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The Resource Beethoven : the man revealed, John Suchet

Beethoven : the man revealed, John Suchet

Label
Beethoven : the man revealed
Title
Beethoven
Title remainder
the man revealed
Statement of responsibility
John Suchet
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
llluminates Beethoven's difficult childhood, his struggle to find a wife, his ungovernable temper, his emotional volatility, his tendency to push away those trying to help him, and in middle age his obsessive compulsion to control his nephew's life
Summary
Beethoven scholar John Suchet has had a lifelong passion for the man and his music. In this book, he illuminates Beethoven's difficult childhood, his struggle to find a wife, his ungovernable temper, his emotional volatility, his tendency to push away those trying to help him, and in middle age his obsessive compulsion to control his nephew's life
Tone
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice 2013
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10231916
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Suchet, John
Dewey number
  • 780/.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.B4
LC item number
S88 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Composers
  • Composers
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the man revealed
Label
Beethoven : the man revealed, John Suchet
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Spaniard : in which a momentous life begins -- The right teacher : this boy could become 'a second Mozart' -- Meeting Mozart : watch out for that boy -- Word spreads : young Beethoven as kitchen scullion -- Impressing the Viennese : but Haydn feels the wrath of an angry young man -- My poor hearing haunts me : but there is 'a dear charming girl who loves me' -- Only my art held me back : in which Beethoven considers suicide -- Egyptian hieroglyphics : Napoleon is no more than 'a common tyrant' -- O, beloved J! : musical failure, but will Beethoven succeed in love? -- A deeply immoral woman : Beethoven holds the most important concert of his life, and is offered a job -- Under cannon fire : in which Beethoven once again tries his luck at love -- Immortal beloved : 'my angel, my all, my very self' -- An utterly untamed personality : Beethoven turns again to his 'poor shipwrecked opera' -- Into the witness box : how the single letter 'o' ruined Beethoven's life -- A musical gift from London : how Rossini found Beethoven 'disorderly and dirty' -- 'I want to be a soldier' : in which Beethoven gets drunk with friends -- Two pistols and gunpowder : an invitation to get away from it all -- Frightening the oxen : 'The greatest composer of the century, and you treated him like a servant!' -- Terminally ill : 'His face was damp, he spat blood' -- The last master : 'He was an artist, but a man as well.'
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 389 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802122063
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
sti
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)837956457
  • (OCoLC)ocn837956457
  • 327302
Label
Beethoven : the man revealed, John Suchet
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Spaniard : in which a momentous life begins -- The right teacher : this boy could become 'a second Mozart' -- Meeting Mozart : watch out for that boy -- Word spreads : young Beethoven as kitchen scullion -- Impressing the Viennese : but Haydn feels the wrath of an angry young man -- My poor hearing haunts me : but there is 'a dear charming girl who loves me' -- Only my art held me back : in which Beethoven considers suicide -- Egyptian hieroglyphics : Napoleon is no more than 'a common tyrant' -- O, beloved J! : musical failure, but will Beethoven succeed in love? -- A deeply immoral woman : Beethoven holds the most important concert of his life, and is offered a job -- Under cannon fire : in which Beethoven once again tries his luck at love -- Immortal beloved : 'my angel, my all, my very self' -- An utterly untamed personality : Beethoven turns again to his 'poor shipwrecked opera' -- Into the witness box : how the single letter 'o' ruined Beethoven's life -- A musical gift from London : how Rossini found Beethoven 'disorderly and dirty' -- 'I want to be a soldier' : in which Beethoven gets drunk with friends -- Two pistols and gunpowder : an invitation to get away from it all -- Frightening the oxen : 'The greatest composer of the century, and you treated him like a servant!' -- Terminally ill : 'His face was damp, he spat blood' -- The last master : 'He was an artist, but a man as well.'
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 389 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802122063
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
sti
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)837956457
  • (OCoLC)ocn837956457
  • 327302

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