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Contents i Website ii Preface iv Prologue: Beethoven in his Time 1 Chapter 1: The Ascendancy 21 Interlude I: Beethoven and the Piano 31 Chapter 2: Crisis 46 Interlude II: Chamber Music (1): Mixed Families 53 Chapter 3: The Hero 64 Interlude III: Beethoven and the Human Voice 71 Chapter 4: The Immortal Beloved 89 Interlude IV: Beethoven and the Orchestra 99 Chapter 5: Kidnapped 119 Interlude V: Beethoven in the Theatre 125 Chapter 6: The Master 136 Interlude VI: Chamber Music (2): Strings Alone 143 Chapter 7: Finale 156 Epilogue: The Truly Immortal Beloved 165 The Eighteenth-Century Background 174 The Nineteenth-Century Foreground 178 Personalities 187 Selected Bibliography 188 Glossary 197 Annotations of CD Tracks 205 Index
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Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
Composers -- Austria -- Biography.