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Relating to or characteristic of the German composer Ludwig van Beethoven, his music, or his theories of musical composition.‘a compelling Beethovenian influence at work’
- ‘The Beethovenian classical structure is still there and the music has an amazing vigour.’
- ‘The majestic outer sections reflect an unashamedly Beethovenian grandeur.’
- ‘An early symphony shows his Beethovenian sympathies.’
- ‘His first piano sonata, string quartet and chamber ensemble pieces are Beethovenian in form and content.’
- ‘The music is Beethovenian in the depth of feeling it provokes.’
1An admirer of the German composer Ludwig van Beethoven.‘this is a most interesting CD which should commend itself to all true Beethovenians’
- ‘The true Beethovian will buy more than one.’
- ‘I make my bow to the assembled and enraged Beethovians.’
- ‘Beethovians engaged in few pre-writing activities and preferred to compose rough first drafts immediately.’
- 1.1 A performer of the music of the German composer Ludwig van Beethoven.‘the pianist is currently one of the master Beethovenians’
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