Beethovenian


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Adj.1.Beethovenian - of or relating to Ludwig van Beethoven or his musicBeethovenian - of or relating to Ludwig van Beethoven or his music
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For it is precisely Brahms's employment of a Beethovenian model for the finale that sets up the framework, the backdrop, against which such a dialectical battle may take place" (p.
This work of Beethovenian conception might have a minor key in its title, but passages in major clearly predominate.
There was sustained drama in the third movement - not easy to do in a minuet and trio but absolutely right for Beethoven's mood - and they produced some heavy Beethovenian jollity in the finale.
But in true Beethovenian fashion, he devised something on a far greater scale.
One critics called Williams "a natural Beethovenian" and added that in this series "an already astonishing interpretation continues to evolve and deepen".
The Beethovenian hero seizes its own history as a necessary moment.
In a letter to the Director of Radio Moscow, Nina Niemtchenko, Rolland further explains the rationale behind his choice of the Beethovenian model: "Beethoven: le type le plus haut et le plus complet d'un musicien, chez qui tout est expression directe et precise de la vie interieure." The character of Jean-Christophe is oriented towards an ideal form of musical communication that manifests itself from very first moments of his interactions with "la divine musique" (57).
Even the one thunderstorm was of a sufficiently Beethovenian scale to put the average local downpour to shame.
The tensions swelled in nifty, escalating tautness - relieved blessedly with those familiar Beethovenian gunshot chords.
The Globe and Mail music critic Ken Winters, as usual, wrote it best: In its combination of rhythmic acuity, constant awareness of structural direction, crystalline clarity of chording, embellishments and trills, and in its just balance of intellect and passion, Biss's performance recalled the Beethovenian integrity and enlightenment of the great Rudolf Serkin, all newly minted in Biss's youth.
Hoeckner points out that Liszt's project of the symphonic poem combines the Beethovenian symphonic tradition with the heritage of European literature.
Zehetmair might have called up a little too much from the brass in the Adagio, but the point was well made about those startling Beethovenian contrasts.