Essays Tagged: "Ludwig van Beethoven"


Beethoven's importance lies not only in his work, but also in his life (Tames, 4). Included in my re ... _________MozartOn December 16 or 17, 1770, (date uncertain) at 515 (now 20) Bonngasse Bonn, Germany Beethoven, like Mozart, was born into a small family (Comptons, 1). He took his first lessons on Mar ... 5). This would be the composers last visit to Bonn.HaydenAfter his mother's death on July 17, 1787, Beethoven went back to Vienna to study with Hayden in November of 1792, where he lived for 35 years ...

(5 pages) 228 0 4.1 Feb/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Beethoven, Haydn, and the Concept of Creation

ave been few who have contributed so much in both talent, creativity, and style as Joseph Haydn and Ludwig Van Beethoven. Both extremely talented in the art of classical composition, Haydn and Beethov ...

(7 pages) 109 1 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Triumphs and failures of Beethoven

BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van(1770-1827)The composer of some of the most influential pieces of music everwritten, Ludwi ... Mozart, for whomwriting music seemed to come easily, Beethoven always struggled toperfect his work.Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany, and was baptized onDec. 17, 1770. (There is no recor ... There is no record of his birth date.) His father andgrandfather worked as court musicians in Bonn. Ludwig's father, asinger, gave him his early musical training. Although he had only meageracademic s ...

(3 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

An essay directed mainly towards what romanticism is, history of, and examples of it.

ividual genius and subjects that were sublime exotic, transcendental and mysterious. (Schlenoff 51) Ludwig Van Beethoven, John Keats and Theodore Gericault were three artists in this era that represen ... ined. Beethoven is an artist that is still being closely examined today, and perhaps will always be.Ludwig Van Beethoven was a German composer beginning in about the early 1800's, which is remarkably ...

(5 pages) 158 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Beethoven Paper, about his life and works.

Ludwig von BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven is a name that is common to most people and is synonymies w ... eated some of the most wonderful music and is considered one of the greatest musicians of all time. Ludwig, at a very young age, began his career as a marvelous piano player and composer of piano musi ... new strides at the end of the Classical era and paved the way for the up and coming Romantic style. Ludwig van Beethoven's work can best be summed up by the words of Joseph Machlis and Kristine Forney ...

(8 pages) 290 2 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)was born in Bonn,on the 17 of December 1770. He studied first with h ... aid that he was a violent and intemperate man who returned home late at night and and dragged young Ludwig from his bed in order to"beat" music lessons into the boy's sleepy head. Despite these and ot ... ser person to loathe the subject - the young Beethoven developed a sensitivity and vision for music.Ludwig gave his first public performance as a pianist when he was eight years old. At the age of ele ...

(2 pages) 77 1 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Another Beethoven

The rise of Ludwig van Beethoven into the ranks of history's greatest composers was paralleled by and in some wa ... thou wilt, I shall meet thee bravely." He has set his old self -- the almost-deaf, tired, hopeless Ludwig -- to rest through the Testament so that he may rise and live again. Beethoven had stated pre ... in the finale of the "Eroica."The Heiligenstadt Testament is a prophecy of the greatness to come of Ludwig van Beethoven. At a time in his life where he had exhausted the musical possibilities of the ...

(6 pages) 46 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The Portrayal of Genius in Bernard Rose's 1994 Film Immortal Beloved

Ludwig van Beethoven has long been lauded as a master composer and brilliant musician, completely de ... fgang Amadeus Mozart, and was determined to produce out of Beethoven another. He drove six year old Ludwig mercilessly, making him stand for hours in front of the clavier, practicing through his tears ... hrough his tears. Often, when his father came home from the wine house late at night, he would drag Ludwig out of bed, and keep him at the pianoforte until morning (Burk 13, 14). As Benjamin Franklin ...

(8 pages) 56 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Explain key psychological perspectives on learning, such as memory, how learning takes place, intelligence, etc. You should refer to the work of key theorists.

instein (who failed his early exams), with a musician or a composer, for example, Yehudi Menuhin or Ludwig van Beethoven? If we accept that an 'Einstein' intelligence differs from a 'Beethoven', then ...

(7 pages) 497 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann Many composers throughout history have influenced those who came after them. Ludwig Van Beethoven had influenced composers such as Schubert, Berlioz, Liszt, and Schumann. Many o ...

(2 pages) 44 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Ludwig van Beethoven Biography

Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827), German composer, considered one of the greatest musicians of all time. Havin ... nitial struggle with adversity and concludes with an uplifting vision of freedom and social harmony.Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven is considered possibly the greatest Western composer of al ... lose his hearing in the 1790s and was completely deaf by 1818.Hulton Getty Picture CollectionII LIFELudwig van Beethoven Quick Facts © Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved.ExpandBeethoven w ...

(3 pages) 88 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The history and influence of Mozart

al period fell between the Baroque and the Romantic periods. Among its composers were Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, and most importantly Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mozart is unarguably the most pr ... o was a student of Mozart.Mozart influenced almost every classical composer in this time and after. Ludwig Van Beethoven looks up to Mozart and even used many of Mozart's works in his own piece. Mozar ...

(3 pages) 42 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The Laws of Plato: "Musical" Education

Music is a higher revelation than philosophy. - Ludwig van BeethovenThe emphasis placed on education throughout the pages of The Laws is such that i ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy


example inspired other leading composers, who were proud to acknowledge their works to him. Ludwig van Beethoven was named after his grandfather(1712-1773) who left the family business to beco ... after his grandfather(1712-1773) who left the family business to become a well respected musician. Ludwig was born on December 16, 1770 and died in 1827. He never really knew his grandfather, he died ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


y practiced twenty years ago? Would we have the contributions of Stephen Hawking, Hellen Keller, or Ludwig Van Beethoven? Teen pregnancy is a major contributor to abortion. Eleven percent of abortions ...

(4 pages) 753 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Concert Attendance Report

0 by Johann Sebastian Bach, Metamorphosen by Richard Strauss and Symphony No.7 in A major, Op.92 by Ludwig Van Beethoven were performed. The style of Contrapunctus XIX, from The Art of the Fugue, BWV ... ition and contrast which is ternary form. It is a romantic music.Symphony No.7 in A major, Op.92 by Ludwig Van Beethoven. The Seventh Symphony is in four movements. After a slow introduction (as in th ...

(2 pages) 89 1 3.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A Clock Work Orange

to watch undedited footage of brutal beatings, rapes, and Nazi marches all the while with good old Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony playing in the background. Alex comes out of Ludovico a changed

(1 pages) 924 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


nata". His music today is very famous but in early in his own career it aroused alot of controversy.Beethoven's third period was all about human brotherhood. The 9th symphony was written during this t ... od contain alot of fuges or short musical themse imitated using strict musical rules.One example of Beethoven's temper was that one time he got angry at a prince. He said "There are and there will be ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Beethoven - Living in the two different music periods

Ludwig van Beethoven, was one of the world's greatest artists lived almost exactly 30 years on each ..., Tyson, Burnham, Johnson, Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1: Family Background and childhood, 2: The 'three periods' (WWW document) available Grov ... :// Authors 2007, List of Romantic composers, List of Classical Composer, Ludwig van Beethoven, (WWW document) available ...

(5 pages) 31 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Beethoven: Symphony No.9 "Ode to Joy"

ime he was able to open new realms of musical expression that continue to influence musicians today.Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Germany in 1770 and died in 1827 at the age of 56. It was obvious t ...

(3 pages) 33 1 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers