The Beethoven Journal

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 2, Winter

Basil Maine's Essay on the Criticism Written around the Beethoven Centenary of 1927
Reprints of NoteSuch was written on the subject of Beethoven during the centenary that it became almost impossible to summarize the evidence. After reading various appraisements of the symphonies, concertos, sonatas, quartets, songs, etc., we found ourselves...
Beethoven "Yearbooks," Beethoven Periodicals, and the Future of Beethoven Forum: With an Author Index to Vols. 1-8
It would be unnecessary poetic exaggeration to assert that the history of Beethoven "yearbooks" of the twentieth century is a graveyard littered with the bones of various series, but there is - as will be seen below in this abbreviated history - something...
"Diabelli" Variations, Opus 120
"Diabelli" Variations, Opus 120. Piotr Anderszewski, piano. Virgin Classics 7243 5 45468 2 2. 63'. ©2001. $16.97. Program notes in English, German, and French by Marcel Marnat.Piotr Anderszewski, born in 1969 of Polish-Hungarian parents, has established...
Genius: Owned or Borrowed?
Genius: Owned or Borrowed? Peter Kivy. The Possessor and the Possessed / Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and the Idea of Musical Genius. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. ISBN 0-300-08758-6. $35.Genius is a word that assumes many varied degrees of meaning...
Letter to the Editor
To the Editor:Owen Jander and I may appear to have very different views about Johann Baptist Cramer's report that he heard Mozart's C Minor Pianoforte Concerto (K. 491) when he was in Beethoven's company in Vienna in 1799 (see my article "The Cramer...
Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2: Versions for Piano and String Quintet
"Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2: Versions for Piano and String Quintet." Fumiko Shiraga, piano; The Bremen String Soloists. Bis CD-1177; 66'04". ©2000. $17.97. Program notes in English, German, and French by Ralf Schnitzer. Recorded September 5-8, 2000.In...
Selected Special Acquisitions (2000-2001) at the Beethoven Center
This selective list describes first editions of Beethoven's music and other special materials acquired by the Beethoven Center in 2000-2001. Also listed are other editions from Beethoven's lifetime and later editions of bibliographic interest.Memberships...
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