Item description for Beethoven and the Voice of God by Wilfrid Mellers...
Wilfrid Mellers is a composer, musician and author. Honorary Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge. This is his classic book on Beethoven.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.21" Width: 5.91" Height: 1.18" Weight: 1.32 lbs.
Release Date Feb 25, 2007
Publisher Travis and Emery Music Bookshop
ISBN 1904331238 ISBN13 9781904331230
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More About Wilfrid Mellers
"Wilfrid Mellers" (1914-2008) was an English music critic, composer, and musicologist as well as professor emeritus of music at the University of York. He is the author of numerous books including "Celestial Music?: Some Masterpieces of European Religious Music, Singing in the Wilderness: Music and Ecology in the Twentieth Century", and "Between Old Worlds and New".
Wilfrid Mellers was born in 1914 and died in 2008 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of York.
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Ultimate Beethoven Aug 4, 2007
Wilfred Mellers casts the most breadthtaking perspective on Beethoven, ever. Well, we do have Tovey, so take a bit of that breadth away.. and so many enlightening recordings, countless opportunities to hear the great living performers.
Back to Mellers:his brilliantly lit path, a trajectory, travels primarily through the piano sonatas, leading to the ulitmate work: the Missa Solemnis.
If you want to know the truth about Beethoven, in the purests of terms, this is The Book.
And if you want your Beethoven Piano Sontatas wildly true, Get Annie Fischer's complete setBeethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas; add Timothy Ehlen's Op.101, and any of Angela Hewitt's Beethoven work (start now with the disk of her 10/3, 7, and 57,Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Opp. 57 "Appassionata", 10/3, 7 and look for more she may have yet to introduce.
Timothy WilsonKeeping Score: Revolutions in Music - Beethoven's Eroica
Could write forever about Beethoven but I'm hungry, if not, at least somewhat, Hungarian.