Ludwig Van Beethoven

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Downloadable Video - 2007
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Beethoven transformed the sonata, taking it from drawing rooms to concert halls. His third symphony altered the very nature of the genre and launched the heroic style in music. And the fact that he wrote only nine symphonies-far fewer than his predecessors-forcefully demonstrated a fundamental change in composition. In this program, the life and legacy of a genius come alive through letters, paintings, scholarly commentary, and, of course, the music. Historic performances of Beethoven's works include Karl Bohm conducting Piano Concerto No. 4, Op. 58; Herbert von Karajan conducting Symphonies No. 3, 5, and 8; and Leonard Bernstein conducting Symphonies No. 3, 5, and 9
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], c1998
Branch Call Number: eVideo
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sd., col., digital


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