Beethoven - His Musical Compositions
At 22 Beethoven arrived in Bonn where he studied with some of the great master musicians. Beethoven's adult life was marked by his profound deafness. He composed some of his most-loved works at a time when he could not hear. When Beethoven died, his contemporaries knew that the maestro, and his works, would long be remembered. (14:41) Part 2.
After Beethoven's father started drinking, the income his young son generated was the family's main source of support. The days were dark, and dreadful, for the young musician.
"You have nothing more to teach me," an exasperated, impertinent Beethoven once told his father.
Escaping the turmoil in his own house, Beethoven found peace at the home of friends - Eleonore and Stephan von Breuning - whose mother (Helene) understood the growing child was fragile, ne
Karajan - Beethoven Symphony No. 5 - Part 1
Karajan Conducting Beethoven's 5th Symphony, Part 1 (Movements 1 and 2). Very old and rare film, no longer in print, recorded in 1966. From http://www.musopen.com
Symphony No 6, 3rd movement by Beethoven
This is a live stage performance of Bernard Haitink conducting the London Symphony Orchestra performing Beethoven's sixth symphony. It was recorded in November, 2005. The picture quality is good and the sound quality is excellent.
Beethoven Symphony No.5 - 1st Mov, Barenboim
The Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67, was written by Ludwig van Beethoven in 1804–08. This symphony is one of the most popular and well-known compositions in all of classical music, and one of the most often played symphonies. Daniel Barenboin conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker in this video of the 1st Movement of Symphony No. 5, Allegro con brio. Barenboim is known for interpreting music as close to the composer's intentions as possible.
Beethoven Symphony No. 3 Eroica Movement 4 (Part 2)
Herbert Von Karajan Conducts Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E Flat Major Eroica, Op. 55, Movement 4 (Part 2). Live professional performance with the Berlin Philharmonic. (8:57)
Bethoven Symphony No. 3 Eroica Movement 3
The 3rd Movement of Beethoven's Eroica Symphony. The conductor is Roger Norrington. This is a recording with a slideshow of one picture of Beethoven.
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 Ode to Joy (Finale)
Leonard Bernstein conducts the Vienna Philharmonic live. This is the final part of the piece, which contains the incredible Prestissimo Finale. This contains the chorus and four soloists: Jones, Verrett, Domingo and Talvela.
Beethoven Symphony No. 5, 1st mvt
Telecast March 22, 1952 from Carnegie Hall, New York City. Toscanini conducts the NBC Symphony Orchestra playing the first movement of Beethoven's famous Symphony Number 5. (06:07)
Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations
This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
Dwight D. Eisenhower: General or Admiral?
Dwight D. Eisenhower--a sailor??? In 1910, Dwight D. Eisenhower requested an appointment to West Point or the naval academy from his U. S. Senator Joseph Bristow of Salina, Kansas. This podcast features the letters he wrote to Senator Bristow and allows the listener to speculate on how the course of history may have been changed if Eisenhower--the future Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force and 34th President of the United States--had served in the U. S. Navy rather than the U. S. Army
The Inca Codes, Rise and Fall of an Empire. Pt 2/4
By 1532 the Incan civilization was at its height and was the largest power in the Americas. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
2011 Refugee Conference - Personal Stories
Six refugees who arrived in Australia over the six decades since the ratification of the Refugee Convention tell their stories at the 2011 Refugee Conference at UNSW.
Hernan Cortes - Documentary drama Part 1 of 6
This is the first part of the docudrama that presents the history of conquistador Hernan Cortes, part of Heroes and Villains series. This part shows the moment when Cortes arrives in Mexico and what he did with his army. There is reference to the influence of the Catholic church. (10:00)
Tanker row sinks Libya PM
Libya's parliament votes to remove prime minister from office after escape of a tanker loaded with oil by rebels. Paul Chapman reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters ha
Project Mayhem - an overview Time to unleash Mayhem. Well, first, what is it. Mayhem lets you trivially connect any device or service to any other device or service. It would be impossible to list all the things you can do with Mayhem, but here are some examples:
Time to unleash Mayhem. Well, first, what is it. Mayhem lets you trivially connect any device or service to any other device or service. It would be impossible to list all the things you can do with Mayhem, but here are some examples:
The Naked City
Renowned sociologist Sharon Zukin will discuss her latest book, The Naked City: the death and life of authentic urban places, which explores the gentrification of cities. Sharon Zukin is professor of sociology at Brooklyn College and City University Graduate Center.
Golden Compass Author on Religion and Theology
A conversation between The Golden Compass author Philip Pullman
and Donna Freitas author of Killing the Imposter God on Pullman's views
on how religious and theological questions are addressed in his work. Sound quality is low on this video.
French Phrases for Dealing With Money
Learn common French phrases for money. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Technical Paper 5 - Characteristics
This paper reports on interviews conducted with the managers of the EPPE pre-school centres. This interview was designed to provide information likely to help differentiate effectiveness in pre-school settings by contextualising information from observational profiles (reported in Technical Paper 6 in this series), other interviews with centre managers (reported in Technical Paper 3) and case studies (reported in Technical Paper 10). The paper reports on wide differences in provision across the