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Mr M Locke MABPT,Dip CTB,MIMIT,MPTA,


Stockport, Cheshire
England

Piano Tuning in the Greater Manchester and Cheshire Area

Piano House Ltd

Houldsworth Business & Arts Centre
Houldsworth Street
Stockport, Cheshire SK56DA
England

Piano House Ltd have been based in the Greater Manchester, and Cheshire area for the past 20 years, Martin Locke offers a quality personal service as ...

Dawsons Music Ltd (Stockpor)

5 High Bank Side
Off St. Petersgate,
Stockport, Cheshire SK1 1HG
England

we supply all styles of Acoustic Piano, from Upright Pianos to Grand Pianos, including a range of Yamaha Pianos and Kawai Pianos.

Diamondrestorations

73 Heaton Moor Road
Stockport, Cheshire Sk4 8ty
England

Diamond Restorations is a specialist furniture restoration company which covers the whole of the North West and North Wales areas. The company can ...

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Ludwig van Beethoven
Was baptised on 17 December 1770 he was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best-known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 concertos for piano, 32 piano sonatas, and 16 string quartets. He also composed other chamber music, choral works and songs.

Born in Bonn, then the capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire, Beethoven displayed his musical talents at an early age and was taught by his father Johann van Beethoven and Christian Gottlob Neefe. During his first 22 years in Bonn, Beethoven intended to study with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and befriended Joseph Haydn. Beethoven moved to Vienna in 1792 and began studying with Haydn, quickly gaining a reputation as a virtuoso pianist. He lived in Vienna until his death. In about 1800 his hearing began to deteriorate, and by the last decade of his life he was almost totally deaf. He gave up conducting and performing in public but continued to compose; many of his most admired works come from this period. in February 1818 Beethoven acepted a piano from Broodwoods England he worte

My very dear friend Broadwood,I have never felt a greater pleasure than your honours intimation of the arrival of this piano, with which you are honouring me as a present. I shall look upon it as an altar upon which I shall place the most beautiful offerings of my spirit to the divine Apollo. As soon as I receive your excellent instrument, I shall immediately send you the fruits of the first moments of inspiration I spend at it, as a souvenir for you from me, my very dear B.; and I hope that they will be worthy of your instrument.

My Dear Sir,Accept my warmest consideration, from your friend and very humble servant, Louis Van Beethoven Vienna,