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Beethoven Conducting

11/7/17 – Natalie Schwamova – Beethoven – Rondo e capriccio op.129 – Rage Over The Lost Penny / Morrissey – Jack The Ripper From Beethoven Was Deaf – 1993

From Berlin to Frankfurt and today venturing into Bonn to pick up Olivia’s violin from the repair shop. It rained (again) and driving and then walking through the streets of this city, I notice a rather large leaning towards Classical Music. It is of course the birthplace of Beethoven and the deathplace of Robert Schumann […]

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17/11/16 – Beethoven – Cello Sonata No. 3 in A major, Op. 69 (Paul Tortelier & Eric Heidsieck) – 1972 / Chuck Berry – Roll Over Beethoven – Live On French TV In The Fifties Or Sixties

As I am near Bonn, it seemed only right to visit Beethoven’s birthplace. He was born in a house on Bonngasse¬†18-26 (now a museum) in 1770 and died in Vienna in 1827 aged 56. An autopsy revealed serious liver damage, probably from alcohol consumption. In the later part of his life his deafness was so […]