Ludwig van Beethoven 

Here are some questions to keep in mind while researching Beethoven's biography on the listed sites.

      1. Who did Beethoven take lessons from in Vienna in 1792?  
      2. At what age did he give his first public performance?
      3. Which of the five senses did Beethoven lose?
      4. What is the Heiligenstadt Testament about, and who wrote it and why?
 Answers to the clues can be found here:

Follow the link below to hear some of Ludwig van Beethoven pieces and then analyze them according to the forms and other characteristics discussed in class.

Listening Clues