The Beethoven Journal

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 1, Summer

Albrecht "Albi" Rosenthal Passed Away in Oxford on August 3, 2004, Just a Few Months before His Ninetieth Birthday
A fine obituary appeared in the London newspaper The Independent on August 10, 2004, which described Albi as a gentleman of the highest integrity and well appreciated by the hundreds of people who had contact with him. I was fortunate to be one of those...
Albrecht Gabriel Rosenthal: October 5, 1914-August 3, 2004
THE GREAT MUSIC ANTIQUARIAN DEALER ALBRECHT ROSENTHAL, KNOWN WITH GREAT AFFECTION AS "ALBI," died in Oxford, England, on August 3, 2004. Born on October 5, 1914, in Munich into a family distinguished in the arts, Albi requested and received a violin...
"First Name Unknown": Violist Anton Schreiber, the Schuppanzigh Quartet, and Early Performances of Beethoven's String Quartets, Opus 59
I. IntroductionTHE LITERATURE CONCERNING THE LIFE AND WORKS OF LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN HAS LONG INDICATED THAT THE COMPOSER'S PREFERRED VIOLINIST IN CHAMBER MUSIC WAS IGNAZ SCHUPPANZIGH (1776-1830). Born in Vienna, Schuppanzigh assembled around himself...
From the Editor's Desk
WHEN WE ARE CHILDREN, WE TAKE AS ARTICLE OF FAITH THAT THE OLDER WE BECOME, THE CLEARER THE WORLD WILL SEEM, that we will naturally achieve a deep understanding of the world's ways and our own place in it. Eyes and ears fixed on our parents, their friends,...
Recent Beethoven and Beethoven-Related Publications 2002-2004
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,...
Revolutionary and Operatic Models for the Funeral March of the Eroica Symphony
I. The Funeral MarchTHE FUNERAL MARCH AS A FUNCTIONAL PIECE HAS A LONG AND LARGELY UNTRACEABLE HISTORY. Handbooks of military music and accounts of funeral ceremonies suggest that the earliest marches were sometimes nothing more than a slow regular beat...
Ten Further Thoughts on Beethoven's Sonata in A-Flat Major, Opus 110, from a Performer's Perspective
AFTER READING MY ARTICLE "CHARACTER IN BEETHOVEN'S SONATA IN A-FLAT MAJOR, OPUS 110," in print in the Winter 2003 issue of this journal, I regretted what had, of necessity, to be omitted there. I would like to add the following ten items to further extend...

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