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Beethoven's Letters

Beethoven's Letters
A Critical Edition with Explanatory Notes
2 Volume Set

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Music

  • Date Published: November 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108078474

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  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) was a prolific letter writer. Often written in great haste - he regularly signed off 'in der Eile' - his correspondence allows us to follow his anxieties and preoccupations. From his first letter, written at the age of thirteen, wherein he declared his lifelong commitment to the craft of music, through the poignant 'Heiligenstadt Testament', up to the final codicil to his will, these documents reveal the human figure behind some of the greatest music ever written. In this two-volume English translation of 1909, John South Shedlock (1843–1919) retains as far as possible the idiosyncratic and error-ridden texts as written by the great composer. Volume 1 covers the years to 1816, and includes Beethoven's heartbreaking unsent 1802 letter to his brothers. Volume 2, spanning the period 1816–27, finds Beethoven concerned over his financial situation and the poor printing of his music.

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    • Date Published: November 2014
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108078474
    • length: 1036 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 142 x 61 mm
    • weight: 1.31kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1: Preface to German edition
    Preface
    Letters 1-550. Volume 2: Letters 551-1220.

  • Author

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Translator

    J. S. Shedlock

    Editor

    Alfred Christlieb Kalischer

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