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BEETHOVEN (11111)

BEETHOVEN (11111)

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Published in 4 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

A giant in the history of music, Ludwig van Beethoven (b. Bonn, Germany, 1770; d. Vienna, Austria, 1827) progressed from early musical promise to worldwide, lasting fame. By the age of fourteen he was an accomplished viola and organ player, but he became famous primarily because of his compositions, including nine symphonies, eleven overtures, thirty piano sonatas, sixteen string quartets, the Mass in C, and the Missa Solemnis. He wrote no music for congregational use, but various arrangers adapted some of his musical themes as hymn tunes; the most famous of these is ODE TO JOY from the Ninth Symphony. Although it would appear that the great calamity of Beethoven's life was his loss of hearing, which turned to total deafness during the last… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BEETHOVEN (11111)
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Incipit: 11111 23543 45554
Key: e minor
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
Audio

Small Church Music #4815

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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