Ludwig Van Beethoven Audio CD – Audiobook, Mar 31 2002
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From School Library Journal
Grade 9 Up—Siepmann begins each biography by introducing the musician and describes the social and political climate in which the man lived. Seven or eight chapters follow, each separated by a five-page interlude tying the texts to the CDs. Primary-source material is included (quotations, letters, writings, journals), which makes these volumes valuable for study and research. Each book ends with the same chapter, "Eighteenth-Century Background," looking in detail at politics and cultural milieus; Beethoven also has a chapter looking ahead to what the 19th century would bring. "Personalities" offers 10 pages of mini-biographies of family and colleagues. Though these volumes are not glitzy or bold in design, they are readable and very thorough additions to music shelves.—Linda Beck, Indian Valley Public Library, Telford, PA
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About the Author
Jeremy Siepmann is an internationally acclaimed writer, musician, teacher and broadcaster, and the editor of Piano magazine. He has contributed articles, reviews and interviews to numerous journals and reference works, including The New Statesman, The Musical Times, Gramophone, BBC Music Magazine and The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. His previous books include a widely praised biography of Chopin, two volumes on the history and literature of the piano, and biographies of Brahms and Beethoven. www.jeremysiepmann.com --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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