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Beethoven's Ode to Joy

Episode 6 of 8

John Suchet, Hans Rhieburg and Susan Greenfield reflect on the impact of Beethoven's last symphony 'Ode to Joy'.

Series about music that makes the hairs stand up on the back of our necks.

Producer: Sara Conkey

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2000.

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30 minutes

Last on

Wed 13 May 2020 00:30

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Role Contributor
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven

Broadcasts

  • Fri 25 Sep 2015 18:30
  • Sat 26 Sep 2015 00:30
  • Tue 12 May 2020 18:30
  • Wed 13 May 2020 00:30

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