Beethoven the Pianist (Musical Performance and Reception) by Skowroneck PDF


By Skowroneck

ISBN-10: 0521119596

ISBN-13: 9780521119597

the commonly held trust that Beethoven used to be a coarse pianist, impatient together with his tools, isn't really altogether exact: it really is stimulated via anecdotes courting from whilst deafness had all started to impair his taking part in. offering a brand new, unique biography of Beethoven's youth, this ebook stories the composer's early occupation, outlining how he was once encouraged via academics, theorists and tools. Skowroneck describes the advance and decline of Beethoven's pianism, and can pay specified cognizance to early pianos, their building and their value for Beethoven and the trendy pianist. The publication additionally comprises new discussions of legato and Beethoven's trills, and an entire annotated assessment of eyewitnesses' experiences approximately his taking part in. Skowroneck provides a revised photograph of Beethoven which lines his improvement from an impetuous younger musician right into a virtuoso accountable for many musical resources.

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