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Life gets crazy, and I hope to get back to blogging regularly next week. In the meantime, please enjoy:
Beethoven’s 5 Secrets

This piece was developed for the orchestra at the school where I now spend some of the best parts of my days. The information about this piece includes:

“What are Beethoven’s Secrets? He had many. His most prominent secret that he desperately tried to keep from the public and that caused him to be considered extrememly eccentric, irritable, and hermit-like was his ‘weakness.’ He was deaf during most of his life. Imagine that. . . one of the greatest composers that ever lived could hardly hear. And yet, he wrote his life’s greatest works after becoming deaf.”