Saturday, November 28, 2015

Interview: Lewis Lockwood

We are pleased to present the first of two video interviews prepared during the American Musicological Society's national meeting in Louisville earlier this month. Here Lewis Lockwood talks with Christopher Reynolds about his new book, Beethoven's Symphonies: An Artistic Vision (W. W. Norton, October 2015).



Cuepoints:
  • 1:00     Music performance and Beethoven research
  • 2:20     the A-major Cello Sonata
  • 5:30     a book on the symphonies; the 7th Army Symphony
  • 7:25     a poem and a dedication
  • 9:30     epilogue: Beethoven's Ninth in the Lodz ghetto; Auschwitz

Lewis Lockwood is Fanny Peabody Research Professor of Music, emeritus, at Harvard, a former president of the American Musicological Society, and a Honorary Member of the AMS.

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