Ludwig van Beethoven

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  • The Life Of Ludwig Van Beethoven

    Beethoven had a traumatic childhood even if he grew up surrounded by music. Ludwig van Beethoven was born around December 16, 1770, and baptized on December 17 in Bonn, located in the now-nonexistent Electorate of Cologne (“Ludwig van Beethoven”). His parents, Johann van Beethoven and Maria Magdalena van Beethoven, had to bury two children before Ludwig, and celebrated his successful birth. Maria bore Johann two more sons after Ludwig: Caspar Carl, born in 1774 and Nickolaus Johann, born in 1776 (“Ludwig van Beethoven”). Johann van Beethoven worked as a court singer on the staff of the Elector of Cologne. His father and Beethoven’s grandfather, Ludwig van Beethoven, worked as Kappelmeister of the Elector of Cologne and became known as the best…

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  • Ludwig Van Beethoven Research Papers

    Austin 1Lesma Taylor-AustinHumanities 1101- 41751Final Research Project Part 3Dean FeldmanApril 12, 2016Ludwig van BeethovenA Composer, Pianist, moody, brilliant musician, one name comes to mind… LudwigVan Beethoven! A protégé of a musical family, Beethoven has a natural touch inexploring the ins and outs of music that will be hard for anyone to follow in years tocome. He has transformed music by exploring the passionate and romantic side incontrast to the classical music (Sayre, 407). Beethoven…

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  • Ludwig Van Beethoven And The Romantic Era That Changed Music

    Ludwig Van Beethoven, was the composer who changed music more than any other composer, the sound of music and what the other composers that were to come after him thought. He wrote nine symphonies, five piano concertos, an opera and many pieces of chamber music that jolted music right out of itself. Beethoven changed music by creating a new era called Romanticism, influencing the other composers and changing the old methods by adding a special twist. The first way that Beethoven changed music…

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  • Mozart And Ludwig Van Beethoven And Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Beethoven vs. Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven are two of the most greatest, well known composers of all time. They’ve created some very outstanding and magnificent pieces of music that have been listened to for centuries. Though these two artists were both very vital in music history, each having the same rare gift of amazing music ability, the way they composed were very unique when compared to each other. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756 in a small…

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  • Ludwig Van Beethoven's Life Experience In Music

    Ludwig van Beethoven Every era in History has its challenges for society. It is easy to observe what people of their time throughout centuries went through. Whatever an individual faces in life usually gets depicted in a composers work. Whether it is a personal life, tragedy, war, or diseases, each of these factors play a major role in how and using what genre music was composed. Other than such facts, a persons’ surrounding, companions, to be exact, have an immense impact on an individual. One…

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  • Analysis Of Ludwig Van Beethoven's Heiligenstadt Testament

    “Heiligenstadt Testament” was a document written by Beethoven in 1802, while he was resting in Heiligenstadt (Ludwig van Beethoven 's Biography: Heiligenstadt Testament, n.d.). It was in part his will, the first of three that he wrote during his lifetime (Ludwig van Beethoven 's Biography: Heiligenstadt Testament, n.d.). The document was also a letter to his brothers, in it Beethoven revealed to them that he was deaf and told of the despair he felt because of this (Ludwig van Beethoven 's…

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  • Beethoven In C Minor Analysis

    When I received this assignment I automatically knew that I would choose between Ludwig Van Beethoven or Johann Sebastian Bch. Both very great composer with very great works of music, but my composer of choice is going to be Ludwig Van Beethoven. Beethoven’s piece of music composed that I choose as well is The Symphony No. 5 in C Minor. Ludwig Van Beethoven was born in Bonn, the Capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire. Still to this day there is uncertainty of the…

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  • Differences And Similarities Between The Violin And The Viola

    Beethoven was born during the Classical era, so naturally he would learn violin. He was far more advanced in his piano skills, but he did have knowledge on playing the violin and the viola.The violin and the viola have similarities and differences. One of the similarities is how they are positioned: held horizontally (parallel with the floor) and is angled to the left of a straight forward position, placed on your left collar bone (some prefer the soft spot just behind the collar bone), and…

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  • What Are The Key Events That Affect Mozart's Life

    Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms 1. Mozart was born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg, Austria. Beethoven was born on December 17, 1827 in Vienna, Austria. Brahms was born on May 07, 1833 in Hamburg, West Germany. 2. Mozart died on December 05, 1791 in Vienna, Austria. Beethoven died on March 26, 1827 in Vienna, Austria. Brahms dies on April 03, 1897 in Vienna, Austria. 3. Mozart had six siblings and he was the youngest, five of his siblings died whe…

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  • How Does Classical Music Affect Society

    to be enjoyed not for just the wealthy and during a religious mass. New styles of music began to evolve such as the concerto, sonata and the symphony, these new styles were created to dazzle and impress the audience. The Classical Era was dominated by the unbelievable talents of three composers. Franz Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven, each composer influenced the world of music for generations to come. The Classical period was a time where the most important…

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