250 Years of Beethoven

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What do you think of when you hear the name ‘Ludwig van Beethoven’? Maybe it’s the iconic opening figure of his Symphony 5 (think: dundundunDUNNNNNN from a sample of these performances). Or his famously thunderous countenance: Beethoven is one of the most celebrated composers in Western classical music. In his lifetime, Beethoven enjoyed a privileged… Read more »
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