Presentation on theme: "BEETHOVEN A German composer & pianist’s complete story."— Presentation transcript:
BEETHOVEN A German composer & pianist’s complete story
HIS LIFE Beethoven was Born In Bonn, Germany 16 December 1770 Taught music by father Johann van Beethoven and teacher Christian Gottlob Neefe Moved to Vienna, Austria 1792 and lived there until death He meant to study with Mozart but failed and befriend Haydn Crucial figure transition classical –Romantic musical eras In last decade of life was almost completely deaf
HIS MUSIC ss Type of Music: Classical musicClassical music from the end of the classical period, to the beginning of the romantic period.classical periodromantic period Some famous pieces: learn) Für Elise (a popular piano piece to learn). ‘Moonlight’ Sonata (for the piano). Symphony No. 5. ‘Ode to Joy’ from Symphony No. 9. Some (very!) great pieces: Symphonies Nos. 3–9. Late String Quartets Piano Concerto No. 5 Plus many, many more great pieces !!
LISTEN TO HIS MUSIC. Moonlight sonata http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4Tr0otuiQuU http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4Tr0otuiQuU 9 th symphony 4 th movement http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ljGMhDSSGFU Pastoral symphony thunderstorm http://kidsmusiccorner.co.uk/composers/ http://kidsmusiccorner.co.uk/composers/ http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6JyRs1bdENE