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Ludwig Wittgenstein: Aesthetics and Beauty - I disagree with Ludwig Wittgenstein when he states that aesthetics “draws one’s attention to certain features, to place things side by side so as to exhibit these features” because of the logic that gives birth to the thoughts that led to this statement. This logic questions the ability of a person to ascertain what “beauty” is, what contains the quality known as “beauty”, and the levels of beauty and how they can be measured and compared. Wittgenstein uses the metaphor of games to illustrate his points regarding aesthetics and beauty....   [tags: Ludwig Wittgenstein] 763 words
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Life of Ludwig van Beethoven - Life of Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven, also known as “ The General of Musicians,” was born on December 16, 1770. However, this date is not exact because it is believed that Beethoven’s father lied about his son’s age in order to portray him as an infant prodigy. As a result, Beethoven is convinced he was born on December 16, 1772 at the Rheingasse home, which belonged to the Fischers, who were close friends of the family (Orga 8). Johann van and Maria Magdalena Beethoven bore five children of which three survived....   [tags: Ludwig van Beethoven Composers Music Essays]
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The Lasting Musical Impact of Ludwig Van Beethoven and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Many people compare the musical works of Ludwig Van Beethoven and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart because of the styles of music that they produced. They were also similar because of their age and the music period in which they created in. Throughout their lives these two composers had vastly different customs and behaviors. Each composer contributed to their own unique styles of music, however they continue to be a musical inspiration in today’s world. Many people of the early classical music period reacted differently to both of the musician’s works because of the unique way they chose to create and present their music....   [tags: Ludwig Van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart]
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A Brief Biography of Ludwig Prandtl - Fluid Dynamics is a subject that is well over 2,000 years old. Archimedes, da Vinci, Galileo and Newton are all classical forerunners of modern fluid dynamics researchers such as Bernoulli and Euler (Anderson 42). However, until the early 19th century, this subject was not well quantified; instead, textbooks were comprised of endless tables and figures demonstrating phenomena. When Daniel Bernoulli, Claude Navier and George Stokes introduced mathematics to the realm of fluid flow, new research was possible, but this work was highly theoretical and required extensive use of differential equations (Eckert 15)....   [tags: Biography ]
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The Life of Ludwig Van Beethoven - ... Neefe taught Beethoven composition, and by March 1783 helped him write his first published composition. March 1787, Beethoven traveled to Vienna planning to study with Mozart, their relationship was/is uncertain we are uncertain whether or they actually met or not. Two months after going to Vienna, Beethoven found out that his mother was very ill, and went back home to be with her. Beethoven’s mother died very soon after being there with her, and his father got deeper into alcoholism. Since Beethoven’s father became an alcoholic he became responsible for the care of his two younger brothers, and he spent the next five years in Bonn and since he had to take care of his bothers, one who ha...   [tags: music, german composer, pianist] 793 words
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Ludwig Wittgenstein - Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) produced two commonly recognised stages of thought in 20th century analytic philosophy, both of which are taken to be central and fundamental in their respective periods. His early philosophy in the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, first published in 1921, provided new insights into relationships between the world, thought, language and the nature of philosophy by showing the application of modern logic to metaphysics via language. His later philosophy, mostly found in Philosophical Investigations, published posthumously in 1953, controversially critiqued all traditional philosophy, including his own previous work....   [tags: Philosophy]
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The Life and Work of Ludwig van Beethoven - Ludwig van Beethoven Section 1: Time line Ludwig van Beethoven was a revolutionary artist of his time, the late 1700s to the early 1800s. He refused to conform to traditional musical standards and didn't finish a piece until it reached perfection. The German instrumentalist and composer experienced much misfortune and loss throughout his life. Regardless, he is considered to have “created the bridge” transitioning from the Classical era to the Romantic era. The Classical Period came right after the Baroque period, and lasted from about 1775 until about 1825....   [tags: classical, composer, music] 1594 words
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Ludwig Van Beethoven - When you look at the world and all the people on it as a whole, you see that there are very few influential people whose actions or opinions strongly influence the course of events. Ludwig Van Beethoven, a German musician, is one of those very few. He was an extraordinary musician that lived through hardship and had the horrific fate of deafness, any musician’s worst nightmare. Beethoven left a wall standing in history that captured the art of sounds and worked it beyond imagination into music so fragile and pure yet onerous, unable to be matched by any succeeding composer....   [tags: music, musician, composer, deafness]
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Ludwig van Beethoven - Some of the most well known composers came to be in the in the classical music period. Ludwig van Beethoven was one of the composers, along with other greats of the time like Haydn and Mozart, which helped to create a new type of music. This new music had full rich sounds created by the new construction of the symphony orchestra. Ludwig van Beethoven was born in the town of Bonn, Germany on December 16 of 1770. Bonn is located in western Germany on the Rhine River. Beethoven showed an affinity for music at an early age....   [tags: music composers, classical music]
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Life and Works of Ludwig Van Beethoven - In this paper I will discuss the life and works of Ludwig van Beethoven. This paper will cover his life as a person, his life as a musician and finally the lives and careers he influenced. Beethoven is worthy of this paper because he is one of the single greatest contributors to music as a whole. Ludwig van Beethoven was born at 515 Bonngasse, Bonn, on December 16, 1770. The previous sentence is the closest guess as to where and when Beethoven was born. There are records of Beethoven being baptized on December 17, 1770....   [tags: musician, composer, history] 892 words
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Ludwig Van Beethoven - Ludwig Van Beethoven is considered to be the third greatest composer of all time. He wrote classic music for the piano, various orchestras and other different instruments. Even though he became deaf in 1817 he still composed and created some of his greatest pieces. There is not very much known about Beethoven's childhood, but it is known that he was baptized on December 17, 1770. He was most likely born a few days before then. His parents were Johann Van Beethoven and Maria Magdalena Keverich. His father was a musician at the court of the Elector of Cologne....   [tags: Classical composers, biography]
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The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven - ... A string quartet consisted of two violins, a viola and a cello. It consists of four movements which are, fast, slow, minuet or scherzo, and fast. Hayden had a huge effect on Mozart and Beethoven in the classical period. Hayden was the “First great master of the string quartet” (Charlton 133). Beethoven's sixteen string quartet, was one of his most popular works in his latest period as a composer. Furthermore, these three composers also shared many differences. (Charlton 2007) Beethoven brought light to classical forms and their techniques....   [tags: composer, sonata, deaf] 649 words
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Uunderstanding The Novel On Certainty by Ludwig Wittgenstein - ... He then states he had already shown this existence by holding up his hand “Here is a hand”. Moore then uses the example of his hand to validate boldly why anyone would every question such a reasonable claim. Wittgenstein does seem to admire Moore’s claim that he has a hand; however Wittgenstein uses the idea that any claim that an individual thinks they know can be doubted. More ever you might say that he is challenging Moore’s approach to come up with a better response to sceptism. He starts this by pointing out the obvious which is if your argument rest on a claim such as “here is a hand” then the argument may not be so valid....   [tags: G.E. Moore, notes, purpose] 906 words
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Ludwig van Beethoven: The Musical Genius - Ludwig van Beethoven was the composer of the most celestial and significant music written at any time. He was the first musician to link the classical period of 18th-century and the novel birth of Romanticism. Beethoven’s absolute step forward in the world of music came in his instrumental work, not forgetting his symphonies. In contrast to his forerunner Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, for whom composing music seemed natural, Beethoven strived to make his work flawless. On December 16, 1770, Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany; he was baptized on December 17, 1770....   [tags: Biography Essays] 1481 words
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Ludwig van Beethoven's Life and Achievements - Ludwig van Beethoven was an extraordinary music composer, especially considering he was deaf most of his life and career. He was born in Germany on December 16, 1770. Many obstacles were hurled at him, but he triumphed over them, and even deafness didn’t stop him from composing some of the worlds greatest, and most recognized music compositions (Rosenwald 167). His life, music, and his musical styles and techniques all contribute to his life story. Beethoven was born in Bonn Germany. At 14, he held the occupation of a court organist....   [tags: beethoven, music composer, music ]
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The String Quartets by Ludwig Van Beethoven - The string quartets of Ludwig Van Beethoven were written over a long period of his life, stretching from 1799 to 1826. The tragedies that occurred throughout Beethoven’s life did not stop him from writing these seventeen masterpieces. The string quartets can be divided into three periods; early middle and late with the first six quartets of Op. 18 marking his ‘early’ works. As Beethoven’s writing began to flourish with creativity and imagination, he wrote the ‘Rasumovsky’ quartets that mark the ‘middle’ period in his career....   [tags: masterpieces, melodic expression] 2064 words
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Claude Debussy and Ludwig van Beethoven - Dmitri Shostakovich, a 20th century Russian composer and pianist, once said, “A creative artist works on his next composition because he was not satisfied with his previous one." Is this why composers can compose many pieces in such a short life span. Take Claude Debussy for example. He composed 141 pieces even though he only lived for 56 years. And what about the great Ludwig van Beethoven. He composed 138 pieces although he only lived for 56 years and despite the fact that he began to lose his hearing at the age of 29....   [tags: music, composer, classical, masterpiece, jazz]
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Ludwig Van Beethoven's Life and Accomplishments - Ludwig Van Beethoven was born on December 16, 1770 in Bonn, Germany and he died on March 26, 1827 in Vienna Austria. Beethoven’s music is mostly associated with the classical era because that is when he crafted most of his greatest works. Beethoven’s father and grandfather were both musicians that played at Court of Elector of Cologne. Beethoven’s main instrument that he played was the piano. He was taught by his father how to play the piano. His father was very strict on him, and sometimes he made Beethoven, “stand at the keyboard, was often in tears.” He had other teachers that taught him how to play the violin, and how to play the piano....   [tags: ode to joy, ninth symphony, piano, musician]
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The Life of Ludwig Van Beethoven - The Life of Ludwig Van Beethoven The rise of Ludwig van Beethoven into the ranks of history's greatest composers was paralleled by and in some ways a consequence of his own personal tragedy and despair. Beginning in the late 1790's, the increasing buzzing and humming in his ears sent Beethoven into a panic, searching for a cure from doctor to doctor. By October 1802 he had written the Heiligenstadt Testament confessing the certainty of his growing deafness, his consequent despair, and suicidal considerations....   [tags: Biographies] 1464 words
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Classical Music: Biography of Ludwig Van Beethoven - Although his exact birthdate is unknown, it is believed that Ludwig Van Beethoven was born on December 16, 1770 in Bonn, Germany. This date is assumed because the records show he was baptized on December 17, 1770 (“Beethoven’s childhood” 3). The custom at that time was to baptize children the day following their birth. Beethoven was born into a musical family. Beethoven was named after his grandfather, Lodewijk van Beethoven, who was a bass singer at court and later a maestro of the chapel. His parents were Johann van Beethoven, a musician in the Electoral Court at Bonn, and Maria-Magdalena Kewerich....   [tags: baptize children, neefe, deaf]
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The Founder of Modern Fluid Dynamics: Ludwig Prantdl - THE FOUNDER OF MODERN FLUID DYNAMICS: LUDWIG PRANTDL A fluid is defined as a substance that does not have any determined shape and is deformed continuously by a shear force, thus it can be said that fluid mechanics is considered as a part of physics which is concerning about gases, liquids and plasmas, in the other words, no solid phases.[1] Modern fluid mechanics is based on Continuum Hypothesis. This hypothesis assumes that a matter is continuous, hence while a matter is examined, atomic structure is not regarded- because if a matter is analyzed at a microscopic scale, the matter will be observed as discrete- and macroscopic scale is preferred instead of microscopic scale.[2] Fluid mecha...   [tags: fluid mechanics, boundary layer, adhesion]
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Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe and His Work - Modernists longed to recreate the world through new ideas and contemporary techniques to design structurally and provide unprecedented buildings. Architecture took a turn and progressed from total works of art to industrialization during the 20th century. Advancement with technology due to the machine age brought new materials and new tools. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was one of the many architects of this time to not only envision new structural systems, but was able to apply modern style concepts to numerous designs throughout his career....   [tags: masters of modern architecture] 1164 words
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Ambiguity of Moral Values in Eckbert the Fair by Ludwig Tieck - Ludwig Tieck’s novella, Eckbert the Fair, presents a certain ambiguity of moral values. The story meets a tragic ending where the main couple of the fairytale, Eckbert and Bertha, die as punishment for their crimes of betrayal, theft, and murder. However, an uneasy feeling of injustice remains about the punishment despite the clarity of their guilt. The tale itself strongly resembles a tragic play defined by Aristotle, but the narrative deviates from the structure of standard tragedy. In effect, the unique set-up of the narrative makes the evil deeds seem ultimately inevitable....   [tags: fairytale, injustice, punishment]
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The Great Work of Ludwig Wittgenstein on Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus - Ludwig Wittgenstein was an Austrian-British philosopher who contributed significantly in the fields of mathematics, logic, and language. The work he contributed throughout his life can be split into two parts, his earlier and later work. Arguably his greatest contribution came from his earlier works, mostly from the “Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus”. According Biletzki, Wittgenstein “addresses the central problems of philosophy which deal with the world, thought and language, and presents a “solution” (as Wittgenstein terms it) of these problems which is grounded in logic and in the nature of representation”....   [tags: mathematics, logic, language] 1081 words
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Ludwig van Beethoven, the Epitome of Classical Music - Ludwig van Beethoven is the first name people think of when they are asked any question related to Classical music. His symphonies, piano sonatas, and choral works are still performed today, especially his symphonies. Beethoven’s symphonies are well known by all, a good example is his ‘knock-knock’ Symphony No. 5. The rhythmic pattern and minor third skip could be hummed and recognized by many. However, few people know of Beethoven’s masses, the Mass in C major Opus 86, and Mass in D, commonly known as Missa Solemnis, Opus 124....   [tags: notorious music composers]
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Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein - Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein [IPA 'l?dv?ç 'jo?z?f 'jo?hann 'v?tg?n?ta?n] (April 26, 1889 – April 29, 1951) was an Austrian philosopher who contributed several groundbreaking works to modern philosophy, primarily on the foundations of logic and the philosophy of language. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century. [1] Although numerous collections from Wittgenstein's notebooks, papers, and lectures have been published since his death, he published only one philosophical book in his own lifetime — the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus in 1921, while studying at Trinity College, Cambridge, under the supervision of the philosopher Bertrand Russell....   [tags: essays research papers] 5192 words
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Ludwig Van Beethoven - Ludwig Van Beethoven Ludwig Van Beethoven was born on December 16, 1770 in Bonn, Germany. He was the third child of Johann and Johanna Beethoven. Ludwig had a terrible childhood because his dad was an alcoholic. He woke him up in the middle of the night and made him play the piano until dawn. He would smack him every time he made a mistake. His father was a musician as was his grandfather. Ludwig loved spending time with his grandfather. His grandfather died when Beethoven was only three years old....   [tags: Papers] 559 words
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Ludwig Van Beethoven - German composer and pianist, Ludwig van Beethoven, was born December 1770 and spent most of his life in Vienna, Austria. His first teacher was his alcoholic father, who worked as a musician at the Court of Bonn. Teaching him day and night, Ludwig suffered from his father's harsh and erratic behavior. For a time, he and his father played at the Church. As his father's alcoholism increased, Ludwig became the main musician. Beethoven's talents were discovered at an early age, and he was sent to Vienna to study under different teachers including Mozart and Hayden....   [tags: Biography] 1286 words
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Ludwig van Beethoven - Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven was born in 1770 in Bonn, Germany, to Johann and Maria Magdelna van Beethoven. His father was also a musician and had dreams of young Ludwig becoming the Next Mozart. Beethoven's father was tenor singer in the court chapel of Prince archbishop of Cologne, where his grandfather a native of Holland had for a number of years the post of musical director. He was therefore brought up from his earliest youth in a musical atmosphere. While the father was rigorous and not always reasonable in his rule over the young genius, his mother was often over lienent with him, a fact which may account for some of the traits of character the young man developed later...   [tags: Papers] 490 words
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Ludwig Van Beethoven - Ludwig Van Beethoven It was not possible for me to say: speak louder, shout, because I am deaf. Alas, how would it be possible for me to admit to a weakness of the one sense that should be perfect to a higher degree in me than in others, the one sense which I once possessed in the highest perfection, a perfection that few others of my profession have ever possessed. No, I cannot do it." These words are taken from the "Heiligenstadt Testament," a document Beethoven wrote to his brothers in 1802....   [tags: Papers] 373 words
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Ludwig Van Beethoven - Ludwig van Beethoven Beethoven's importance lies not only in his work, but also in his life (Tames, 4). Included in my report is proof that Beethoven was one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. In this proof is a brief description of his life. This will help you understand how he felt when he wrote his music. Also, there will be a description of all his symphonies. On December 16 or 17, 1770, (date uncertain) at 515 (now 20) Bonngasse Bonn, Germany Beethoven, like Mozart, was born into a small family (Comptons, 1)....   [tags: essays research papers] 1166 words
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Ludwig Van Beethoven and W.A. Mozart - Ludwig Van Beethoven and W.A. Mozart Ludwig Van Beethoven and W.A. Mozart are the two most important musicians of their time. Their pieces are everlasting and will live on forever. Their styles are so unique and uplifting that they could never be matched. These masterminds played in the same time period but their lives differed tremendously. There are some similarities and many differences between these two but one fact will remain: They are the central and most vital part of all music. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was one of the most prolific and important musical innovators we have ever seen....   [tags: Papers] 624 words
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Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Nature of Religious Language - Ludwig Wittgenstein once believed that language's function was to name objects and the meaning of language was found in the objects for which it stands. He later rejected this and centred on how language works and is used, believing that problems of religious language come from misunderstanding its usage. Wittgenstein was no longer concerned with the truth or falsity of language but the way it is used and the functions that it performs, as he said 'Don't ask for the meaning ask for the use.' Wittgenstein recognised that language is equivocal as words have many different meanings, such as the word 'pen' whose meaning changes in different contexts....   [tags: Language and Religion] 845 words
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Ludwig Van Beethoven 9th Symphony - Ludwig Van Beethoven 9th Symphony Symphony number nine in D minor, Op.125, the "Choral" is the outstanding piece accompanied with a vocal chorus. Beethoven began concentrated work on the piece in 1822. It occupied him throughout 1823, and he completed it in February 1824. The first performance took place at the Karntnertor Theater in Vienna on May 7, 1824. The deaf composer stood on stage beating time and turning the pages of his score, but the real conducting was done by Michael Umlauf. The first American performance was given on May 20, 1846 by the New York Philharmonic under George Loder....   [tags: Music Beethoven Musician Essays] 1358 words
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Masterpieces of Classical Music - Masterpieces of Classical Music Orchestra Research Paper Ludwig Van Beethoven is perhaps one of the best known composures in all of history. His legacy on the art of music is profound. He had a difficult, strict life, which morphed into tragedy as his hearing and health faded. Despite this complicated life, Beethoven’s works remain incredibly popular today. Beethoven was born in December of 1770 in Bonn, in present day Germany (Budden, 2014). Beethoven’s father, Johann, drilled Beethoven continuously and harshly in musical studies....   [tags: Orchestra, Ludwig Van Beethoven]
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Mission Command Analysis of Helmuth Johannes Ludwig Von Moltke - “One either lets me do as I want or one gives me concrete orders,” General Donrad Krafft von Dellmensingen, German Sixth Army Chief of Staff responsed when it was suggested he suspend offensive employment of his army. The First Battle of the Marne, also classified as the most, “significant land battle of the twentieth century,” impresses one for its scale, decisiveness, and devastating use of rapid small arms fire, machine guns, hand grenades, and artillery. From 5 through 11 September, Germany and France each fielded over 2 million men (British 130,000) between Paris and Verdun....   [tags: The First Battle of the Marne, World War I]
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Ludwig Van Beethoven The Incessant Sound Of A Fallen Tree - There resounds a proverbial question, “If a tree falls in the woods and no one is there to hear, does it make a sound as it falls?” Capricious as this query may appear I have had occasion to entertain just such a notion when, as a youth, I found an exploratory journey down a deep wood’s path abruptly halted by the greeting of an enormous fallen tree. The colossal obstacle lay across my path and presented itself a motionless, silent guardian that protected that which lay beyond from my further intrusion....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The World of Music Begins - The World of Music Begins Imagine spending the majority of a lifetime dedicated to music and then going deaf. This would create quite the obstacle, but Ludwig van Beethoven made it through it. His talent and love for music helped him overcome the problems. Not only the bad things, but one could also say he overcame the world of music. There were many things Beethoven did in his career that influenced the music of today. Overall, Ludwig van Beethoven overcame the music world by becoming a musical prodigy, influencing much of the classical music of his time, and continuing to compose his great works despite the many obstacles....   [tags: Ludwig Van Beethoven, Music, Classical]
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Aspects of How Germany Got to be a Giant Economic Engine - The Federal Republic of Germany has been an economic giant since the late 1950s, even though it remained a political dwarf in world affairs until the reunification. Germany, after World War II, was devastated. It had been bombed day and night, it had high inflation, regular goods were part of a underground black market, it had to make reparation payments and while at the same time fix its economy and try to repair international relations with its neighbors, the division of the country by the allies dismembered the nation....   [tags: ludwig erhar, allies, free market, socialism]
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Johann Ludwig Heinrich Julius Schliemann’s Excavation at Troy - Johann Ludwig Heinrich Julius Schliemann’s Excavation at Troy Johann Ludwig Heinrich Julius Schliemann’s ability to challenge academic establishment make him an appealing yet dubious character. The German’s late nineteenth century excavations of Truva are often considered to have shed new light on ancient history or ‘undoubtedly destroyed a great deal of archaeological data that will forever be lost[1]. Despite the praise and glorification that surrounds the romantic stems of Schliemann’s work; his excavations have proved limited to the evolution of archaeology and ancient history....   [tags: Anthropology]
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Critical Analysis On Godfather Death - CRITICAL ANALYSIS ON "GODFATHER DEATH", A FAIRY TALE WRITTEN BY JACOB LUDWIG GRIMM AND WILHELM CARL GRIMM This story is a German fairy tale translated by Jacob Ludwig Grimm (1785-1863) and Wilhelm Carl Grimm (1786-1859), brothers born in Germany. The story centers on a 13th son born to a poor old man who can not afford to feed his new offspring. In order to provide for him the poor old man must choose a godfather for his son. He first meets God and dismisses him as a godfather because according to the old man, God is not a fair person....   [tags: Jacob Ludwig Grimm Wilheim Carl Grimm] 1010 words
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Frege on Truth, Beauty and Goodness - Frege on Truth, Beauty and Goodness Scholars of Frege have spent a good deal of energy in discussing his views about truth, logic, and the relation between them. To one set of clues, however, scant attention has been paid. Repeatedly throughout his career, Frege attempted to illuminate the relation between logic and truth by comparing it to the relations between ethics and the good and aesthetics and the beautiful. Truth, beauty and goodness, of course, have had a long history in platonic philosophy....   [tags: Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob Frege]
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The Inspirational Story of Beethoven - Ludwig van Beethoven’s work was quite inspirational considering the fact that he was deaf for more than half of his life. Beethoven’s work was fascinating and heart-tugging because he composed music that formed his thoughts and feelings, with raw, passionate emotion. Listening to classical music such as Beethoven and Mozart at a young age is said to sometimes help a child’s cognitive development, but that’s a huge myth. Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany and baptized December 17, 1770....   [tags: music composer, fur elise, vienna]
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The One Time A Certain Prussian Bested a Certain Russian - Ludwig was so cute when he slept. There was no evidence of the regimented man that usually inhabited this body, but the light crease in his brow; And no matter how amusing the usual Germany is, he crossed into this country, clambered up the impossibly tall building unscathed, and pried open the window with his pipe, to see the boyish look on the blond’s sleeping face. Reaching out, he ran a long callused finger down the crease. Ludwig’s brows shifted in confusion, but with more gentle nudges from the Russian, became lax....   [tags: personal narrative] 1001 words
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Affective States Influencing Creativity - Introduction The concept of affective states influencing creativity can be found documented as far back as the writings of Aristotle, in his words, “No great mind every existed without a touch of madness.” Exploration of this concept can be found in early studies conducted by Andreasen (1988), Jamison (1995), and Ludwig (1988). These researchers indicate high levels of affect disorders in persons who have achieved literary eminence. A multitude of studies comparing the role of affective states to genetics, cognition, personality, and intelligence, propose affective disorders consistently contribute to higher rates of creativity (Do I need to list all the studies or can this be stated in a b...   [tags: mental illness, bipolar disorder]
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Religion Provides a Humane Society as a Whole - ... One particular god, Horus, was needed to maintain order against chaos, the god Set. Therefore, a complex set of rituals were required to be performed by humans to sustain Horus in his battle against chaos (Ludwig, p326-327). Likewise, a variety of rituals common in ancient Mesopotamia were vial to harmonize the gods and goddesses to better ensure a stable cosmos (Ludwig, p329). Additionally, The Great Flood Story further validates to importance of harmony not only between the gods but also between the gods and humans....   [tags: theory, practice, sacred] 712 words
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The Barcelona Trend - The more things change, the more they tend to remain the same. Years can pass and many things may appear different, yet most things remain as they were centuries ago, although they may be slightly altered. The Barcelona chair has showed face for the past eight decades, never changed and hardly reformed, the common Barcelona trend makes a 21st century come back. A trend, an easy entity to follow, todays trends however have had a de-ja-vu effect on today’s society. Many fashion and design trends have been seen and done before....   [tags: trend forecaster, music, film, literature]
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