The Beethoven Journal

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 2, 2016

An Appreciation: William Rhea Meredith
AS DIRECTOR OF THE BEETHOVEN CENTER at San Jose State University for over thirty years, William Meredith has made an outstanding contribution to Beethoven studies and Beethoven appreciation. I've been working on a book on Beethoven as a revolutionary...
Beethoven Auction Report (2016)
J.A. Stargardt, BerlinAutographen aus allen Gebieten (Katalog 703), April 5-6,2016Profiles in History, Calabasas, CaliforniaHistorical Auction 84, April 18,2016Sotheby's, LondonMusic and Continental Books and Manuscripts, May 24,2016The Library of an...
Beethoven's Creative Vision: Journeys and Worlds
ON NOVEMBER 14-16, 2016, the conference "Beethoven's Creative Vision: Journeys and Worlds" took place at the Israel Institute of Advanced Studies (HAS) on the Givat Ram campus of Hebrew University in Jerusalem.It was a special event in many ways. Unlike...
Irma Brilliant 1921-2017
E ARE SAD TO ANNOUNCE the passing on January 26 of our beloved Irma, wife of the Beethoven Center's founder, Ira F. Brilliant, and passionate supporter of the arts. In many ways, Irma was the inspiration that helped her husband realize his dream of sharing...
"I Was Now in the Birthplace of Beethoven": The First European Research Expedition of Alexander Wheelock Thayer, 1849-1851
"In April, 18491sailed for Europe. From May to October I was in Bonn studying German and collectingjdcts on Beethoven. Isupported myself in part by writing lettersfor American newspapers. In October I went to Berlin where I was most of the time until...
Recent Beethoven Scores, Manuscript Facsimiles, and Books (2015-16)
The following summaries of scores and books recently acquired by the Beethoven Center are intended to aid readers in selecting new publications that appeal to their individual interests. Part I, "Beethoven Facsimiles and Music Editions," includes sketchbook...
The Beethoven Family Graves in Vienna
WHILE LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN'S GRAVE IN VIENNA'S ZENTRALFRIEDHOF attracts thousands of visitors every year, other graves of Beethoven's relatives are ignored, either completely unknown, or unmarked and forgotten. Investigating the history of these sites...
The Sixth New Beethoven Research Conference November 2-3,2016, Vancouver, Canada
HE SIXTH NEW BEETHOVEN RESEARCH CONFERENCE featured not only a witty and deeply informative keynote address about forgeries by the longtime director of the Beethoven-Haus museum and curator of the collection, Dr. Michael Ladenburger, but also our first...
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