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Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68, Pastorale

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ISBN-10: 0486401235

ISBN-13: 9780486401232

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ludwig van Beethoven

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The composer’s profound love of nature, nourished by his solitary rambles through the countryside, provided the wellspring for his Sixth Symphony, the "Pastorale." This miniature score version, reproduced from the authoritative H. Litolff edition, comes in a convenient size and at an affordable price. Contents. Instrumentation.
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Book details

List price: $8.95
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/17/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany, in 1770. His father Johann van Beethoven, a court musician and tenor, recognized early on that his son had great promise. Young Beethoven gave his first piano recital when he was 7 years old. After a period of training in piano, he enjoyed a career as a musician with the Bonn orchestra until 1787 when he left to study in Vienna with the famous Mozart. He was called back to Bonn almost immediately upon the death of his mother and assumed the major responsibility for caring for his family. In 1792 he returned to Vienna where he studied with Haydn, Albrechtsberger, Schenck, and Salieri. Beethoven gained a reputation as a pianist esteemed for…