درباره پادکست Beethoven's Silent Symphony
May 7, 1824. One of the great musical icons in history, Ludwig Van Beethoven, steps onto stage at the Kärntnertor Theater in Vienna. The audience is electric, buzzing with anticipation for a brand new symphony from the legendary composer. But there’s a rumor on their minds, something only a few know for certain... that Beethoven is deaf. He is about to conduct the debut of his Ninth Symphony—featuring the now-famous ‘Ode to Joy’—yet Beethoven can barely hear a thing. How was it possible for him to conduct? And more importantly, how could he have composed one of the greatest works in the history of classical music? Special thanks to Jan Swafford, author of Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph. Audio from Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is provided courtesy of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and Riccardo Muti Music. Additional Music "Haydn Keyboard Concerto in D major, Hob. XVIII:11" by The Baroque Chamber Orchestra is licensed under CC PD 1.0 "Mozart Piano Sonata no. 11, K. 331 - III. Alla Turca" by Eduardo is licensed under CC PD 1.0 “Beethoven - Sonata No. 23 in F minor - IV. Prestissimo” by Paul Pitman is licensed under CC PD 1.0 "Beethoven - Piano Sonata nr.15 in D major op.28 "Pastoral" - III. Scherzo. Allegro Vivace" by Karine Gilanyan is licensed under CC 0 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.