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Beethoven : anguish and triumph : a biography / Jan Swafford.

Swafford, Jan, author. (Author).
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Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver BIO BEE-L SWA-J (Text) 34304000767180 Adult - Biography Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville B Bee (Text) 32604000203191 DCTPLD AD Biography Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg BIO BEETHOVEN (Text) 32826012041562 Adult Biography Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland B B415 (Text) 76383000428803 Adult Biographies Available -
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon BIO BEETHOVEN (Text) 30653006309843 Adult Biographies Available -
Monon Town and Township Public Library - Monon 921 BEETHOVEN (Text) 36825000792273 Non-Fiction Available -
 : In memory of Lola Ward Ricks given by Nancy K. Campbell.
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville B BEE (Text) 78551000517468 Biography Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 921 Beethoven (Text) 31208911559047 non-fiction Available -
Seymour Main Library B BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN (Text) 37500004200503 Biographies Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780618054749
  • ISBN: 061805474X
  • Physical Description: xxi, 1077 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, music, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 946-1054) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Bonn, electorate of Cologne -- Father, mother, son -- Reason and revolution -- Loved in turn -- Golden age -- A journey and a death -- Bildung -- Stem and book -- Unreal city -- Chains of craftsmanship -- Generalissimo -- Virtuoso -- Fate's hammer -- The good, the beautiful, and the melancholy -- The new path -- Oh, fellow men -- Heaven and Earth will tremble -- Geschrieben auf Bonaparte -- Our hearts were stirred -- That haughty beauty -- Schemes -- Darkness to light -- Thus be enabled to create -- Myths and men -- My angel, my self -- We finite beings -- The queen of the night -- What is difficult -- The sky above, the law within -- Qui venit in nomine Domini -- You millions -- Ars longa, vita brevis -- Plaudite, amici -- Appendix.
Summary, etc.: An esteemed music historian provides a rich, detailed overview of the life of Ludwig van Beethoven, traveling from Enlightenment-era Bonn to the musical capital of Europe, Vienna, to vividly describe the composer's career, ill health and romantic rejections.
Subject: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
Composers > Germany > Biography.

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