed with uncertainty by modern scholars. This...

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Beethoven, Ludwig van (opera)

Douglas Johnson.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 3459 words.

(b Bonn, bap. Dec 17, 1770; d Vienna, March 26, 1827). German composer . He lived for 21 years in Bonn, where his father and grandfather served as musicians at the court of the...

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Beethoven, Ludwig van

William Drabkin, Joseph Kerman and Alan Tyson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period; Romantic Music. 60940 words.

(b Bonn, bap. Dec 17, 1770; d Vienna, March 26, 1827).German composer. His early achievements, as composer and performer, show him to be extending the Viennese Classical tradition that he...

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Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770)

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 2207 words.

Ger. composer and pianist who radically transformed every mus. form in which he worked. His paternal family were of Flemish

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Fidelio. Ludwig van Beethoven

Niel Rishoi.

in The Opera Quarterly

January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Opera. 0 words.

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Fidelio. Ludwig van Beethoven

Roland Graeme.

in The Opera Quarterly

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Opera. 0 words.

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Fidelio. Ludwig van Beethoven

Roger Pines.

in The Opera Quarterly

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Opera. 0 words.

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Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770)

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 2388 words.

German composer and pianist. He radically transformed every musical form in which he worked. His paternal family were of Flemish stock, his grandfather having emigrated to Bonn, where he...

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van Beethoven, Ludwig (1770–1827)

Stanley Wells.

in A Dictionary of Shakespeare

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 83 words.

(1770–1827)

Beethoven's overture Coriolan (1807) was written for a play ‘after Shakespeare’ by a Viennese playwright,

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Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770–1827)

Stanley Wells.

in An A-Z Guide to Shakespeare

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 88 words.

Beethoven's overture Coriolan (1807) was written for a play ‘after Shakespeare’ by a Viennese playwright, H. Collin, but he may have had Shakespeare's play in mind. The slow movement of his...

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Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770–1827)

in An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

January 1999; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 142 words.

(1770–1827),

German composer. Whilst he never visited Britain, Beethoven had important connections with this country, partly cultivated

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Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony no. 9

Dennis Shrock.

in Choral Monuments

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 16015 words.

Chapter 6 begins with an Introduction that discusses the exceptional popularity of Beethoven’s final symphony. An historical overview of all nine symphonies follows, with emphasis on unique...

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Review: Ludwig van Beethovens Konversationshefte, 11

Barry Cooper.

in Music and Letters

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Music. 0 words.

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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 194 words.

Muss es sein? Es muss sein.

Must it be? It must be.

String Quartet in F Major, Opus 135, epigraph

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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 240 words.

Muss es sein? Es muss sein.

Must it be? It must be.

String Quartet in F Major, Opus 135, epigraph

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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 240 words.

Muss es sein? Es muss sein.

Must it be? It must be.

String Quartet in F Major, Opus 135, epigraph

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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 194 words.

Muss es sein? Es muss sein.

Must it be? It must be.

String Quartet in F Major, Opus 135, epigraph

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