Beethoven: The Man who Freed Music

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Doubleday, Doran, 1933 - 693 pages

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Contents

INTRODUCTION xxiii
1
A TOWN OF MUSIC LOVERS
8
THE SPANISH CASTLE TUNES
15
YOUNG PYGMALION AND THE PLASTER CASTS
23
FINDING HIS MEDIUM
63
PROMETHEUS WRITES A BALLET
72
LE GRAND SOURD
84
THE MORTAL BELOVEDS
99
THE BEETHOVENATE SYMPHONY
340
AS GOOD AS LOST
350
THE EMANCIPATOR EMANCIPATED
364
MR HYDE AND THE HELLHOUNDS
390
THE CHORAL SYMPHONY
399
HE EMBRACES THE AMATEURS
416
THE CREATIVE LISTENER AND THE LAST
423
LA GAIETE
430

A FRESH START
105
PROMETHEUS BRINGS FIRE
122
18
144
ROUND PEG SQUARE HOLE
162
QUARTETS FOR A LATER AGE
175
THE PRINCELY RABBLE
198
WHO KNOCKS AT THE DOOR?
211
FATE FUMBLES AT THE BOX OFFICE
225
THE PRINCELY RABBLE IS PRINCELY
237
WHAT FICTION DOES TO MUSIC
248
PROGRAM MUSIC AND THE PASTORAL
255
THE IMMORAL IMMORTAL BETTINA
270
EGMONT THE SERIOSO AND THE ARCHDUKE
286
BEETHOVENS ISOLDE
298
WHEN TWO STRONG MEN
314
THE HUMOROUS SYMPHONY
320
WHEN BEETHOVEN LAUGHED
329
THE A MINOR QUARTET
438
SPANGY IN THE BLACK SPANIARDS HOUSE
454
THE MASTERS MASTERPIECE
458
THE MADMAN AT GNEIXENDORF
468
SO THE DIVINE COMEDY IS FINISHED
478
si HOW BEETHOVEN FREED MUSIC
489
WHAT BEETHOVEN MEANS TO US
495
THE BORROWING ALCHEMIST
511
BEETHOVEN INVENTS THE GERMMOTIVE
530
SS SOME SOURCEMOTIVES
566
A CHIEF SOURCEMOTIVE OF BEETHOVEN
578
How to Know Beethoven Through Automatic Instruments
615
Some Technical Terms Every Music Lover Should
626
Bibliography
636
A List of Beethovens Printed Works
642
Index
663
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