Beethoven Annotated Biblography
Ludwig Van Beethoven An Annotated Bibliography “All These Notes Don’t Pay My Needs”” Beethoven-Hausa Bonn. Beethoven-Hausa Bonn, n.
D. Web. 15 cot. 2010. This article is named from a quote taken directly from Beethoven. It details the composer’s financial situation throughout his life. Included are the events that had impact on Beethoven’s finances, the value of money, cost of living, and inflation.
Beethoven-Hausa Bonn is a museum located in the birth house of Beethoven. Information is based on documents onsite. Aridly, Neil. Music, an Illustrated Encyclopedia. New York, NY: Facts on File, 1986.Print. Gives all the pertinent details or a novice In classical music.
Distinguishes the differences In types of music written by a composer. Lists the most popular works by Beethoven according to the kind of piece that was composed. While this source was not solely on Beethoven it pertained to my research in helping me gain a better understanding when reading about his works. The author was a composer and teacher. His goal was to give a basic education and knowledge about different genres of music, but his area of expertise was classical music. Barron, James. Beethoven May Not Have Died of Lead Poisoning, After All.
” New York Times. 29 May 2010. OBESE. Be. 15 cot. 2010. Article that discusses recent findings on the lead levels In Beethoven’s skull fragments.
The testing found that the lead levels were not at all above normal. Also noteworthy is that the two fragments tested had a wide difference with the smaller of the two having a larger amount of lead. The doctor could not give a reason for the difference. The New York Times Is a trusted news source. The article confirmed the mystery surrounding the cause of Beethoven’s death remains unsolved.Schwarzenegger, Ingrain. “Beethoven and Other Composers, Artists and Thinkers.
” Ludwig van Beethoven the Magnificent Master. Rapture Association for Music Appreciation, n. D. Web. 15 cot. 2010. This section of the site explores the connections and similarities of Beethoven to other great composers, thinkers, and artists.
The list includes Handel, Bach, Schubert, Wagner, and most interesting of all, Frederica Nietzsche. Lesser known information about Nietzsche composing music and self study of Beethoven’s teacher Johann George Elaborateness’s Is also looked at.The Rapture Association website is written and maintained by Ingrain Schwarzenegger, a biographical musical writer. Her site is recommended by many and considered an authoritative source for information on Beethoven. Areas of his life that do not have much documentation or can only be speculated on are clearly labeled. Brand, Rick. “18th Century Composers.
” History 1700%. N. P, n. D. Web. 11 Cot. 2010 This source gives basic overview information pertaining to all areas of the 18th century including major composers of the time, such as Ludwig Van Beethoven.
Included were the basic details of Beethoven’s life and the influence he had on the Classical Era. The site gave context to the time that Beethoven lived In. The site also provides links to other in-depth sources. The editor of the website is a OFF Interest is the eighteenth century. Mr.. Brainerd also served as the About.
Com guide to Eighteenth Century History. Chug, D.. “Beethoven’s Other Humanism. ” Journal of the American Musicological Society 62. 3 (2009): 571-646. Research Library, Prosiest.
N.B.. 16 cot. 2010. This article examines the merit of Beethoven’s identity as a “Promethean Hero”.Comparing him to the Titan god that tricked the other gods numerous times to better mankind, whom he was responsible for molding.
The idea is that Beethoven used his music to free people of the time from church influence and further Enlightenment thinking. This article was peer reviewed. The American Musicological Society reviews articles submitted to ensure scholarly research. Dean, Jeremy. “Depression Lifted by thieving Piano Sonatas -? Gobble. ” Psychology Studies Relevant to Everyday Life from gobble. Web.
16 cot. 2010.Blob that cited an experiment to see if classical music helps in treating depression as it does in many other areas. The subjects listened to Piano Sonatas 3 and 5 for 15 minutes twice per week. The subjects depression scores went down a significant amount concluding that the music indeed has value in the treatment of depression. He article only stated the findings of the study. The author uses studies that have been published in reputable academic Journals and is a researcher at the University College London.
“Doc Linked to Composer’s Demise. ” Current Science 93. 2007): 15. Academic Search Complete. OBESE. Web. 16 Cot.
2010. Forensic scientist, Christian Ritter, tests Beethoven’s hair for lead. He measured the lead levels in the hair at specific times and found that the spikes matched with the times that Beethoven’s doctor prescribed treatment. He concluded that the medicines prescribed were probably laden with lead which was not uncommon at the time. This Nas a peer reviewed article. It was accessed through Galileo. Lane, William.
“The Hellishness’s Testament”. Beethoven: The Immortal. N. P, 16 Jan. 2006. Web. 11 Cot.
010 This section of the site contains a letter known as the Hellishness’s Testament. It Nas written by Beethoven to his brothers, Carl and Johann, on October 6, 1802. It gives context to all that I have read about his demeanor in other sources as he describes his despair and eccentric behavior. He was completely embarrassed by his hearing loss and on the brink of suicide, only holding back because of his music. This site is dedicated to everything Beethoven. Much of the biographical content lines up with other sources. “Ludwig Van Beethoven.
” Listen to Classical Music on Classical Archives: Home.Web. 15 Cot. 2010. Classical Archives is a site dedicated to cataloguing classical works of all eras. It included a list of all of dovecote’s works and access to many recordings of his most famous pieces. Music that accompanied descriptions of his work enhanced the learning experience.
The editors and contributors of Classical Archives are experts in their respective fields. Ere content of the site is merely to educate. Martin, Russell. Beethoven’s Hair. New fork: Broadway, 2000. Print. This book tells the story of a lock of hair that was cut from Beethoven’s head shortly after he died.
How it finally ended up in American and ultimately was forensically tested to determine the cause of Beethoven’s life of illness and eventual hearing loss. The verity of the hair belonging to Beethoven was his grave. Reviewed by Kirk’s Reviews which employs critics that specialize in the topic they review. The author worked closely with all people involved with the lock of hair who helped during the writing process to ensure accuracy. Mathew, N.. Beethoven’s Political Music, the Handling Sublime, and the Aesthetics of Prostration.
” Nineteenth Century Music 33. 2 (2009): 110-151.Research Library, Prosiest. Web. 16 cot. 2010. This article claims that there are many unrecognized attributes of his works.
Particularly that his so called political pieces have been marginalia. It also touches on the late composer’s affinity for Handel and how he was influenced by his Choral works. The article was peer reviewed. Obtained through Galileo. McMillan, left, and Donna Stuttgart. “Beethoven’s Miss Solemn. ” ITS Home.
California Institute of Technology, n. . Web. 16 Cot 2010. 2010. Website to educate on the history and purpose of the mass Miss Solemn.The site also touches briefly on the composer’s religious views.
Beethoven was not a regular attended of Mass, and his exact views are not clear except that he did believe in a higher power. The website is to be used as part of a collection of documents by Tom Enema, a lecturer at the California Institute of Technology. It was referenced by other sources that gave validity to the content of the site. Organ, At”. Beethoven: His Life and times. Neptune City, NJ: Paginating Publications, 1980. Print.
This book is an informative guide to Beethoven’s life in a simple to read format.It gives basic information as well as a view into the living conditions Beethoven was born into and his rise in society. There are also many descriptions of the master composer from close sources including his legendary predecessors, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Joseph Haydn. The descriptions of Beethoven gave more meaning to his character and uncovered some of his idiosyncrasies. The author is lecturer and concert director. The details about Beethoven’s life corroborated Ninth the sources listed. Thayer, Alexander Hellhole.
, and Elliot Forbes.Theater’s Life of Beethoven. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1967. Print. This book is a comprehensive biography of the life and works of Beethoven. It gives intimate details of his life year by year from the age of 14 until his death in Included are personal letters written by Beethoven giving the reader more 1827. Insight to his personality.
Alexander Thayer was committed to writing this biography Ninth as much factual historical detail as possible. He immersed himself in the world In which Beethoven lived gaining knowledge from personal acquaintances.