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Ludwig van Beethoven / Digital Classics (Firm).

Other author/creatorDigital Classics (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], ©1998.
Description1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sound, color, digital.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Series Harmonics: The Innovators of Classical Music
Harmonics (Princeton, N.J.) ^A1040734
Contents Story of Beethoven from Birth to Age 14 (4:20) -- Sonata Acquires New Social Status in Vienna (5:26) -- Beethoven: Symphonies in the Heroic Style (5:36) -- Beethoven Falls Out of Favor (3:21) -- Beethoven's Late Style (2:51) -- Beethoven's Legacy (3:09)
Abstract Beethoven transformed the sonata, taking it from drawing rooms to concert halls. His third symphony altered the very nature of the genre and launched the heroic style in music. And the fact that he wrote only nine symphonies-far fewer than his predecessors-forcefully demonstrated a fundamental change in composition. In this program, the life and legacy of a genius come alive through letters, paintings, scholarly commentary, and, of course, the music. Historic performances of Beethoven's works include Karl Bohm conducting Piano Concerto No. 4, Op. 58; Herbert von Karajan conducting Symphonies No. 3, 5, and 8; and Leonard Bernstein conducting Symphonies No. 3, 5, and 9.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Feb. 14, 2007.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 12 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginal produced: Digital Classics (Firm), 1998 9780736562843
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number29996s Films Media Group
Publisher number30000 Films Media Group

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