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Beethoven and the Art of “Recycling” Music

Beethoven and the Art of “Recycling” Music

January 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

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M. J. Albacete, Adjunct Professor, Kent State University Stark Campus & Executive Director Emeritus, The Canton Museum of Art

Beethoven and the Art of “Recycling” Music

Dive into the world of music and join the ConverZation!  This series of FREE discussions brings you closer to the music with a different topic and speaker each month.  The atmosphere is casual and engaging.  So bring your lunch, relax and enjoy!  (The CSO provides light desserts and coffee).

When a composer comes up with a really good musical motif, can he use it more than once?   Beethoven, it seems, “recycled” the same tune in a number of works, as we’ll hear in this detailed analysis with recorded selections.

This program is made possible, in part, by Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.  Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressing in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.