Introducing Ludwig van Beethoven
The music of Ludwig van Beethoven has challenged and inspired generations of musicians and music lovers. His life-story is no less challenging and inspiring, overcoming as he did numerous personal struggles and crises to create some of the best known and loved music ever composed.
The various pages of this online collection contain a fascinating array of documentaries, long-form interviews, reviews, podcasts and live concert recordings.
A portrait of the 13-year-old Beethoven by an unknown Bonn master (c. 1783).