School of music
Thinking Aloud
200 Years of Beethoven's 5th Symphony
On December 22, 1808, Beethoven personally conducted the historic concert in Vienna that premiered his Symphonies 5 and 6, his 4th Piano Concerto, and his Choral Fantasy. Music historian and scholar Luke Howard discusses the story and music of this epic premiere.—Original airdate: 12/19/2008

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