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His nine symphonies and countless smaller works made him a legend for all time. But his was a classic creative soul, tortured in spite of his success. This is a look at one of the greatest musicians of all time. Ludwig Van Beethoven is undeniably one of the greatest musical geniuses who ever lived. He was also filled with contradictions, whose towering talent allowed him license few others enjoyed. Find out how he kept composing despite being totally deaf by the age of 40. Explore the failures in love and conflicts with his patrons and fans that colored much of his life.

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Wadsworth Library - Geneseo DVD 923 BEE (Text)
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0767066855
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (47 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen ; DVD.
  • Publisher: Burlington, VT : A & E Home Video ; [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast on television in 1998.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Camera, Richard Gibb ... [et al.] ; editor, Madeleine Gavin ; original music, Ludwig Van Beethoven.
Participant or Performer Note:
Host: Jack Perkins ; narrator: Ron Perlman ; voice of Beethoven: Bruce Koken ; interviews with: Michael White, Robert Greenberg, William Meredith, John Suchet, Charles Rosen, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Eugene Drucker, Philip Setzer, Robert Winter, Kurt Masur, Isaac Stern.
Summary, etc.:
His nine symphonies and countless smaller works made him a legend for all time. But his was a classic creative soul, tortured in spite of his success. This is a look at one of the greatest musicians of all time. Ludwig Van Beethoven is undeniably one of the greatest musical geniuses who ever lived. He was also filled with contradictions, whose towering talent allowed him license few others enjoyed. Find out how he kept composing despite being totally deaf by the age of 40. Explore the failures in love and conflicts with his patrons and fans that colored much of his life.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Subject: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
Composers > Biography.
Deaf musicians.
Gifted persons.
Symphonies.
Genre: Documentary > Television series.


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