The String Quartets
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.
Portrait of Ludwig van Beethoven when composing the Missa Solemnis by Joseph Karl Stieler.
Beethoven! - The Age of Enlightenment
Videos of the New Zealand String Quartet's performing Beethoven’s first six string quartets, written when he was 30.