Beethoven the Traditionalist?

By |2018-12-10T17:34:06-05:00April 26th, 2017|Categories: Books, Ludwig van Beethoven, Quotation|

What one conceives oneself to be doing and what one is perceived by one’s public to be doing are two different things. For Beethoven the New Path (what later history would name the Second, or “Heroic,” Period) was mainly a private matter between himself and his Muse. For the public it was a different and [...]