Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 9

Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music

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Discover Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125.

Ludwig van Beethoven's ninth and last symphony is considered one of the highlights of symphonic music. Through the use of song, Beethoven questions the effect of purely instrumental music, and he exerted a sustained influence on all generations of composers after him. The German Beethoven expert Wulf Konold explains the central characteristics of this exciting masterpiece.

Berliner Philharmoniker
Sveriges Radiokören
Eric Ericson Chamber Choir
Claudio Abbado conductor


Karita Mattila soprano
Violeta Urmana soprano
Thomas Moser tenor
Eike Wilm Schulte baritone

Movie directors : Angelika Stiehler, Günter Atteln
Collection : Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music
Musical period : Classical music

Duration : 26 min
Location : Berliner Philharmonie (Berlin, Germany)
Production date : 2007
Production : © EuroArts
Available version(s) : EN



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