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Beethoven: The Music and the Life

Beethoven: The Music and the Life

Lewis Lockwood

ISBN: 978-0-393-32638-3

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624 pages

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This brilliant portrayal weaves Beethoven's musical and biographical stories into their historical and artistic contexts. Lewis Lockwood sketches the turbulent personal, historical, political, and cultural frameworks in which Beethoven worked and examines their effects on his music. Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. 50 illustrations.