Part 05: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) - Symphony No.5

Andrew Manze conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in parts of one of the most famous Symphonies of all time, Beethoven’s Fifth. This is a Classical Symphony which becomes more Romantic as Beethoven adds more instruments, including the trombones. Andrew demonstrates how Beethoven builds a big piece out of tiny ideas.

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