BEETHOVEN 200 YEARS AGO TODAY: Friday, April 13, 1821

S.A. Steiner & Co., one of Beethoven’s publishers, announces in today’s Wiener Zeitung the third edition of the Anweisung zur Composition (Instructions for Composition), by Beethoven’s old counterpoint instructor, Johann Georg Albrechtsberger (1736-1809). Beethoven thought very highly of this text, and used it in his instruction of Archduke Rudolph for …