Beethoven as He Lived (Classic Reprint)

Beethoven as He Lived (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Beethoven as He Lived His figure not his work. It is clear that no picture of him is complete without the music which he breathed forth and sang in his paroxysms, I have attempted to draw it, but only in its outline, only in the course of its development. Perhaps I have succeeded now and again in following the traces of the highest possession of mankind in detail; but that would need a book for itself, and the present book has another object, moreover, apart from the fact that more has already been done in the way of musical analysis than of biography, such was not part of the plan of my book and would have overburdened it. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19mm | 476g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243279523
  • 9780243279524