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First Nights - Beethoven's 9th Symphony and the 19th Century Orchestra (edX)

Learn about Beethoven’s monumental 9th Symphony and forms of orchestral music. Ludwig van Beethoven’s 9th Symphony premiered in Vienna in 1824, and continues to be one of the most popular symphonies in the repertoire. The monumental symphony’s size and complexity stretches traditional instrumental forms to the breaking point, and [...]