The Beethoven Journal

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 1, Summer

Beethoven and His Copyists: Written Conversations
I. Introduction: Misconceptions about Beethoven's CopyistsWhile Beethoven's autographs are extremely valuable-as can be seen most obviously in the prices they reach at auction-copies of his works made by professional scribes are far less appreciated.1...
Beethoven's Handel and the Messiah Copies
I. Beethoven and HandelMany musicians know ot the presentation to Beethoven of the collected Handel edition by Samuel Arnold in forty volumes, an edition that arrived on December 14,1826, a few months before Beethoven s death on March 26, 1827.1 Beethovens...
Beethoven: The Late Piano Sonatas
"Beethoven: The Late Piano Sonatas." Fortepiano Sonata in A Major, Opus 101 [21:25]; Fortepiano Sonata in B-flat Major, Opus 106 (Hammerklavier) [41:44]; Fortepiano Sonata in E Major, Opus 109 [18:51]; Fortepiano Sonata in A-flat Major, Opus 1 10 [19:41];...
New Acquisition: "Ludwig Van Beethoven": Karl Christian Friedrich Krause's 1827 Biographical Sketch and Music Discussion
In 1827 the German philosopher and musician Karl Christian Friedrich Krause (1781-1832) published a monograph tided Darstellungen aus der Geschichte der Musik nebst vorbereitenden Lehren aus der Theorie der Musik, that is, A Representation ofthe History...
Recent Beethoven Publications and Related Books 2013-2014
The following summaries of books recently acquired by the Beethoven Center are intended to aid readers in selecting new publications that appeal to their individual interests. Part I, "Biography," includes letters, diaries, and other biographical and...
The Kernis Project: Beethoven
"The Kernis Project: Beethoven." String Quartet in C Major ("Razumovsky"), Opus 59, no. 3 [32:26]; Aaron Jay Kernis: String Quartet No. 2 ("Música instrumentalis") [38:42]. The Jasper String Quartet. Notes byj Freivogel, Rachel Henderson Freivogel, Aaron...
What Did Beethoven Really Say about the Mozart Requiem?
Mozart's and Cherubini's Requiems; Beethoven's, Holz's, and Seyfried s ViewsIn the liner notes to Nikolaas Harnoncourts 2004 recording of the Mozart Requiem, he makes the following statement, which is of particular interest to Mozart and Beethoven enthusiasts:...
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Requiem: Reconstruction of First Performance/Mozart Requiem
"Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Requiem: Reconstruction of First Performance." Dunedin Consort. John Butt, director. Joanne Lutt, soprano; Rowan Hellier, alto; Thomas Hubbs, tenor; Matthew Brook, bass. Mozart: Requiem; Misericordias domini, D Minor, K. 222;...
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