Happy 239th Birthday, Beethoven

Yes, me and Schroeder both…

In honor of the great Ludwig von Beethoven‘s 239th birthday, why not pop in a CD or MP3 and take in one of his symphonies: maybe the overlooked 1st, the mighty 3rd, the classic 5th, the serene 6th, the passionate 7th … or if you have a lot of time on your hands, the transcendent 9th?

Blasts from the past:
Happy Birthday, Ludwig (2004) … in case you want to know why Beethoven is such a big deal
2nd Annual Beethoven’s Birthday Blog (2005) … including the famous Lucy / Schroeder exchange
Happy Chanukah / Beethoven’s Birthday (2006) … with a few interesting ideas for musical blends


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