The Beethoven Journal

Articles from Vol. 26, No. 1, Summer

Beethoven in the Eyes of His Contemporaries
Beethoven in the Eyes of His Contemporaries Beethoven aus der Sicht seiner Zeitgenossen in Tagebüchern, Briefen, Gedichten, und Erinnerungen [Beethoven as Viewed by his Contemporaries in Diaries, Letters, Poems, and Reminiscences]. Edited by Klaus Martin...
Beethoven Run Over: A Curious Traffic Accident in Early 1819
THE PROCESS OF DIGITIZATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF COPYRIGHT-FREE HISTORICAL BOOKS, DOCUMENTS, AND NEWSPAPERS ONTHE INTERNET has shown a steady increase in recent years. Such disclosures of source materials, of course, gready facilitate investigation and...
Beethoven, Spirituality, and Spiritualism in 20th-Century England and America
I. IntroductionThanks to the work especially of the American nanscendentalist John S. Dwight, a Beethoven performance in nineteenth-century America was more than a mere musical event, becoming a sacralized. uplifting experience, a moment not only of...
Great Expectations: Beethoven's Twenty-Five Scottish Songs
I. IntroductionBeethovens Tweñty-Five Scottish Songs, Opus 108, met with a strong reception: six positive reviews in as many years following its 1822 publication by Schlesinger in Berlin.1 Yet that reception is also notoriously confused. In general,...
Recent Beethoven Publications 2009-2010 (and Related Books 2008-2010)
THE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTIONS OF BOOKS, SCORES, AND MANUSCRIPT FACSIMILES RECENTLY ACQUIRED BYTHE BEETHOVEN CENTER are intended to aid readers in selecting new publications that appeal to their individual interests. Part I, "All (or Mosdy) About Beethoven,"...
Siepmann's Haydn
Siepmann's Haydn Jeremy Siepmann, Joseph Haydn: Narrated Biography with Numerous Musical Examples. A 4 CD/CD-ROM boxed set with 1 48-page booklet. London: Naxos Multimedia (8.558091-94), 2003. ISBN Ì-84379O69-Ó. Available from barnesandnoble. com for...
The First Edition of the Instrumental Parts of the Ninth Symphony, "Ode to Joy" Opus 125
NEW ACQUISITIONIn 1977, rhe 150th anniversary of Beethoven's death, Ira Brilliant purchased the first issue of the first score edition of the Ninth Symphony from the respected American antiquariat William Salloch of Ossining, New York. One of the most...
The State of the Center and Society - June 30, 2011
AS THE BEETHOVEN CENTER'S FISCAl. YEAR ALIGNS WITH THAT OF SAN JOSÉ STATE iUNIVERSITY, which ends on June 30 each year, chis seems an opportune moment to review the high and low points of 2010-2011.The year began with an extraordinary challenge that...

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