Symphony no. 4 in Bb, Op. 60

Some people state that the odd numbered symphonies of Beethoven are majestic, while the even numbered symphonies of Beethoven are peaceful. This is especially the case with Symphony No. 4 in B Flat Major, as it contrasts heavily with heroic Symphony No. 3 in E Flat Major and tragic Symphony No. 5 in C Minor. Robert Schumann stated that this piece was "a slender Greek maiden between two Norse gods." This is explainable, as when he wrote this symphony in 1806, it was the most tranquil moment of his life. Count Franz ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Symphony no. 4 in Bb, Op. 60 - I. Adagio - Allegro vivace
Symphony no. 4 in Bb, Op. 60 - II. Adagio
Symphony no. 4 in Bb, Op. 60 - III. Allegro vivace
Symphony no. 4 in Bb, Op. 60 - IV. Allegro ma non troppo
Symphony no. 4 in Bb, Op. 60 - I. Adagio - Allegro vivace - Abridged performance (For recorder ensemble - Papalin)

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. The crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in ...
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