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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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Beethoven lived across one of the most turbulent periods in European history. His youthful compositions reflected classical training but quickly blossomed into the romanticism already present in literature and painting. Inspired by Napoleon, he recreated established musical forms, basing his only opera on a true French 'rescue' story. Add incurable deafness to an inability to find a life-partner, and you have a genius worth exploring.


Course dates

02 Sep 2016 to 04 Sep 2016

Course duration

1 weekend(s)

Course fee


Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
CB23 8AQ

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