Ludwig van Beethoven Vlog No. 08 - 6th Symphony

beethoven beethoven 2020 May 21, 2020
 

Beethoven's 6th Symphony

A breakthrough in programmatic music and a demonstration of Beethoven's love for nature.

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Ludwig van Beethoven Vlog No. 07 - deafness

 

Imagine you're one of the most brilliant composers of all time and at a relatively young age of 27 your hearing gets worse and worse. Your life is built upon the sound of music and now it's taken away from you. What a tragedy!

Beethoven, stubborn as he was, never gave up (despite initial thoughts on suicide) and even completed some of his most outstanding work while being completely deaf. What a genius!

Never give up - and play with passion!

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Franz Schubert - Mourning or Yearning Walz

 

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Beautiful little walz by Franz Schubert which is just absolutely lovely. Enjoy!

 

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Ludwig van Beethoven Vlog No. 06 - breadsoup story

beethoven beethoven 250 fun Mar 12, 2020
 

Wanna hear a funny story? 

It is said that Beethoven always wanted 10 eggs to his breadsoup on fastday. And when served the raw eggs for his soup he made a fuss and was checking them vigorously. Holding them up against the sun, smelling them, looking for cracks - and if he didn't like them - well - listen to the video :) 

 

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Ludwig van Beethoven Vlog No. 05 - Patterns

 
Ioana Ilie demonstrates the simplicity of Beethovens compositions by means of simple patterns.
 
Have you seen Ioana's class on piano improvisation yet? Go check it out here: Classical Improvisation
 
To learn more about Ioana Ilie visit her website: www.ioanailie.com
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Ludwig van Beethoven Vlog No. 04 - Beethoven arrested!

beethoven beethoven250 Feb 28, 2020
 

Did you know that Beethoven sometimes looked so scruffy that one time he was mistaken for a vagabond and taken into custody by the police? :)

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Ludwig van Beethoven Vlog No. 03 - Haydn

beethoven beethoven250 Feb 20, 2020
 

After the missed opportunity of studying with Mozart (see previous video) another door opened for the young Ludwig van Beethoven.

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Ludwig van Beethoven Vlog No. 02 - His mother

beethoven Feb 13, 2020
 
In this video I am talking about a very important year in Beethoven's early life. One of missed opportunity and of great loss.
 
Let me know if you think these videos are valuable and if you would like to see more like this or let me know if you'd like another topic to be discussed as well. Just leave a comment.
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Ludwig van Beethoven Vlog No. 01 - His birth

beethoven beethoven 250 Feb 07, 2020
 

This is the start of a series of videos dedicated to unveiling Beethoven's life. We will go through his major steps in life and see what we can learn from him.

 

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Conductors and Singers

Uncategorized Jan 07, 2020
 

and what to learn from them.

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