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Presented by The Brooklyn Institute for Social Research

Beethoven: Music, Revolution, and Romantic Culture

Monday, March 2, 2020 6:45 PM Goethe-Institut
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Ludwig van Beethoven—studied from the death mask [i.e., life mask], photograph of bust statue by Hugo Hagen (ca. 1892), based on life mask by Franz Klein (1812), loc.gov/item/2001700485.
In this four-week course, explore Beethoven’s music in the context of the ideas, art, and political struggles that shaped it. Through a selective study of the symphonies, piano sonatas, string quartets, and Missa solemnis, consider his music’s relationship to the Enlightenment, political revolution, musical technology, Romanticism, and the contemporary avant-garde.

Part of: Beethoven Celebration

Tuition: $315
This four-session course is sold as one unit; individual dates are not available.

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Goethe-Institut New York
30 Irving Place | Manhattan
thebrooklyninstitute.com | 718-422-7767

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