Composer's World: Beethoven - Thompson, Wendy (Books)
The life of this passionate, controversial genius is recreated here in a lavishly-illustrated biography. Included are extracts from some of Beethoven's most famous works - the 3rd, 5th, and 9th symphonies, the 'Emperor' piano concerto and the 'moonlight' sonata - in the simple keyboard arrangements. Composers world is a series of books, illustrating the life and times of the world's greatest composers. With pictures, words and music, it places each composer's life and work within the circumstances that shaped their career.