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In the history of Western music, from the medieval until the romantic period, improvisation was an important skill for all composers and keyboard players. Bach, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Liszt, and many others were celebrated for their ability to improvise. Read more >>

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« on: December 19, 2006, 11:15:48 PM »

Well, I am not requesting it, as it is in the gold member's section: but let's discuss it!

I have been told that he changed the kind of paper he wrote upon as time went on.  Also, I am aware of the grandiose ending he chose, and near the end of the piece where another motive could have very easily been kept, but was taken out.  K. B. Hamilton said he was tempted to add it back in himself...

Daniel  Grin

Thanks for the edit, admins, and for the link to the sonata.
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For us musicians, the music of Beethoven is the pillar of fire and cloud of mist which guided the Israelites through the desert.  (Roughly quoted, Franz Liszt.)

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