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Chapter 10 GMUS Beethoven Bridge to Romanticism Grave slow Opus work in Latin Adopted by composers to enumerate and identify their compositions quotPathetiguequotsonata one of the most famous compositions Beethoven titled this piano sonata in order to suggest the passion and pathos he felt within it Piano Sonata muti movement work for solo instrument quotPathetiquequot suggests passion and pathos More virtuosic than any earlier sonata Sonata allegro form controls the intensity Extremes of range dynamics tempo Beethoven played it frequently in aristocratic homes Scherzo a rapid jovial work in triple meter often used in place of the minuet as a third movement in a string quartet or symphony Sonata originally quot something soundedquot on an instrument as opposed to quotsomething sungquot later a mutimovement work for solo instrument or instrument with keyboard accompaniment 0 Piano evolved with Beethoven From a 5 octave double strung 175 lb piano in a harpsichord case I A 6 octave triple strung 350 lb piano with 6 tons of tension 1 Pathetigue Piano Sonata Quintet in E at for piano and winds 0 1799 0 Grave Piano Sonata Played in aristocratic homes Passion amp Pathos 2 Symphony No 3 Symphony No 5 most of Beethoven s music came from middle period 18151820 Beethoven didn t write much 3 1820 String Quartet op 132 third movement Rough childhood Father exploited young Beethoven as a young prodigy Met Mozart in Vienna Studied with Haydn in Vienna Famous in Vienna for his piano playing Beethoven remained a free composer his entire life Couldn t hear l loss of hearing He became a well known eccentric in Vienna often wandering the streets humming mumbling and sometimes composing Demonstrated how personal expression might expand the con nes of classical style 1796 early symptoms ringing in his ears tinnitus 1802 Heilligenstadt Testament Contemplates suicide I would have ended my life it was only my art that held me backquot 1816 Began using an ear trumpet 1817 no longer could hear music 18118 began using quot conversation booksquot Large scale expansive brilliant heroic quotbum bum bum bum scary music intensequot 1808 Composed orchestra trombones piccolo contrabassoon Composed between 18041808 Four movements convey a sense of psychological progression 1 Fateful encounter with elemental forces 2 Period of quite soul searching 3 Further wrestling with the elements 4 Triumphant victory over fate Cyclic use of thematic transformation
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