This resource contains a fully editable, 85 slide PowerPoint presentation on the inspirational life and works of Ludwig van Beethoven. December 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Beethoven.
The presentation focuses on the major events in Beethoven’s life and contains hyperlinks to:
His first piece of published music at the age of twelve - Nine Variations on a March by Dressler
His first own concert in Vienna - the world premiere of Symphony No. 1
Symphony No. 3 in E major (Opus 55) - ‘Sinfonia Eroic’
A recital of the Heiligenstadt Testament
Opus 98 - ‘An die ferne Geliebte - dedicated to - Josephine Brunsvik
‘Sonata Fantasia’ (Moonlight Sonata) - Giullieta Guicciardi
His only opera - Fidelio
Piano Trio - Opus 97
The premiere of his Ninth Symphony (Joy to the World) excerpt from the movie ‘Immortal Beloved’ 1994
A re-enactment of his funeral speech from the Immortal Beloved
A short 5 minute video on the life and work of Beethoven
A slightly shorter, simple text, 60-slide version of this PowerPoint , more appropriate for younger / SEN pupils, is also available. Click on the link for details:
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