Beethoven's Symphonies: A Guided Tour
(Unlocking the Masters). The latest release in this value rich book/CD series brings us the great German composer who bridged the classical and romantic eras. In Beethoven's Symphonies A Guided Tour , readers are treated to a detailed nuts-and-bolts description in easy-to-understand English of each of the famous nine Beethoven symphonies. This book is perfect for anyone who wants to read, listen, and learn more about Beethoven (1770-1827), and discover how this musical genius changed the face of orchestral music forever.
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Intonatsiia or the Art of Listening
Context and Significance
Symphony No 1 in C Major Op 21
Symphony No 2 in D Major Op 36
Symphony No 3 in Eflat Major Op 55 Eroica
Symphony No 4 in Bflat Major Op 60
Symphony No 5 in C Minor Op 67
Symphony No 6 in F Major Op 68 Pastoral
Symphony No 7 in A Major Op 92
Symphony No 8 in F Major Op 93
Symphony No 9 in D Minor Op 12 5
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