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School of music
The Score
J. S. BACH:
Orch. Suite No. 4 BWV 1069
Thinking Aloud
The First Four Notes
Beethoven's Fifth Symphony famously begins with the four note phrase "short-short-short-long." Matthew Guerrieri, author of The First Four Notes: Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination, joins Thinking Aloud to discuss the impact of Beethoven's famous beginning.—Original airdate: 2/7/2013

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