Beethoven Resources


Carnegie Program Notes


All About Beethoven - Biography, MIDI files, list of compositions, portraits. 

Austrian Tourist Board: Ludwig van Beethoven - Illustrated biography. 

Beethoven Biography - Brief biographical outline. 

Beethoven Depot - Catalog of works; large MIDI collection; message board and chat room; pictures; biography; mailing list; webring. 

Beethoven Memorial Museum - Floridsdorf, Vienna, Austria: The former home of countess Erdödy, where some of Beethoven's works were composed; now houses a museum and small concert hall. 

Beethoven Midi Files - 26 MIDI files of Beethoven's works. 

Beethoven on the Web - "a comprehensive directory to all serious sites about Beethoven." (last updated 1995) 

The Beethoven Reference Site - Includes biography, pictures, MIDI sound files, discussion, detailed family tree, and complete list of works. 

Beethoven: The Magnificent Master - Biography and history, essays, forum, pictures, catalog of works. (by Ingrid Schwaegermann) 

Beethoven's Bunk - A place to go for all your Beethoven info needs. 

Beethoven's World - Letter to Immortal Beloved; Heiligenstad Testament; other source texts and articles. [Spanish/English] 

Classical Net: Beethoven - Basic Repertoire List, with recommended recordings. 

Fidelio - Beethoven's 3-in-1 opera - Article about Beethoven's only opera 

Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies - (San José State University) Beethoven Journal (subscription info), Beethoven Society, events, course syllabus, more. 

Kevin Pike Duo - The Kevin Pike Duo performs works by Beethoven, Debussy, Mozart and Chopin. MP3 samples available. 

Ludwig Van Beethoven - Forum; chat ( 

Ludwig van Beethoven - works list (including movements of major works); lyrics of 9th symphony; Heiligenstadt Testament; bibliography; (by Simon Johnston) 

Ludwig van Beethoven - brief biography, key works, more. (@Heart's Ease) 

Ludwig van Beethoven - The Master - Catalog of works, biography, letters. 

Ludwig van Beethoven: A Musical Titan - Brief biography, list of major compositions. - Classical MIDI Archives, with Bio and timeline for Beethoven

The Symphonies of Ludwig van Beethoven on Record - Discography and reviews. 

The Unheard Beethoven - (MIDI files of less famous compositions)


K-12 Resources for Music Educators


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