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Noteworthy: The Life and Times of Beethoven, a Really Inventive Stuff World Premiere 2013
Seeded by michaelboudewyns on 27 Jan 2014
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Author: ReallyInventiveStuff
"The Life and Times of Beethoven" was commissioned by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra to debut in their 2013-2014 family and school concerts series. Featuring the music of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, with a playful sprinkling of fascinating facts and timely trivia, this vaudeville-inspired performance is an inventive and informative introduction to Beethoven's musical genius. Michael Boudewyns as Professor Nigel Taproot leads the audience on a musical tour through the life and times of one of the most celebrated, if not controversial, composers in history.
Work: Beethoven: Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
Conductor: Steven Jarvi
Instrument: Narrator
Form/Genre: Symphony
Period: Romantic