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What does Bach's writing look like? How does Beethoven draw a treble clef? And which composer has the messiest scrawl? Discover this most personal of insights into these great musicians - from their own hand.
Another incredible window into Beethoven's personality from the manuscript of his Symphony No. 3, originally dedicated to Napoleon. When the composer discovered Napoleon had declared himself emperor of the French - going against everything he believed in - Beethoven got angry and scrawled out the dedication in the manuscript, creating the hole in the page.
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