The Resource Ludwig van Beethoven, written and narrated by Jeremy Siepmann, (electronic resource)

Ludwig van Beethoven, written and narrated by Jeremy Siepmann, (electronic resource)

Label
Ludwig van Beethoven
Title
Ludwig van Beethoven
Statement of responsibility
written and narrated by Jeremy Siepmann
Title variation
Life and works
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For many people, Beethoven is the greatest composer who ever lived. In this portrait-in-sound, actors' readings combine with his music to reveal a titanic personality, both vulnerable and belligerent, comic and tragic, and above all heroic, as he comes to grips with perhaps the greatest disability a musician can suffer. No man's music is more universal, few men's lives are more inspiring. In every sense but one - his modest height - he was a giant. The great bonus of this audio-biography is that the development of Beethoven's music can be heard in the context of his life. What did he write in those early, ambitious years when he was at the peak of his musical powers? What did he write when beset with anxiety over his failing hearing? And what was the music that insisted on pouring out of him, even though he couldn't hear it himself? Jeremy Siepmann draws us into the private world of Ludwig van Beethoven, with the composer portrayed with rugged vividness by Bob Peck
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Siepmann, Jeremy
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Bob Peck, as Beethoven ; unidentified performers ; Jeremy Siepmann, narrator
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-1999
  • 1770-1827
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Peck, Bob
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Composers
  • Orchestral music
  • Instrumental music
  • Vocal music
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Ludwig van Beethoven, written and narrated by Jeremy Siepmann, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11137449
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 56 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781843793700
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11137449
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Ludwig van Beethoven, written and narrated by Jeremy Siepmann, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11137449
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 56 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781843793700
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11137449
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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