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LARGHETTO

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: LARGHETTO
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven (adapted)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 51233 35432 2543
Key: F Major
Source: Second Symphony
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns of Grace and Truth #73

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New Manual of Praise #373

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New Manual of Praise #501

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The Academic Hymnal #214

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The Academic Hymnal #215

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The Hymnal for Boys and Girls #114

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