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Elvis van Beethoven

Elvis Von, as he preferred to be known, was the brother of the brilliant composer and pianist, Ludwig van Beethoven. Little is known about Elvis’s life, but documents discovered after his famous brother’s death in 1827 indicate Elvis was ostracized by his community for his propensity for spangly attire and repeated bouts of hip gyrations. 161 more words

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Free Ludwig van Beethoven e-cards

Free Ludwig van Beethoven e-cards

Great e-cards for the classical music appreciator! Lovely art works of Beethoven.

They even have recordings some of his lesser known works to add to them. 10 more words

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Happy 244th, Ludwig…

Today is the traditional birth date of Ludwig Van Beethoven. We don’t know for sure when he was born, but we do know he was christened on the 17th – and the tradition at the time was to christen a child the day after its birth. 237 more words

An Appreciation

Beethoven Nine Variations C Minor on a March by Ernst Dressler WoO.63

Beethoven Nine Variations C Minor on a March by Ernst Dressler WoO.63.

This was Ludwig’s first published work, composed in 1782 when he was just 12 years old.  66 more words

Ludwig Van Beethoven

On this day, Bonn 1770...

  On this day, Bonn 1770…

Ludwig van Beethoven was born in the above house on the Bonngasse 515, now number 20.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beethoven_House

                                         Happy Birthday Ludwig! 58 more words

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Ethical Considerations in Music

Saint Clement of Alexandria was convinced that goodness is intrinsic to certain kinds of music and wickedness to others.  He encouraged the faithful in the usage of diatonic melodies and regular meters, exhorted them to avoid “chromatics and syncopation” which, he believed, led to “drunkenness and debauchery.”  This belief is still widespread.  356 more words

Music

Beethoven, Piano and Clarinet Trio in B-flat, op.11: Jacqueline du Pré

Beethoven, Piano and Clarinet Trio in B-flat, op.11: Jacqueline du Pré

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

The Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 11, was composed by… 241 more words

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