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Beethoven and the construction of genius

musical politics in Vienna, 1792-1803

by Tia DeNora

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van, -- 1770-1827.,
  • Music and society.,
  • Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.,
  • Vienna (Austria) -- Intellectual life.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.209-224) and index.

    StatementTia DeNora.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.B4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 232 p. ;
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22348368M
    ISBN 100520088921

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DeNora makes important contributions not only to our knowledge of Beethoven and of the social construction of genius but to the general problems of how identities are created, shaped, and sustained and of how aesthetic claims gain authority."—Craig Calhoun.

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She explores the changing musical world of late eighteenth-century Vienna and follows the activities of the small circle of aristocratic patrons who paved the way for the composer's reconstructs the development. Still, his genius prevailed — a strong pianist, an inspired improviser, a violinist, a conductor, Beethoven also wrote hours upon hours of.

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It explores the changing musical world of late 18th-century Vienna and. Beethoven and the Construction of Genius: Musical Politics in Vienna, Work about Beethoven's first years in Vienna Author: Tia DENORA University of California Press 32 pages - ISBN: Ludwig van Beethoven.

Short biography and long presentation of works. Superbly illustrated. Author: Joseph SCHMIDT-GORG New York. Among the books brought forth by this Bicentennial, George Marek's classic biography (Beethoven: Biography of a Genius, by George R. Marek. Funk and Wagnalls, New York,pages, $) has received high praise, and justly so.

Beethoven’s genius was “constructed” by his society, above all by the upper class. DeNora writes: We have not understood Beethoven very well if we fail to realize that had he spent the decade of in London (as did Dussek), his.

Tia DeN ora, Beethoven and the Construction of Genius: Musical Politics in Vienna, begin his book on Beethoven's string quartets with it. But according to DeNora it became the rallying cry for elevating Beethoven to a position of genius.

It established Beethoven as the heir to both Haydn and Mozart,Author: Michael Broyles. Beethoven and the Construction of Genius: Musical Politics in Vienna, By Tia DeNora. Berkeley: University of California Press,[xvii, p. ISBN $ Beethoven and the Construction of Genius attempts to explain how Ludwig van Beethoven achieved his particular reputation between the yearshis arrival in.

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‘Deaf’ genius Beethoven was able to hear his final symphony after all Between andhe tried ear trumpets, with little success. Fromhe carried blank “conversation books Author: Dalya Alberge. Book Reviews No. 60/61, Spring/Fall Review of Tia DeNora. Beethoven and the Construction of Genius: Musical Politics in Vienna, Berkeley: University of Author: Michael Broyles.

This account reconceptualizes the notion of genius by placing the life and career of Ludwig van Beethoven in its social context. It explores the musical world of late 18th-century Vienna and. Edward Rothstein comments on various myths about genius, in light of Peter Kivy's book The Possessor and the Possessed: Handel, Mozart, Beethoven and the Idea of Musical Genius; drawings (M).

Beethoven by Joseph Karl Stieler. With an eye to Beethoven’s unmistakable genius, Swafford writes: Genius is something that lies on the other side of talent Talent is largely inborn, and in a given field some people have it to a far higher degree than others.

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Amazing BBC documentary about the musical genius Ludwig Van Beethoven. A powerful, moving and accurate documentary based on the life of Ludwig van Beethoven. The Invention of Beethoven and Rossini puts leading scholars of opera and instrumental music into dialogue with each other, with the aim of unpicking the origins, consequences and fallacies of the opposition between the two composers and what they came to represent.Yet Swafford lacks the elegant discipline of Solomon, who traverses Beethoven’s life in four hundred-odd pages, or the analytical precision of William Kinderman and Lewis Lockwood, whose book.Mr.

Marek, the recording biographer of Puccini, Strauss () among others, has written a long— pages—diligent and rather dull biography of Beethoven, however carefully positioning him against the historical and social events of his time and disposing of the apocrypha (the story of the spider, among others).

Mr. Marek traces the evolution of the artist from the traditional .