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The Ninth : Beethoven and the world in 1824 / Harvey Sachs.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library ML410.B4 S23 2010 37684001089917 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781400060771
  • ISBN: 140006077X
  • Physical Description: 225 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A grand symphony with many voices -- 1824, or how artists internalize revolution -- Imagining the ninth -- To begin anew -- Postlude.
Summary, etc.:
An analysis of Beethoven's seminal Ninth Symphony identifies it as a key cultural event that reflected major social upheavals, including the emergence of a dynamic Western world and changes in philosophical perspectives on individuality.
Subject: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Symphonies, no. 9, op. 125, D minor.
Music > Social aspects > Europe > History > 19th century.
Music > Political aspects > Europe > History > 19th century.
Music > 19th century > History and criticism.
Romanticism in music.

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