The Digital Archives contain unique music manuscripts, first editions, letters and pictures from the museum's and library's collections of the Beethoven-Haus.
By linking more than 6,100 documents on 37,600 coloured scans of high quality, 1,600 audio files (music examples, audio letters) and 7,600 text files, Beethoven's thinking, life and work become tangible and can be experienced in a visual and audible way. Portraits and topographical depictions show the composer and the world he lived in.
You can use the Digital Archives through the lefthand menue or by browsing the indices and catalogues.
In the Beethoven-Haus you can additionally
view all digital documents in high resolution
and listen to music pieces in full length.