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Beethoven's "Eroica," Symphony #3 in E flat Major, Opus 55, 1803 - 1804

If I recall correctly, the tale goes somewhat like this:

Beethoven was chatting with his comrades in his home when one of the other men informs the maestro that Napoleon Bonaparte has just crowned himself Emperor of France.   1,239 more words

kurtnemes reblogged this on Kurt Nemes' Classical Music Almanac and commented:

Great, thoughtful, informative post about this piece and the historical context in which Beethoven birthed it. [youtube="https://youtu.be/YObQ6bP0eDQ"]

Time Travelling - Day Trip - Rhine River Boat Tour

Rhine River Boat Tour

I did this trip back in 2011, it is updated. This trip will take you thru the upper middle Rhine River via a one-way boat tour starting at Bingen am Rhine and ending at Sankt Goar. 1,030 more words


Time Travelling - Day Trip: Rudesheim Am Rhein (Ring Tour)

The Upper Middle Rhine, a beautiful, romantic wine valley, also a UNESCO site and one of my favorite day trip to introduce friends and family to Germany.  543 more words


Sunset Clouds

a photo essay by Sonja Bingen, our daughter


Evening in July

a photograph by Sonja Bingen, our daughter


More Hidden Treasure from Wolfgang’s Magic Suitcase

I have had many exciting finds through the course of my search for my family history: wonderful photographs and letters, newspaper articles, government documents, birth and marriage and death certificates, and so on.  2,074 more words