The Beethoven Journal

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 1, Summer

Affective Organization in Beethoven's Gellert Lieder, Opus 48
Affirming Joanna Cobb Biermann's Theory on Beethoven's Intended Order of the SongsI. IntroductionThe tonal organization of Beethoven's Geliert Lieder has long been a source of discussion and concern.1 Why would Beethoven juxtapose the distant keys of...
Beethoven Auction Report FALL 2009
San Rafael Auction Gallery, October 3, 2009J.A. Stargardt, Berlin; Moirandat Company, Basel, Autographen aus allen Gebieten, Basel, Switzerland, November 26-27, 2009Sotheby's, Music and Continental Books anä Manuscripts, London, December 8, 2009Christies...
Beethoven on CD
"BEETHOVEN Piano Sonatas": No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, Opus 27, no. 2 ("Moonlight") [15:31]; no. 4 in E-flat Major, Opus 7 (28:32); no, 8 in C Minor, Opus 13 (Pathétique) (18:16), ©2004. Mari Kodama, piano. Notes by Franz Steiger in English, German, and...
Beethoven's Fifth Symphony: A Forgotten Anecdote Discovered
WHEN EDMUND MORRIS BEGAN HIS RECENT BOOK ON BEETHOVEN. The chose ro start wich an anecdote about a blizzard chat engulfed Massachusetts in the winter of 1978. When che snow finally subsided and the sun came our, a student at Harvard University placed...
Miscellanea
IN THE LAST ISSUE we mentioned a study completed at Brigham Young University focusing on infants and musical cognition. One universal concern that many parents seem to have is how to introduce their infant1; most effectively to intellectual stimulation,...
The Mask of Beethoven Brutus, Revolution, and the Egyptian Mysteries
Rekindle the heroic memory of rhe Greeks and Brutus.- François-Joseph Gossec, Le Triomphe de In République1Tyrants conduct monologues above a million solitudes.- Albert Camus, The RebelNow that I am old and there cannot be much time reserved for me,...
The Nazi Origins of the Pasqualati-Haus Beethoven Museum in Vienna
Translation and reprint with permission of the Wiener Beethoven Gesellschaft from the WBG-Mittaiunffelatt39, 2/2008.1THREE COLUMNS IN THE VÖLKISCHER BEOBACHTER on January 11, 1939, document the beginning of the history of the Beethoven Memoria] Site...
WEBeethoven: Advertimento
BEETHOVEN'S MUSICAL LEGACY has left an indelible impression on societies across the globe, and today his stature as a musical figure is larger than life. It's no wonder, then, that advertisers use his positive influence on generations of music-loving...