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Performing Beethoven – what it feels like to embody a master on today’s stage

When Beethoven died in 1827, thousands of pages of highly notated music were bequeathed to posterity.

Yet unlike arts such as painting and sculpture, which communicate directly from the artist to the observer, these otherwise silent pages demand resuscitation.

  • Scott Davie
  • The Conversation

They require performance.

From all accounts, Beethoven was an …

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