• The Piano Concerto
    The Piano Concerto The development of keyboard music reached staggering new heights at the turn of the 18th century. It was during this time that the idea of the concerto became a very innovative and popular style of music which combined a large symphony setting and a virtuoso. With the growing...
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  • Yellow River Piano Concerto
    The Yellow River Piano Concerto Xian Xinghai * Xian was born in 1905 in Pungu in China. * He joined the communist party in 1938 where he composed the Yellow River Cantata. * The Yellow River was considered by the Chinese as the cradle of China’s civilisation and its sorrow. * The...
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  • Piano Concerto in a Major, K. 488
    Mozart completed the Piano Concerto in A Major, K. 488, in March 1786 and it is a graceful piece in three movements. It used a small orchestra with two flutes, two clarinets in A, two bassoons, and two horns in A, along with the usual string orchestra. The first movement embodies the form calle...
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  • analysis of yellow river piano concerto
    Analysis of the Yellow River Concerto composed by Xian Xinghai, arranged by Yin Chengzhong The Yellow River Piano Concerto was a gem of the Chinese culture in the 20th century, which was written in the Western...
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  • Viva Voce Beethoven Piano Sonata No.8 Op.13 (Pathetique)
    Viva Voce A piano sonata is a sonata of course written for a solo piano. Piano sonatas are usually written in three or four movements, although some piano sonatas have been written with a single movement (Scarlatti) two movements (Haydn), five (Brahms’ Third Piano Sonata) or even more movement...
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  • Beethoven Violion Concerto Mvt 3 Analysis
    The Violin Concerto Op.61: Third Movement (Rondo: Allegro) | The third movement is built around the lively Rondo form (in which one main theme - the Refrain - is repeated in a cycle interspersed with different des) and also includes a number of classic Sonata features: the three-part symmetry,...
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  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven was born in a small town of 'Bonn' in Germany on December 16, 1770 in a family of professional musicians. His father, Johann Van Beethoven, was a musician at the court of Bonn. His mother, Maria-Magdalena, is referred as a gentle, kind and Ludwig’s “best friend.” The famil...
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  • Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven Born to a drunkard father and an unhappy mother, the young Beethoven was subjected to a brutal training in music at the hands of his father, who hoped that the boy would prove to be another prodigy like Mozart. Failing in this, the young Beethoven nevertheless embraced music...
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  • Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven was born in December 16, 1770 in Germany. His father, Johann van Beethoven, was his first music teacher. It is reported that Beethoven’s father was a very strict and hard music teacher. Beethoven knew how to play the piano, viola, and the organ, and was on his way to showing...
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  • Beethoven Musical Maturity and Deafh
    Musical maturity Between 1798 and 1802 Beethoven tackled what he considered the pinnacles of composition: the string quartet and the symphony. With the composition of his first six string quartets (Op. 18) between 1798 and 1800 (written on commission for, and dedicated to, Prince Lobkowitz), and th...
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  • Beethoven
    Symphony No. 4 in B Flat Major (Op. 60), is a symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven, written in the summer of 1806.[1] It was premiered in March of 1807 at a private concert of the home of Prince Franz Joseph von Lobkowitz. The Coriolan Overture and the fourth piano concerto were premiered in that same c...
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  • Beethoven
    eethoven For many people, Ludwig Van Beethoven is considered the greatest composer who ever lived and is the highest level of musical geniuses. His compositions are the expression of one of the most powerful musical personalities of all time which he exceeded above average in both areas of Classical...
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  • Beethoven Biography
    Ludwig van Beethoven 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827 [pic] [pic] Ludwig van Beethoven is perhaps the most famous and influential of all the pianist composers of his time. He was considered instrumental in the transition of between the classical and romantic eras in Western Art...
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  • The Masters of the Piano
    Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart Paper Johann Sebastian Bach was born on the March 21st, 1685, at Eisenach. He died July 28, 1750. He was a German Baroque composer. During his life Bach's mastery of the keyboard attracted the attention of many important people. In 1708 he went to Weimar where hi...
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  • Beethoven
    The period between 1792–1802 is generally referred to as Beethoven’s “Viennese” period, a time of assimilation, technical growth, and mastery of the existing Viennese classical style. The year 1795 was the first significant year of Beethoven’s compositional career, which saw the publicatio...
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  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    The rise of Ludwig van Beethoven into the ranks of history's greatest composers was parallelled by and in some ways a consequence of his own personal tragedy and despair. Beginning in the late 1790's, the increasing buzzing and humming in his ears sent Beethoven into a panic, searching for a cure fr...
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  • Review on Mozart Piano Concert
    Journal IV Music Appreciation Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488 I love Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Chopin, and all the classical period instrumental compositions. This piece is whimsical and reminds me of a butterfly just flying through the spring air after coming out of a cocoon. The tone i...
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  • Beethoven
    Outline Title: Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven and His Achievements Thesis Statement: Beethoven is one of the greatest composer in the history of music. He played a big role in the world of music. He was the one who initiated among his co-composers the freedom to express themselves. Some of...
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  • Biography of Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Birth: 1770 in Bonn, Germany Death: 1827 in Vienna, Austria Nationality: German Occupation: composer Source: Encyclopedia of World Biography, 2nd ed. 17 Vols. Gale Research, 1998. Updated: 05/18/2006 TABLE OF CONTENTS Biographical Essay Further Readings Source Citation Updates B...
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  • Beethoven, Bach and Bartok: Comparisons
    Barouque Composers Still Being Played Frequently <br><li>Monteverdi <br><li>Lully <br><li>Corelli <br><li>Pachelbel <br><li>Scarlatti <br><li>Purcell <br><li>Couperin <br><li>Albinoni <br><li>Vivaldi <br><li>Telemann <br><li>Rameau <br><li>Bach <br><li>Handel <br><li>Gluck <br> <br><b>Baroque and Cl...
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