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Title: A Power Point Show: Beethoven


1
A Power Point ShowBeethoven!
  • A Show For 8th Graders

2
History
  • Born Exact day unknown either 15th or 16th of
    December 1770
  • Received music lessons from his father
  • Occasionally plays as organist

3
History cont.
  • March 26th 1778 first public performance
  • 1780 learns Latin, French, Italian
  • Also 1780 learns Violin, Viola
  • 1782 officially appointed court organist

4
History cont.
  • 1788 ask for raise, is refused so leaves
  • Enrolls in University of Bonn
  • Becomes poor
  • 1792 moves to Vienna

5
History cont.
  • 1793 lessons with Haydn
  • 1795 three public concerts
  • Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Improvises
  • Mozart Concert

6
History cont.
  • 1796 Journey to Prague
  • Start of serious illness, loss or hearing
  • 1797 definite sign of hearing loss
  • 1798- early 1800s many opuses written

7
History wrap up
  • 1803-1815 most major works written
  • 1817 health really starting to decline
  • Still many performances in his later life
  • 1827 Dies on March 26th

8
One of his most famoustunes
9
Pictures
  • Beethoven 1800

10
  • Beethoven 1815

11
  • Beethovens mom and dad

12
  • Some of Beethovens instruments

13
Beethoven Today
  • How has is music influenced the world of music
    for today?
  • Can you name some popular songs that use
    Beethovens music?

14
  • Heres one!

15
Assignment
  • From Beethovens ideas and style, compose your
    own piece with two variations or improve.
  • Write for string quartet or piano

16
HURRY FOR BEETHOVEN!
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Reference
  • For more detailed information go to
  • http//www.raptusassociation.org/
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