The Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, also known as the Pastoral Symphony (German: Pastorale), is a symphony composed by Ludwig van Beethoven and completed in 1808. One of Beethoven's few works containing explicitly programmatic content, the symphony was first performed in the Theater an der Wien on 22 December 1808 in a four-hour concert.
Performances & Interviews
- Beethoven: Symphony No. 6https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01tb5hd.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01tb5hd.jpg2014-05-08T15:28:00.000ZCharles Hazlewood and BBC CO delve into Beethoven's 6th Symphony.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01yqkdg
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6Charles Hazlewood and BBC CO delve into Beethoven's 6th Symphony.
- Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 'Pastoral'https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01w57g5.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01w57g5.jpg2014-03-24T18:03:00.000ZJohn Deathridge provides a personal recommendation from the available recordings of Beethoven's sixth symphony, the 'Pastoral'https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01w57h8
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 'Pastoral'John Deathridge provides a personal recommendation from the available recordings of Beethoven's sixth symphony, the 'Pastoral'