“Beethoven über die Schulter geschaut – was Handschriften verraten, und warum Beethoven teures Papier gekauft hat”

“Looking over Beethoven’s shoulder – what manuscripts can tell and why Beethoven bought expensive paper”

Lecture (in German) with Dr. Michael Ladenburger. Monday, July 1, 7 PM at Langhaus Oldenstadt. Hinrich Alpers, musical examples

Michael Ladenburger studied musicology and art history at the University of Vienna as well as Organ at the University of Music in Vienna, where he graduated in 1979.

In 1985 he earned his Ph.D. with a publication on Justin Heinrich Knecht (1752-1817). From 1982 to 1984 he worked for the Austrian section of the International Inventory of Musical Sources (RISM). Since 1984 he served as assistant at the Beethoven Archive Bonn, Germany, of which he became head in 1991.

Michael Ladenburger has been the editor of numerous critical editions and facsimiles. Furthermore, he has published on Beethoven, Haydn, organbuilding and organ music.