Beethoven: His Life & Musicby Jeremy Siepmann
Jeremy Siepmann draws an accessible portrait of the turbulent, troubled but determined figure of Beethoven, regarded by many as the greatest composer who ever lived. And with the words comes
Sourcebooks MediaFusion and Naxos proudly present this fascinating biography, complete with two CDs of his greatest works plus an exclusive website with extended compositions.
Jeremy Siepmann draws an accessible portrait of the turbulent, troubled but determined figure of Beethoven, regarded by many as the greatest composer who ever lived. And with the words comes the music: Two CDs of carefully chosen pieces covering all the different genres in which Beethoven made his mark. Readers also gain access to an exclusive website that offers the musical works in full, the music of Beethoven's contemporaries, new essays and more. This revolutionary biography utilizes traditional and new media to provide a uniquely rounded portrait of the composer himself.
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- Edition description:
- Includes 2 CDs
- Product dimensions:
- 6.00(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.91(d)
- Age Range:
- 14 Years
Meet the Author
Jeremy Siepmann is an internationally acclaimed writer, musician, teacher and broadcaster, and the editor of Piano magazine. He has contributed articles, reviews and interviews to numerous journals and reference works, including The New Statesman, The Musical Times, Gramophone, BBC Music Magazine and The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. His previous books include a widely praised biography of Chopin, two volumes on the history and literature of the piano, and biographies of Brahms and Beethoven.
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