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Beethoven

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Katlyn Zantingh

on 15 January 2013

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Transcript of Beethoven

Hope You Enjoyed It Thank YOU Beethoven Late Works German composer and Pianist
Born in Bonn
Moved to Vienna in 1792 to work with Haydn
Lived in Vienna until he died
Went completely deaf, but still continued to compose
Family: Johann van Beethoven, Maria Magdalena Beethoven, Kaspar Anton Karl van Beethoven, Nikolaus Johann van Beethoven
Most scholars accept 16 December 1770 as Beethoven's birthday Who was he? Clear reoccuring rhythm - tempos at mostly adagio and allegro/vivace
Very balanced melody, lots of call and response where first instruments of each section repeat the violin line
Major key, barely any chromaticism involved in any movement out of 4.
Texture: homophony- where each instrument takes turns, no polyphony
Frequently cresc. to decresc. every few bars
Second movement slows down and allows violins to play more melody than harmony whereas first movement they played a good amount of harmony
Orchestra not too large- mostly strings and woodwind
2 French horns and 2 trumpets
Third movement develops theme by taking out the slurs from ta_ya - ta ta Beethoven's First Symphony in C Major Valued imagination and emotion over intellect and reason
Born on three things
people were naturally good
physical passion is grand
political authority and rigid conventions should overthrown
Went from rigid structure, to telling stories and having emotional depth
Either heroic or tragic stories
Grand, exxagerated gestures Transition from Classical to Romantic Older works inspired by Bach and Handel
Influences incorporated in his newer music
Included last: five piano sonatas ...
Had become very ill in his later years
His commisions in 1822 were an inspiration
Had a newer style
Late quartets inspired other works of music
Beethovens Ninth Symphony BY: Robyn, Katlyn, Jennifer, Jalal Symphonie No. 5 Opus 67 Joining at movements 3 and 4
Variety of dynamics and tempo
Chromatic harmony
Dissonant chords About the Symphony Chore C minor to reflect "heroic stormy" settings
30 minutes
Premiered on Dec. 22 1808 at the theatre on VonWien in Vienna
Format
I. Allegro con brio. II. Andante con moto. III. Scherzo: Allegro. IV. Allegro
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