His Life & Music

Book - 2006
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Sourcebooks MediaFusion and Naxos proudly present this fascinating biography, complete with two CDs of his greatest works plus an exclusive website with extended compositions.

Jeremy Siepmann draws an accessible portrait of the turbulent, troubled but determined figure of Beethoven, regarded by many as the greatest composer who ever lived. And with the words comes the music: Two CDs of carefully chosen pieces covering all the different genres in which Beethoven made his mark. Readers also gain access to an exclusive website that offers the musical works in full, the music of Beethoven's contemporaries, new essays and more. This revolutionary biography utilizes traditional and new media to provide a uniquely rounded portrait of the composer himself.

Naxos is the world's leading classical music label and provider of classical music over the Internet at
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks MediaFusion, c2006.
ISBN: 9781402207518
Branch Call Number: B BEETHOVEN LUDWIG
Characteristics: xiii, 208 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 2 sound discs (4 3/4 in.)


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Oct 07, 2015

A really good short book; condensed writing with a structure using 'inter-chapters' that are focussed on a particular aspect of the music. Many quotations from diaries, memoirs and letters, including the entirety of the Heiligenstadt testament.


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