Beethoven’s 245th Birthday
Have you been enjoying playing with the Google Doodle honoring Beethoven's 245th birthday? We certainly have! Continue your musical appreciation of Beethoven with the following selections:
From our library:
- Listen to Beethoven's Piano Sonatas online via Naxos Music. For more Beethoven music in our library catalog, click here.
- Watch this documentary from our Films on Demand database: In Search of Beethoven.
From outside the library:
- This episode of the popular science podcast Radiolab poses theories about what tempo (speed) Beethoven wanted musicians to perform his music at, with some shocking indications.
- Check out these digitizations of Beethoven's original sheet music, courtesy of The Morgan Library & Museum.