The Beethoven Experience ran from Sunday 5th June to Friday 10th June 2005
The Beethoven Experience
Find out more about the composer, his music, his politics and his life. Listen again to workshops and features.
Listen to Discovering Music workshops on Beethoven's major works, presented by Stephen Johnson and Charles Hazlewood.
Recommended books on Beethoven.
Radio 3 Controller Roger Wright responds to your comments.
Test your knowledge of Beethoven's life and music.
Search for background information on major works and find out more about each musical genre.
Radio 3 presenters recommend their favourite Beethoven pieces and discuss the associations that his music conjures up for them.
Rob Cowan recommends some of his favourite Beethoven recordings.
Read a three part essay on Beethoven The Revolutionary - The Man, His Politics and His Music - by writer Stephen Johnson
Read programme notes to all 32 of the piano sonatas, and listen to an interview with renowned pianist Artur Pizarro.
Find out about the range of Radio 3's programmes, including drama, concerts, jazz, speech, world music, new music and the Proms.