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More Sketches of Beethoven

Continuing this “Beethoven series” inspired by Elene’s researches :  this post includes some journaling over the weekend, and portraits of the master by others, and from my new sketches. 2,388 more words

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downbythebrook reblogged this on EdwardianPiano and commented:

Another set of extraordinary portraits of Beethoven by artist Jane Adams.

Diabelli’s Variations and the Hugh Lane’s mysterious moving piano

American pianist Edmund Battersby, who gave the opening concert of the Dublin International Piano Festival at the Hugh Lane Gallery on Saturday, may well have felt at times that he was in some sort of movie scene rather than in a regular concert. 195 more words

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Beethoven Three Sonatas Op. 31, Ruxandra Oancea fortepiano

Beethoven Three Sonatas Op. 31, Ruxandra Oancea fortepiano

I like the meditative pauses  Ms Oancea does between playing one movement to the next…beautiful performance. Her performance of the Allegretto of the Tempest sonata is wow..just wow…

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On the cutting room floor, andante favori. Poem by Nicole Skibola

On the cutting room floor, andante favori

Poem by Nicole Skibola

The sonata was too long, too many strings sewing her stories threaded like cobwebs layer upon layer upon layer over her gasping lungs…

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Vincent & Ludwig #5

“i paint starry nights, Ludwig, to help me forget each torrid day”

“and i compose odes to joy, Vincent, to keep pain at bay”

“we are alike, you and i, dear Ludwig”, Vincent says as he sketches a smile… 17 more words

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BEETHOVEN

once I wrote for amazon:
“One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.” With this Nietzsche quote Ludwig van Beethoven would certainly be brought precisely to the point. 1,106 more words

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Human Landscape - Sketches of Beethoven

Last week, I got very excited about this link:

https://elenedom.wordpress.com/2015/07/21/beethoven-guest-blogger/

Here, Elene explores a musician friend’s contact with Beethoven, comparing it to her own subtle relation with him and with Chopin. 1,495 more words

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downbythebrook reblogged this on EdwardianPiano and commented:

Beautiful portraits of Ludwig van Beethoven by the talented artist Jane Adams- these are just stunning!