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Birth of the HammerKlavier
Johanna took Ludwig back to court after her son, Karl, ran away from Beethoven's home.  She argued that her brother-in-law was disregarding her son’s best interests.  At the end of all the legal wrangling and court hearings, however, Johanna lost all control of her son. (9:59)

During the second custody battle, Beethoven was able to keep composing.  He worked on his extremely complicated piano solo, the Hammerklavier.  Its music is unrelenting, difficult-to-play and emotionally

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