The Beethoven Journal

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 1, Summer

Beethoven Auction Report (2006)
Gros & Delleriez, Paris, May 17, 2006Sotheby's, London, May 19, 2006Sotheby's, London),, June 12, 2006Sotheby's, London, June 13, 2006Stargardt, Berlin, November 21-22, 2006Sorheby's, London, November 30, 2006Sorheby's, New York, December 11, 2006Although...
"BEETHOVEN. Kreutzer Sonata Op. 47 [Arranged for Cello by Carl Czerny]; Horn Sonata in F Major [Arranged for Cello by the Composer], Op. 17; 'Eyeglass' Duet, Viola & Cello, WoO 32." Rafael Wallfisch, Adolphe Gand Cello, Paris, 1849; John Yorke, Piano (Unidentified); Yuko Inoue, J.B. Vuillaume Viola
Beethoven (and J.S. Bach) on CD"BEETHOVEN. Kreutzer Sonata Op. 47 [arranged for cello by Carl Czerny]; Horn Sonata in F Major [arranged for cello by the composer], Op. 17; 'Eyeglass' Duet, viola & cello, WoO 32." Rafael Wallfisch, Adolphe Gand cello,...
Beethoven Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 4
"BEETHOVEN PIANO CONCERTOS NOS. 1 & 4." Lang Lang, piano; Orchestre de Paris conducted by Christoph Eschenbach. Recorded in Paris in January 2007; piano not identified. Cadenzas by Beethoven. Liner notes, "Lang Lang and Christoph Eschenbach in Perfect...
"BEETHOVEN PIANO SONATAS": No. 30 in E Major, Opus 109; No. 31 in A-Flat Major, Opus 110; No. 32 in C Minor/Major, Opus 111. Mitsuko Uchida, Piano (Unidentified)
"BEETHOVEN PIANO SONATAS": No. 30 in E Major, Opus 109; No. 31 in A-flat Major, Opus 110; No. 32 in C Minor/ Major, Opus 111. Mitsuko Uchida, piano (unidentified). Recorded at the Concert Hall, Snape Maltings, on May 12-20, 2005. Program notes in English...
Beethoven's Tribute to Antonio Salieri in the Rondo of His Fortepiano Concerto in C Major, Opus 15 (and Beethoven's Hand-Copied Excerpts from Les Danaïdes)
IN DETERMINING THE INFLUENCE OF ONE MUSICAL GENERATION UPON ANOTHER, inquisitive musicologists often find themselves asking the classic queries so often encountered in elementary journalism class: who, what, where, when, why, and how?In the case of Beethoven's...
CONFERENCE REPORT: "Perspectives on Beethoven's 'Tempest' Sonata"
McGill University (Montreal, Canada), February 8-10, 2007THOSE OF US WHO ATTEND CONFERENCES ON A REGULAR BASIS can only hope, sometimes in vain, that the dissemination of knowledge and stimulation of ideas will outweigh the inconveniences of travel....
IN MEMORIAM: Emily Rhodes Lorraine 1925 - 2007
ON JULYS, 2007, AT THE AGE OF EIGHTY-ONE, EMILY RHODES LORRAINE, longtime member of the American Beethoven Society and a co-chair of the Young Pianist's Beethoven Competition, died peacefully from kidney cancer with her husband Ted and her son Tony by...
Recent Beethoven and Beethoven-Related Publications (2005-2007)
The following descriptions of books and scores recently acquired by the 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, histories,...
The Causes of Beethoven's Death and His Locks of Hair: A Forensic-Toxicological Investigation
IN DECEMBER 1994 FOUR MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN BEETHOVEN SOCIETY PURCHASED A LOCK OF 582 STRANDS OF BEETHOVEN'S HAIR at an auction at Sotheby's, London. ' The majority portion of the lock (422 strands) was later transferred to the Ira F. Brilliant Center...