Beethoven Web Resources


Selected links to other Beethoven websites

The Beethoven Center takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the websites listed below.

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Reference


Ludwig van Beethoven's website, by Dominique Prevot (English version); portal to versions in other languages

An impressive site with biographical information, images, sound files, catalogs of works, and much more.

Beethoven Reference Site

Includes a Vienna tour guide and picture gallery of Beethoven's homes.

Ludwig van Beethoven Indexed Biography

Chronological charts of events in Beethoven's life.

Kunst der Fuge (English)

Reprints (with permission) the Beethoven biography from Grove Music and offers a large collection of MIDI sound files.

MadaboutBeethoven

An informative site by British journalist John Suchet.

Unheard Beethoven by Mark S. Zimmer and "Willem."

Project to create MIDI sound files of Beethoven's lesser known and incomplete works, including descriptions of sources and a searchable catalog.

Classiccat

Directory with links to free downloads of performances

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Collections


Beethoven House (archive and museum) in Bonn

Digital archives and catalogs of the extensive collections, virtual tours of the museum, updates on research and publication activites, online museum shop.

Ninth Symphony at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (German only)

Digital images and description of Beethoven's autograph manuscript.

First and Early Editions by Beethoven

Catalog from the Music Library of Kunitachi College in Tokyo edited by Yumiko Hasegawa.

RISM (Répertoire International des Sources Musicales)

The RISM is an international collective undertaking with the aim of comprehensively documenting surviving music sources anywhere in the world. The online catalog contains around 700,000 references almost exclusively to music manuscripts. Many (but not all) of the existing Beethoven autographs and copyists manuscripts of Beethoven's works are listed here.

Juilliard Manuscript Collection

The manuscript collection donated to Juilliard by Bruce Kovner in 2006 includes several Beethoven manuscripts.

Pierpont Morgan Library

Search in this catalog for Beethoven for the Morgan Library's listings of its Beethoven manuscripts and first editions.

Library of Congress

The special and performing arts collections of the Library of Congress includes first editions, manuscripts, and other Beethoven materials.

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Books/journals


Arietta

Journal of the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe

Beethoven Forum

Recent issues (2003-2007) published by the University of Illinois Press

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Recordings/Scores


Unheard Beethoven by Mark S. Zimmer and "Willem."

Project to create MIDI sound files of Beethoven's lesser known and incomplete works, including descriptions of sources and a searchable catalog.

Classic Cat

Directory with links to free downloads of performances

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Merchandise


Statue.com

See the selection of Beethoven busts

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Travel


Beethoven memorial house in Floridsdorf/Vienna

Site for the memorial house once owned by Countess Marie Erdödy

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Film and Video


Beethoven's Hair

An interactive online documentary based on Russell Martin's book.

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Societies and more


Everybodysmusic.com

All-Beethoven web radio sponsored by the Empire Broadcasting Corporation.

Beethoven Piano Society of Europe

Ludwig van Beethoven Association (Crakow, Poland)

The Ludwig van Beethoven Association was founded on 24 September 2003 in Cracow.
The primary activity of the Association is to organize Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival
and to promote classical music.

American Beethoven Society

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