A classical head start

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A classical head start
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  1. a második felében
    in the latter part

    Ludwig van Beethoven's life took place in the latter part of the 18th century and the early part of the 19th century.
  2. életmű ?
    body of work

    Perhaps he is most well-known for the nine symphonies he composed, however his body of work was full of scores of other pieces as well.
  3. bátorság
    virtuozitás
    prowess

    He was born in Bonn, Germany, and when he was 22 moved to Vienna, Austria, where he nearly immediately became known for his prowess on the piano.
  4. jártas
    well-versed

    Beethoven was well-versed in the recent history of composing, at one point having full intentions to study under another prodigious contemporary, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
  5. teljes törekvés
    full intentions 

    Beethoven was well-versed in the recent history of composing, at one point having full intentions to study under another prodigious contemporary, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
  6. bőkezű
    nagylelkű
    bountiful

    When he arrived in Vienna, he actually began to learn with Joseph Haydn, another bountiful Austrian composer.
  7. megállja a helyét
    (vízhatlan)
    hold water

    His early start doesn't really hold water though with the most fascinating aspect about the musical life of Beethoven.
  8. csapás
    balsors
    adversity

    Even so, he continued to write adn play in the face of adversity.
  9. saját dicséretét zengi
    blow one's own horn

    Normally, blowing your own horn isn't seen as endearing.
  10. sokoldalúan képzett
    eredmények
    have many accomplishments

    boast about personal accomplishments
  11. megnyerő
    endearing

    Normally, blowing your own horn isn't seen as endearing.
  12. finom hangolás
    fine tuning

    This car will be up and running with just a little fine tuning.
  13. szembenéz a következményekkel
    face the music

    After I got in a car accident, I had to face the music and show up in court.
  14. hallás után játszik
    play by ear

    We didn't make any dinner reservations, instead we'll play it by ear when we arrive downtown.
  15. emlékeztet vmire
    ismerősen cseng
    ring a bell

    I can't put a face to that name, but it certainly rings a bell.
  16. zene füleidnek
    music to your ears

    We get two days off next week? Sounds like music to my ears.
  17. vissza a mókuskerékbe
    back to the grind

    • I had a great weekend, but now it's back to the grind.
    • I can't believe the holiday is finished and have to go back to the grind.
  18. alkot
    constitute

    The words that constitute a song
  19. zenei mű
    hangol
    tune

    Have you heard that new tune that came out last week?
  20. rádiós
    airplay

    One of my favorite band's songs is getting massive airplay!
  21. fülbemászó
    catchy

    I son't want to admit it, but that song is so catchy.
  22. előny
    head start

    That doesn't mean that some parents aren't trying to get a little bit of head start with the power of music.
  23. hosszan fenntartott elmélet
    long held theory

    There has been a long held theory that playing music for a baby in the womb can improve function when that child is finally born.
  24. meggyőzően
    conclusively

    There is nothing conclusively that can tell us use one way or another that the results are set in stone.
  25. kőbe vésve
    set in stone

    There is nothing conclusively that can tell us use one way or another that the results are set in stone.
  26. térbeli minták
    spatial patterns

    Starting something such as a piano lessons when someone is just a toddler could not only help them grasp early musical theory, but also early spatial patterns and reasoning.
  27. ?
    more at ease

    Maybe it puts her mind more at ease and therefore has her body in a better state of being before the birthing process.
  28. ismétlődő
    visszatérő
    recurring 

    Perhaps all of the current theories held about music and unborn children are based on recurring belief established in the past
  29. tagadás
    elutasítás
    denial

    Perhaps all of the current theories held about music and unborn children are based on some part of denial.
  30. ingatag
    bizonytalan
    wobbly

    • What is the most probable occurrence for a musical prodigy?
    • A wobbly connection.
  31. szuper
    klassz
    óriási
    top notch=rovátka

    I don't mean to blow my own horn, but the paper I just finished is top notch.
  32. elmegy 
    elvisz
    check out

    Do you want to check out the new electronics store?
  33. adottság
    tehetség
    aptitude 

    • Although we may remember him for his symphonies, what did he first get recognized for?
    • The aptitude on an instrument
  34. zsenialitás
    ingenuity

    • What was the gift Beethoven's family passed to him?
    • Performance ingenuity.
  35. visszavonult
    elhagyatott
    recluse

    • Besides an effect on writing, the author suggests what about Beethoven's loss of hearing?
    • He became a recluse and worked more on piano
  36. csökkentett
    diminished

    • Besides an effect on writing, the author suggests what about Beethoven's loss of hearing?
    •  It diminished his social capabilities

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