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Analysis of Beethoven's "Appassionata"
A review of Beethoven's "Appassionata" sonata.
# 120865 | 1,500 words | 19 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Music Studies (Classical and Baroque)

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This paper describes the meaning, content and form of Beethoven's "Appassionata" sonata for piano, Opus 57 in F minor. The paper includes sections of the score. The paper also briefly examines Beethoven's life.

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"Ludwig van Beethoven was even in his lifetime recognized for his profound genius wizardry of imagination and vice-like grip of sonata-based formal procedures. (Holoman) Widely acclaimed as the successor to Mozart, Beethoven set the ground rules for the nascent Roman tic movement in music. No composer has more greatly affected his age nor more profoundly disturbed and challenged his followers. (Holoman) This essay will briefly examine Beethoven's life and then focus on an analysis of one of his best-known and most often played..."

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