Title: Beethoven
Category: /Arts & Humanities/Music
Details: Words: 1063 | Pages: 4 (approximately 235 words/page)
Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven overcame many obstacles throughout his life (1770-1827). By expanding the style of his influences, he accomplished musical tasks before possible. His influences were Neefe, Mozart, and Bach. In comparison to other composers, such as Bach and Mozart, Beethoven produced a relatively small number of symphonies. However, his nine symphonies contained more emotion and ingenuity than all other artistsí combined. In fact, the Ninth Symphony Orchestra is Beethovenís most renowned work, …showed first 75 words of 1063 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 1063 total…extent to which his influences have spread. "He wrote nine symphonies; five piano concertos; sixteen string quartets; ten sonatas for violin and five for cello; thirty piano sonatas; and two masses" (Barbers 81). These accomplishments are undoubtedly required study materials for any serious art student around the world. Every significant composer since Beethovenís time, has been influenced by his work. Despite all his hardships, "Beethoven became and remained the most influential of all composers" (Wolf 111).

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