Daily Archives: August 29, 2010

Of Agony and Surrender

The Heiligenstadt Testament When Beethoven was 26 years old  he was already a very successful composer and piano virtuoso.  At this time he began to suffer from buzzing noises and other sounds in his ears, and two years later deafness broke out. In 1802 … Continue reading

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On the sofa with Paul

A conversation on Beethoven between Paul and Michaela “Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.” Ludwig van Beethoven

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