The Life of Ludwig Van Beethoven Volume 3

The Life of Ludwig Van Beethoven Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...Heiligenstadt, Penzing, Breitensee, Hietzing, Hetzendorf--were canvassed in consultation with Beethoven by his friends. His brother had again offered him a home on his estate and it was expected that Count Brunswick would come for the concert and take Beethoven back with him to Hungary. In all of the excursions which were made in the vicinity of Schonbrunn in search of a summer home, Schindler accompanied the composer to see, to advise, to negotiate. The choice fell upon Penzing, where an apartment was found in the first storey of the house numbered 43 belonging to a tailor in Vienna named Johann Horr, who was rejoiced to have so distinguished a tenant. Beethoven took it for the summer beginning on May 1, for a rental of 180 florins, C. M. The receipt is in existence, with a characteristic memorial of Beethoven's violent and abrupt change of mind concerning men and things. The lodgings were in all things adapted to his needs and Beethoven, entirely satisfied, moved into them soon after the second concert. An old couple lived in the parterre, but otherwise he was the only tenant of the house. But the house lay close to a footbridge over the little stream called the Wien Fluss and people 'Frimmel, however, placing faith in a tradition to that effect, says that the Decker drawin was made in the fall of 1825 in the Schwarzspanier House. The print issued by the "Al gemeine Musikalische Zeitung" could not be found by Dr. Deiters; but Thayer, (who spells the name of the artist-"Daker,") saw one in the hands of Prof. Spatzenegger, a son-in-law of the artist, in Salzburg. Two NEW OFFERS or THE Mass IN D 177 crossing it frequently stopped to gaze into his rooms. He could have saved himself the annoyance by drawing...show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236825683
  • 9781236825681