Andrés Hernández-Salazar - tenor, lecturer & singing teacher

LecturesMusic History Courses

Beethoven Symphonies

In this course we will be exploring Beethoven’s groundbreaking development of the symphonic form, including some of the most iconic and epoch-making orchestral and choral music of the entire Classical repertoire.


A Selected Bibliography:

Beethoven: His Life and Times (Composer’s Life & Times S.)

Beethoven (Master Musicians Series) by Marion M. Scott

The Treasures of Beethoven (John Suchet)

The Classical Style: Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart (Charles Rosen)

Beethoven: The Philosophy of Music (Theodor W Adorno)

The Nine Symphonies of Beethoven (Antony Hopkins)

Analyses of Musical Classics Book 1 (Annie O Warburton)

The Ninth: Beethoven and the World in 1824, by Harvey Sachs


A Selected Discography:

Haydn: 12 London Symphonies

Beethoven: Symphonies Nos 1 & 4. Berliner Philharmoniker/Herbert von Karajan

Beethoven: Symphonys No 1 & No 2. Sir Neville Marriner (Vinyl LP)

Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 8. Sir Roger Norrington

Beethoven For All: The Symphonies 1-9. Daniel Barenboim/West-Eastern Divan

Beethoven: Symphony No.6 Pastorale. Vienna Phil/Karl Böhm

Beethoven / Arr Liszt : Symphonies Nos 1 – 9. Cyprien Katsaris, piano

Beethoven – Symphony No 7; Triple Concerto (LSO, Haitink)

Beethoven: Symphony No.9. The Academy of Ancient Music/Hogwood