Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony - Beethoven (1984)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Social History  |   Run Time - 86 min.  |  
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This program is part of the acclaimed Sounds Magnificent series, showcasing some of the great works in Western classical music. Andre Previn acts both as conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and host of the show, which explores the lives and times of the composers, as well as featuring selections from their works. This episode features a biography of the composer Beethoven, as well as performances of his Symphonies Numbers 5 and 7.

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classical-music, conductor [music], orchestra, symphony