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Beethoven : the man revealed, John Suchet

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Beethoven : the man revealed
Title
Beethoven
Title remainder
the man revealed
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John Suchet
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
lluminates Beethoven's difficult childhood, his struggle to find a wife, his ungovernable temper, his emotional volatility, his tendency to push away those trying to help him, and in middle age his obsessive compulsion to control his nephew's life
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Title
Beethoven
Creator
Summary
Beethoven scholar John Suchet has had a lifelong passion for the man and his music. In this book, he illuminates Beethoven's difficult childhood, his struggle to find a wife, his ungovernable temper, his emotional volatility, his tendency to push away those trying to help him, and in middle age his obsessive compulsion to control his nephew's life
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice 2013
Biography type
individual biography
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10231916
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
  • 780/.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.B4
LC item number
S88 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the man revealed
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the man revealed
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John Suchet
Beethoven : the man revealed, John Suchet
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Beethoven : the man revealed, John Suchet
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Includes index
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The Spaniard : in which a momentous life begins -- The right teacher : this boy could become 'a second Mozart' -- Meeting Mozart : watch out for that boy -- Word spreads : young Beethoven as kitchen scullion -- Impressing the Viennese : but Haydn feels the wrath of an angry young man -- My poor hearing haunts me : but there is 'a dear charming girl who loves me' -- Only my art held me back : in which Beethoven considers suicide -- Egyptian hieroglyphics : Napoleon is no more than 'a common tyrant' -- O, beloved J! : musical failure, but will Beethoven succeed in love? -- A deeply immoral woman : Beethoven holds the most important concert of his life, and is offered a job -- Under cannon fire : in which Beethoven once again tries his luck at love -- Immortal beloved : 'my angel, my all, my very self' -- An utterly untamed personality : Beethoven turns again to his 'poor shipwrecked opera' -- Into the witness box : how the single letter 'o' ruined Beethoven's life -- A musical gift from London : how Rossini found Beethoven 'disorderly and dirty' -- 'I want to be a soldier' : in which Beethoven gets drunk with friends -- Two pistols and gunpowder : an invitation to get away from it all -- Frightening the oxen : 'The greatest composer of the century, and you treated him like a servant!' -- Terminally ill : 'His face was damp, he spat blood' -- The last master : 'He was an artist, but a man as well.'
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ocn837956457
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xv, 389 pages
Isbn
9780802122063
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)

Library Locations

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      73 Locust St, Dover, NH, 03820, USA
      43.19289 -70.876331
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