Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Chopin and Beethoven


He is considered one of the great masters of Romantic music and has been called "the poet of the piano".
Chopin was born in Zelazowa Wola a village in the Ducy of Warsaw, to a Polish mother and French-immigrant father.
For most of his life, Chopin suffered from poor health; he died in Paris in 1849 at the age of 39.

He is one of the most famous pianist and composer at Romantic Era. 
His two most famous songs are Fantasie Impromptu and Waltz in Db major.
The vast majority of Chopin's works are for solo piano, though he also wrote two piano concerto a few chamber pieces, and some songs.


Born in Bonn, then the capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire, Beethoven moved to Vienna in his early 20s, studying with Joseph Hayden and quickly gaining a reputation as a virtuoso pianist. His hearing began to deteriorate in his late twenties, yet he continued to compose, conduct and perform, even after becoming completely deaf. 

He is one of the most famous composer, pianist, and conductor of orchestra at classical period which is from 1750 until 1827. 

His most famous songs are  : Moonlight Sonata, Ride of the Valkarie, Fur Elise, Pastoral Symphony, Ode to Joy, Symphony no.5 in C minor. 

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