Culture > US

In this week's TLS

19 days ago   |   By TLS

This year marks the 250th anniversary of Beet­hoven's birth. In an extract from her new book, Beethoven, A Life in Nine Pieces , Laura Tunbridge explores the “Kreutzer” Sonata, so named because it was dedicated to the renowned violinist Rodolphe Kreutzer (who, it turns out, didn't even like Beet­hoven's music). Tunbridge explores how the piece became an exhilarating two-way tussle: “By the end, violin and piano are no longer in combat or tailing one another but playing together: a consensus that suggests a mutual respect, a friendship, which is all the stronger for having been...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   US      Life      Book      Racing      Music      Memory      Performance  


Holby City fans shocked that Guy Self holds Ric's life in his hands

Holby City fans shocked that Guy Self holds Ric's life in his hands

Holby City fans were treated to a classic cliffhanger, with neurosurgeon Guy Self lurking outside the operating theatre where his nemesis, consultant Ric Griffin was on the... Read more ...

Dylan and Cole Sprouse's Birthday Tributes Prove They're Still Living the...

Dylan and Cole Sprouse's Birthday Tributes Prove They're Still Living the Sweet Life

Cheers to another year of the sweet life! As pop culture fans marked Dylan Sprouse and Cole Sprouse's 28th birthday today, the Hollywood actors delivered a gift to followers... Read more ...

New 2022 Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 rewrites the supercar rule book

New 2022 Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 rewrites the supercar rule book

Gordon Murray has revealed his self-styled successor to the McLaren F1 : the Gordon Murray Automotive T.50. The famed automotive engineer describes it as a true analogue... Read more ...

First Dates star Fred Sirieix has nearly £1 million in the bank as he plans...

First Dates star Fred Sirieix has nearly £1 million in the bank as he plans Jamaica wedding

The French maître d', 48, enjoyed a bumper 2019 with his company Art of Service Ltd posing accounts showing £863,531 in cash, more than double the previous year Read more ...

Gogglebox's Tom Malone stuns fans with weight loss in viral dance video

Gogglebox's Tom Malone stuns fans with weight loss in viral dance video

The Gogglebox favourite appears to have been working very hard throughout lockdown as he impressed fans with his trimmed down physique Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein WAS a member at Mar-a-Lago despite White House's denial, new...

Jeffrey Epstein WAS a member at Mar-a-Lago despite White House's denial, new book claims

New book The Grifter's Club makes shocking claims about what goes on at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. Read more ...

Google Play Music Shutting Down in October

Google Play Music Shutting Down in October

Now's the time to switch to YouTube Music or another music-streaming service, as Google will pull the plug on Google Play Music in the US in October. Google Play Music will... Read more ...

First look at Batman's Robert Pattinson and Spider-Man's Tom Holland in...

First look at Batman's Robert Pattinson and Spider-Man's Tom Holland in Netflix film

Robert Pattinson in a scene from The Devil All The Time Batman and Spider-Man are set to face off on the big screen but it won't be for a comic book blockbuster. Instead... Read more ...

Virgin Galactic and Rolls Royce unveil supersonic jet that can fly to New...

Virgin Galactic and Rolls Royce unveil supersonic jet that can fly to New York in 90 minut

Virgin Galactic's new plane will fly at Mach 3 at 60,000 feet in the air Virgin Galactic has announced it is working with engine-maker Rolls-Royce to develop an aircraft that... Read more ...

Europa League fixtures, draw, TV schedule, prize money as Man Utd meet Lask...

Europa League fixtures, draw, TV schedule, prize money as Man Utd meet Lask and Wolves play Olympiakos

Manchester United resume their Europa League campaign on Wednesday night The Europa League gets back underway on Wednesday night with sides looking to book their spots in the... Read more ...