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Matthew Guerrieri

Matthew Guerrieri writes regularly on music for The Boston Globe and NewMusicBox, and his articles have also appeared in Vanity Fair, Playbill, and Slate. He is responsible for the popular classical music blog Soho the Dog. He lives in Framingham, Massachusetts.

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BEETHOVEN'S FIFTH AND THE HUMAN IMAGINATION
Written by MATTHEW GUERRIERI

Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages

Publisher: Vintage

On Sale: 03/04/2014

Price: $17.95

ISBN: 978-0-804-17019-2

A TIME Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2012
A New Yorker Best Book of the Year
Los Angeles Magazine's #1 Music Book of the Year

This revelatory book of music history examines what is perhaps the best known and most-popular symphony ever written—and its famous four-note opening. Reaching back before Beethoven’s time, Matthew Guerrieri uncovers premonitions of the opening notes in the rhythms of ancient Greek poetry and the music of the French Revolution. He discusses the Fifth’s impact when...

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