Beethoven, letters, journals, and conversations / edited, translated and introduced by Michael Hamburger.
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|Uniform title||Correspondence. Selections. English|
|Abstract||Selections from the documentary record left by Beethoven himself, interspersed with comments on the composer's personality and music from the letters and journals of his contemporaries. In one volume, it charts every aspect of Beethoven's life and work, from Mozart's prophetic remarks on meeting him as a young man in 1787 to Grillparzer's oration at his funeral in 1827, as well as highlighting the key features of the social, cultural and political background to the story.|
|General note||Reprint. Originally published: London : Thames and Hudson, 1951.|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|ISBN||0500273243 (pbk.) :|