The Beethoven Journal

Articles from Vol. 18, No. 2, Winter

An English Translation of the Passages Beethoven Marked in His 1811 Edition of Sturm's Betrachtungen üBer Die Werke Gottes Im Reiche der Natur Und Vorsehung Auf Alle Tage Des Jahres (Revised and Complete in One Part)
ALTHOUGH STURM'S BETRACHTUNGEN WAS, AS NOTED IN CHARLES WITCOMBE'S ESSAY IN THE LAST ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL, WILDLY POPULAR IN ENGLISH-LANGUAGE EDITIONS DURING BEETHOVEN'S LIFETIME, none of the editions we have been able to examine thus far closely translates...
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Beethoven Auction Report: Christie's, London, December 3, 2003; Sotheby's, London, December 5, 2003; R & R Enterprises, December 17, 2003
DECEMBER 2003 FEATURED THREE AUCTIONS OF BEETHOVEN MATERIAL, which could be viewed as an appropriate tribute to Beethoven's birthday month. Christie's in London held their auction on the third of the month. The principal item was a sketch leaf composed...
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Beethoven Beaten Annually in Edmonton
ARE THE CITIZENS OF ALBERTA'S CAPITAL PARTICULARLY CRUEL TO FAMOUS COMPOSERS? Is cruelty the purpose of their annual "Beat Beethoven" event? Far from it! It is a road race for fundraising purposes to benefit the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. "Beat Beethoven"...
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Complete String Trios
"Complete String Trios." Adaskin String Trio: Emlyn Ngai, violin; Steve Larson, viola; Mark Fraser, violoncello. Musica Omnia MU 20106. ©2002. Disc 1: 69' 38''. Disc 2: 76' 35''. Program notes in English. $19.99.Just as some composers seem destined to...
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In Memoriam: Dr. Thomas Wendel (1924-2004)
Editor's note: On February 4, 2004, Dr. Thomas Wendel, acting director of the Beethoven Center from 1983-1985 and President of the American Beethoven Society from 1984-2004, passed away in San José from a stroke at the age of seventy-nine. In honor and...
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Lenin and Beethoven: Beyond the "Appassionata" Affair
I. introductionFOR THOSE FAMILIAR WITH THE LITERATURE ON THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION AND EARLY SOVIET HISTORY, Vladimir Lenin's reverence for the "Appassionata" Sonata, Opus 57, is well known. A reminiscence penned by the Soviet writer Maxim Gorky recalled...
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Missa Solemnis
Missa solemnis, Opus 123. Disc 1: 49' 11''. Disc 2: 32' 27''. Includes four "Bonus Tracks": (1) Ernst Krenek, Intermezzo from Karl V (6' 01'); (2) Krzysztof Penderecki, two movements from Passio et mors Domini nostril jesu Christi secundum Lucam (2'...
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Recent Beethoven and Beethoven-Related Publications (2001-2003)
(ProQuest: ... denotes obscured text omitted.)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...
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