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31-40 of 249 videos of music composed by Ludwig van Beethoven

Moonlight Sonata, No. 14 in C# Minor, mvt. 1, Adagio (Guitar Transcr
Moonlight Sonata, No. 14 in C# Minor, mvt. 1, Adagio (Guitar Transcr www.onlineguitaracademy.net - A piece dedicated to a student, Giulietta Guicciardi, with whom Beethoven had fallen in love, the Moonlight Sonata has become a popular favorite for concert pianists. Its popularity transcends the bounds of style, drawing in even non-classical music fans with its dreamlike first movement, the Adagio. Deeply personal, Beethoven's Adagio entrances listeners with its complex emotion. The peaceful, rolling movement of the arpeggios contrast with its haunting melody and somber bass line to portray the thought of someone who can find beauty in the midst of conflict. Ifyou would like to learn to play the Adagio and add it to your repertoire, take advantage of the free mini-lesson on this piece, available on Los Angeles Guitar Academy's website, http To access sheet music, close-up, slow walk-through clips for this piece and LAGA's complete online classical guitar lesson program to bring your playing up to this level, enroll in a full subscription to LAGA's online classical guitar lessons, LAGA Classical. You can get started today by signing up for a free, no-obligation, three-day trial on the website listed above. For updates on our latest music postings, please subscribe to our YouTube channel on the button above. Thanks!
Leonard Bernstein performs Beethoven's Ode to Joy - Finale
Leonard Bernstein performs Beethoven's Ode to Joy - Finale Leonard Bernstein conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in Beethoven's Ode to Joy. This is the final part of the piece, which contains the incredible Prestissimo Finale. This portion of the movement begins with the contrapuntal union of the Ode to Joy and the Church Theme from the previous clip by the full chorus. After the choral fugue, the soloists return in a lighter, more carefree rendition of the Ode to Joy theme (2:32). Seizing on their excitement, the chorus join the soloists in the song of joy (3:10). Soon, however, the chorus falls silent as the soloists reflect one final time on the divine inspiration for joy and brotherhood with heart-rendingly beautiful cadenzas (4:13). These cadenzas lead us to the Prestissimo finale. After a silence and a quick crescendo of strings (5:18-5:27), the entire cast, every chorus member and every player down to the triangle, launches into the finale with guns blazing. After one more interruption by a gigantic, surreal Maestoso (6:14-6:37), the orchestra charges full speed ahead to the final cadence.
Beethoven "Moonlight" Sonata op 27 # 2 Mov 3 Valentina Lisitsa
Beethoven "Moonlight" Sonata op 27 # 2 Mov 3 Valentina Lisitsa Recording in Beethovensaal, Hannover Germany, Dec 2009. Wilhelm Kempff recorded Beethoven cycle in the very same hall.
Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 op. 125 - Third Movement (Part 2 of 2) Pe
Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 op. 125 - Third Movement (Part 2 of 2) Pe www.youtube.com FOR HIGH DEFINITION STEREO SOUND. The third movement (Adagio molto e cantabile - Andante Moderato - Tempo Primo - Andante Moderato - Adagio - Lo Stesso Tempo) of Beethoven's 9th Symphony, a 1987 Digital recording on Period Instruments by The London Classical Players conducted by Sir Roger Norrington. (This video Part 2 of 2)
Roger Wright plays Beethoven's Appassionata III
Roger Wright plays Beethoven's Appassionata III L'Ermitage Foundation Classical Series Hear Roger perform LIVE on July 9, 2011 with the Glacier Symphony in Kalispell, MT (featuring Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and Liszt' Hungarian Rhapsody. On July 31, 2011, he performs a solo concert at LACMA in Los Angeles (featuring Ravel's Gaspard de la nuit and Balakirev's Islamey) www.rogerwright.com www.rogerwright.com
Moonlight Sonata
Moonlight Sonata Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven.
Beethoven Symphony #7 in A Major, Opus 92 - 3rd Movement
Beethoven Symphony #7 in A Major, Opus 92 - 3rd Movement Scherzo & Presto from Beethoven's Symphony in A Major, Op. 92, performed by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. This piece, composed in 1811, was the seventh of his nine symphonies. He worked on it while staying in the Bohemian spa town of Teplice in the hope of improving his health. It was completed in 1812, and was dedicated to Count Moritz von Fries. At its debut, Beethoven was noted as remarking that it was one of his best works. The second movement Allegretto was the most popular movement and had to be encored. The instant popularity of the Allegretto resulted in its frequent performance separate from the complete symphony. The work was premiered in Vienna on December 8, 1813 at a charity concert for soldiers wounded in the Battle of Hanau, with Beethoven himself conducting and double featured with the patriotic Wellington's Victory. The orchestra was led by Beethoven's friend, Ignaz Schuppanzigh, and included some of the finest musicians of the day: violinist Louis Spohr. Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Antonio Salieri, Anton Romberg, and the Italian double bass virtuoso, Domenico Dragonetti, whom Beethoven himself described as playing "with great fire and expressive power". It is also said that the Italian guitar virtuoso Mauro Giuliani played cello at the premiere. The piece was very well received, and the second movement, the allegretto, had to be encored immediately.
Moonlight Sonata: Presto Agitato - Tzvi Erez
Moonlight Sonata: Presto Agitato - Tzvi Erez Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, Opus 27 No. 2 in C Sharp Minor, Third Movement, Presto agitato performed by Tzvi Erez on a Bosendorfer concert grand piano.
Beethoven Piano Sonata 17 The Tempest Mov 1 Fortepiano
Beethoven Piano Sonata 17 The Tempest Mov 1 Fortepiano Paul Badura-Scoda The Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Opus 31 No. 2, was composed in 1801/02 by Ludwig van Beethoven. It is usually referred to as "The Tempest" (or Der Sturm in his native German), but this title was not given by him, or indeed referred to as such during his lifetime; instead, it comes from a claim by his associate Anton Schindler that the sonata was inspired by the Shakespeare play. However, much of Schindler's information is distrusted by classical music scholars. Renowned British music scholar, Donald Francis Tovey, in his authoritative book A Companion to Beethoven's Pianoforte Sonatas, states that "The story that Beethoven connected this sonata with The Tempest is evidently one of many such inventions by his biographer Anton Schindler" (pg 285). The piece consists of three movements and takes approximately twenty-five minutes to perform: 1. Largo - Allegro 2. Adagio 3. Allegretto Each of the movements is in sonata form, though the second lacks a substantial development section. The first movement alternates brief moments of seeming peacefulness with extensive passages of turmoil, after some time expanding into a haunting "storm" in which the peacefulness is lost. There is a long recitative section at the beginning of this movement's recapitulation. The second movement in B flat major is slower and more dignified. It mirrors the opening of the first movement both through use of a rolling recitative-like arpeggio on the first chord, and the rising ...
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