Articles tagged ludwig van beethoven

Life and Death, Worry and Humor: On Performing Beethoven’s String Quartets

Takács Quartet violinist Edward Dusinberre takes the listener-turned-reader on a guided tour between the notes of Beethoven's bewildering string quartets.

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Emanuel Ax: Variations: Haydn, Beethoven, Schumann

Superstar pianist Emanuel Ax tears through three lofty sets of variations. If it's not done with the perfectionist's touch, it's at least done with the right touch.

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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

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"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layer and texture to music.

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