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Thursday, August 25th

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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor
Sviatoslav Richter (1915-1997), live, Moscow, 1975

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Here in my house…

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Beethoven - the first recording (1889)

A listening aid to the very first recording of Beethoven’s music, the Romance in F major, Op.50, recorded September 13 1889: alongside the original (played by Herr Krahmer and Herr Schmalfuß), are two other performance extracts (played by Louise Chisson, recorded 2010, and Jascha Heifetz, recorded 1951).

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Wednesday, August 24th

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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major (“Waldstein”); Daniel Barenboim (piano), live, Berlin, 2005

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Moon woke me up…

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Teju Cole's Favourite Records

“I think the big musical moment happened for me in my second year of college, after I went to the US. That was when I really got into both jazz and classical, at the same time.

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Tuesday, August 23rd

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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Piano Sonata No. 5 in C minor
Jonathan Biss, live, New York, 2011


One of the things I admire about this performance is its immediacy: it feels not like recitation but spontaneous utterance. 23 more words

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Ludwig van Beethoven | Music Quotes

Quotes offer so much insight into the life a person. They way the think. The way they feel. What values they hold to.

Here are a few of those precious words by classical and romantic period composer Ludwig van Beethoven. 231 more words

3rd Grade

Immortal Beloved

My thoughts go out to you, my Immortal Beloved

I can live wholly with you or not at all –

Be calm my life, my all. 38 more words

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