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The Resource Beethoven : the music and the life, Lewis Lockwood

Beethoven : the music and the life, Lewis Lockwood

Label
Beethoven : the music and the life
Title
Beethoven
Title remainder
the music and the life
Statement of responsibility
Lewis Lockwood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this portrayal of the world's most famous composer, Lewis Lockwood interweaves his subject's musical and biographical dimensions and places them in their historical and artistic contexts. Written for the lay reader, the book describes the special problems Beethoven faced as a highly gifted artist who fulfilled his destiny as Mozart's main successor while remaining a true, rebellious original. It sketches the turbulent personal, historical, political, and cultural frameworks in which Beethoven worked and demonstrates their effects on his music. Finally, it turns to the composer in his last years, with great achievements behind him, surmounting the crisis of finding still further artistic paths by which to continue. Also, by providing glimpses into the composer's sketchbooks and autograph manuscripts, Lockwood allows us to gain substantial insights into Beethoven's compositional methods
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lockwood, Lewis
Dewey number
  • 780/.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.B4
LC item number
L597 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Composers
Label
Beethoven : the music and the life, Lewis Lockwood
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [559]-578) and indexes
Control code
ocm50002434
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 604 p.
Isbn
9780393050813
Lccn
2002075397
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Beethoven : the music and the life, Lewis Lockwood
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [559]-578) and indexes
Control code
ocm50002434
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 604 p.
Isbn
9780393050813
Lccn
2002075397
Other physical details
ill.

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