Beethoven's 5th


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Beethoven’s 5th

symphony’s first four notes are Morse code for V, symbolizing victory. [Western Culture: Misc.]
See: Victory
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The first two classical pieces were familiar - the first movement of Mozart's Symphony No 40 (often used in television programmes and films) and Beethoven's 5th - and together with the fourth movement of Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique they represented a time-line of symphony development, a musical history lesson.
1941 19 JULY The BBC World Service broadcast a wartime coded message - the opening of Beethoven's 5th Symphony.
Video installation of Beethoven's 5th by Emily Wright on ground floor of Birmingham Conservatoire, Monday-Friday, March 23-27, 10am-10pm.
Cameraman Ben Ulyatt has captured this one-person orchestra performance of Beethoven's 5th Symphony - performed by Emily Wright on a series of peculiar instruments such as the ocarina, a clay instrument with holes (instrument also available as an App Store download for iPhone).
It's like a harmonious orchestra cranking out Beethoven's 5th.
The afternoon's stage was set for a superb Pairs to Music Dressage demonstration from stable manager Carina Abdulrahman astride Raggy and Abigail Peck riding Pipsqueak to a compilation of Beethoven's 5th symphony, Cotton Eyed Joe by Rednex, and Jump Around by House of Pain.
Meanwhile, Beethoven's 5th is a test of any orchestra's classical panache.
We assumed the idiots performing Beethoven's 5th on a hot water bottle dressed as SpongeBob SquarePants were OUR idiots REPRESENTING us and SAYING something about our nation - how naive we were.
Beethoven's 5th held a special significance for Solti.
Most of us couldn't sit down and play Beethoven's 5th without instruction, practice and written music.
As the second half of the concert includes Petrenko directing Beethoven's 5th Symphony, this will ensure another run on the box office.