Eric Ericson Chamber Choir
Claudio Abbado — Conductor
Karita Mattila — Soprano
Violeta Urmana — Soprano
Thomas Moser — Tenor
Eike Wilm Schulte — Baritone
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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.