The Beethoven Journal

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 1, Summer

"Beethoven: Mass in C Major / Elegischer Gesang, Meeresstille Und Glückliche Fahrt."
"Beethoven: Mass in C Major / Elegischer Gesang, Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt." Collegium Musicum 90 conducted by Richard Hickox. Rebecca Evans, soprano; Pamela Helen Stephen, mezzo-soprano; Mark Padmore, tenor; Stephen Varcoe, baritone. Chandos...
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Beethoven Miscellanea
Quite the variety of Beethoven news items caught our eye in the first half of 2006, ranging from the intriguing to the downright amusing.We begin with a report on a fascinating recital put together by the pianist (and fortepianist) Peter Serkin, who...
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"Live in Ramallah / West-Eastern Divan Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim / Beethoven Symphony No. 5 / Mozart Sinfonia Concertante, K. 297b
"Live in Ramallah / West-Eastern Divan Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim / Beethoven Symphony no. 5 / Mozart Sinfonia Concertante, K. 297b." Program notes by Peter Quantrill in English, German, French, and Spanish. Warner Classics 2564 62791-2. 68'77''. ©2005....
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"Ludwig Van Beethoven / Works for Piano Duet": Sonata in D Major, Opus 6; Three Marches, Opus 45; Eight Variations on a Theme by Count Waldstein, WoO 67; Lied "Ich Denke Dein" with Six Variations, WoO 74; Symphony No. 7, Opus 92. Prague Piano Duo
"Ludwig van Beethoven / Works for Piano Duet": Sonata in D Major, Opus 6; Three Marches, Opus 45; Eight Variations on a Theme by Count Waldstein, WoO 67; Lied "Ich denke dein" with Six Variations, WoO 74; Symphony No. 7, Opus 92. Prague Piano Duo. Notes...
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New Rare Beethoveniana (and Brentaniana) at the Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies 2004-2006
I. Music Scores of Works by Beethoven AloneA. First editions(arranged by date)Fortepiano Sonatas, Opus 1, nos. 1-3(1796): "TROIS ~ SONATES / Pour le Clavecin ou Piano-Forte / Composées et Dediées / A Mr. Joseph Haydn / Maitre de Chapelle de S. A. Monseigneur...
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Recent Beethoven and Beethoven-Related Publications 2004-2006
THE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTIONS OF BOOKS AND SCORES RECENTLY ACQUIRED BY THE BEETHOVEN CENTER are intended to aid readers in selecting new publications that appeal to their individual interests. Part I, Books for the General Reader, encompasses biographies,...
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The Santa Barbara Beethovenfest
THE SANTA BARBARA BEETHOVENFEST was inaugurated in December 2003 under the leadership of Dr. Allen Bishop, then President of the Santa Barbara Music Club. The mission of the Festival is to foster a deeper appreciation of the life and music of the master....
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"Triumph of the Organic": Aleksandr Nikolaevich Serov and the Ninth Symphony
The conscientious study of the late compositions of Beethoven is one of the main tasks of my life.1-A.N. SerovI. IntroductionIn the second quarter of the nineteenth century, Beethoven confounded Russian critics. Like their counterparts in the West, critics...
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"W.A. Mozart / Complete Sonatas for Keyboard and Violin." Vol. 1: Sonatas in G Major, K. 379; in C Major, K. 6; in F Major, K. 547; in B-Flat Major, K. 378. Vol. 2: Sonatas in C Major, K. 303; in D Major, K. 7; in G Major, K. 301; in F Major, K. 30; in E-Flat Major, K. 481. Gary Cooper, Fortepiano; Rachel Podger, Violin
"W.A. Mozart / Complete Sonatas for Keyboard and Violin." Vol. 1 : Sonatas in G Major, K. 379; in C Major, K. 6; in F Major, K. 547; in B-flat Major, K. 378. Vol. 2: Sonatas in C Major, K. 303; in D Major, K. 7; in G Major, K. 301 ; in F Major, K. 30;...
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