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Beethoven: A Guide to Primary and Secondary Resources at the Library of Congress

Lectures, Interviews, & Concerts

The Music Division has supported and facilitated many performances of Beethoven's music as well as scholarship focused on it. These materials have been shared and made available on the Library's website as part of the Event Videos Collection. Many of these lectures, interviews, and concerts include music for which the Music Division holds Beethoven's manuscript scores or sketches. See the "Music Manuscripts and Facsimiles" page of this research guide.


On April 12, 2019, the Jerusalem Quartet presented a program including Beethoven's Quartet in A major, op. 18/5 (1798-1800).

Lectures

Music Division staff have both presented and facilitated lectures on Beethoven and his music. These lectures have been shared and made available on the Library's website as part of the Event Videos Collection. Some of these lectures are linked below:

Interviews

Often as part of the yearly concert series, Music Division staff have interviewed performers of Beethoven's music. These events have been shared and made available on the Library's website as part of the Event Videos Collection. Some of these interviews are linked below:

Concerts

Many concerts presented as part of "Concerts from the Library of Congress" include the music of Beethoven. These concerts have been shared and made available on the Library's website as part of the Concerts from the Library of Congress Collection. Some of these concerts are linked below: