Symphony No. 9 (The Choral Symphony - Last Movement, Opus 125): For SATB or B Solo, SATB Chorus/Choir and Orchestra with English and German Text (Choral Score)

Alfred Music
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Beethoven�۪s symphonic masterpiece, written between 1818 and 1824, actually had sources dating from earlier in his life. For example, many years earlier, Beethoven had expressed wishes to set Schiller�۪s poem, the "Ode to Joy," to music, and the realization of this desire finally took place in the final movement of the 9th Symphony, also known as the "Choral Symphony." This score presents the choral portion of the symphony, beginning with the baritone recitative that precedes the choir�۪s entrance. This score presents the soloist and choir parts on separate lines over a piano reduction of the orchestral parts.
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Publisher
Alfred Music
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Published on
Aug 26, 1999
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Pages
64
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ISBN
9781457480881
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Language
English
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Genres
Music / Genres & Styles / Classical
Music / Individual Composer & Musician
Music / Printed Music / Choral
Music / Printed Music / Vocal
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 Widely regarded as the greatest composer that ever lived, Ludwig van Beethoven was the principal musical figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras. Dominating a period of musical history as no other composer before or since, Beethoven produced monumental works that combine a forceful intensity of feeling with a perfection of design. Delphi’s Great Composers Series offers concise illustrated guides to the life and works of our greatest composers. Analysing the masterworks of each composer, these interactive eBooks include links to popular streaming services, allowing you to listen to the pieces of music you are reading about. Evaluating the masterworks of each composer, you will explore the development of their works, tracing how they changed the course of music history. Whether a classical novice or a cultivated connoisseur, this series offers an intriguing overview of the world’s most famous and iconic compositions. This volume presents Beethoven’s masterworks in succinct detail, with informative introductions, accompanying illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus features. (Version 1)


* Concise and informative overview of Beethoven’s masterworks

* Learn about the classical pieces that made Beethoven a celebrated composer

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* Features a special ‘Complete Compositions’ section, with an index of Beethoven’s complete works and links to popular streaming services

* Includes Beethoven’s letters (translated by Lady Wallace) - spend hours exploring the composer’s personal correspondence

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CONTENTS:


The Masterworks

Cantata on the Death of Emperor Joseph II

Piano Concerto No. 2

Piano Sonata No. 8, Pathétique

Symphony No. 1

Piano Sonata No. 14, Moonlight Sonata

Violin Sonata No. 9, Kreutzer Sonata

Symphony No. 3, Eroica

Fidelio

Violin Concerto in D major

Symphony No. 5

Symphony No. 6, Pastoral

Egmont

Bagatelle No. 25, Für Elise

Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor Concerto

Piano Trio No. 7, Archduke

Symphony No. 7

Missa solemnis

Symphony No. 9

String Quartet No. 14


Complete Compositions

Index of Beethoven’s Compositions


The Letters

Beethoven’s Letters (1790-1826)


The Biographies

Life of Beethoven by Anton Schindler

The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven by Alexander Wheelock Thayer

Beethoven: A Memoir by Elliott Graeme

Brief Biography: Ludwig van Beethoven by Donald Francis Tovey


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