Notes on Beethoven: 20 Crucial Works

Notes on Beethoven: 20 Crucial Works

by Conrad Wilson


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The author selects Beethoven's 20 most crucial works, tells you why he has selected them and why they are fundamental to our knowledge and understanding of the composer. He guides the reader through Beethoven's life, looking afresh at his status and exploding the myths. He also points the reader to the best recordings ever made of these crucial works.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802829306
Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date: 05/28/2005
Series: Notes on-- Ser.
Pages: 140
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 39
2String Quartet in F major, Op. 18, No. 115
3Sonata in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2 ('Moonlight')19
4Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 3625
5Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 ('Eroica')31
6Piano Sonata in F minor, Op. 57 ('Appassionata')37
7Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 5844
8String Quartet in F major, Op. 59, No. 1 ('Razumovsky')50
9Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 6156
10Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 6762
11Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 ('Pastoral')67
12Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 ('Emperor')73
13Piano Trio in B flat major, Op. 97 ('Archduke')79
14Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 9284
15Fidelio, Op. 7289
16An die ferne Geliebte, Op. 9894
17Piano Sonata in C minor, Op. 11199
18Missa Solemnis in D major, Op. 123106
19Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125114
20String Quartet in B flat major, Op. 130; and Grosse Fuge, Op. 133120
Further Reading127

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