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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Pieces performed includedThe Hall of the Mountain King by Greig and excerpts from Beethoven's 5th Symphony.
This remains true to this day as Beethoven's 5th is considered a milestone in the history of the symphony and one of the most popular and frequently performed symphonies.
Dr Tariq from Lums talked about science, sickness and cure, saying: 'Mozart's music lowers blood pressure and Beethoven's 5th symphony kills breast cancer cells.'
With a flick of his cut-throat razor, George Caple's sly, sinister Alex conducts one-man orchestra Peter Mitchell in a rendition of Beethoven's 5th Symphony, setting the tone for what is to come.
In the Old Speech Room, Margaret and her overbearing Aunt Juley, played by Tracey Ullman, listen to a 40-piece orchestra performing Beethoven's 5th Symphony.
A smooth ride is guaranteed with the Megane more composed than Beethoven's 5th Symphony so it hits the right note when absorbing the many humps and hollows littering our roads these days.
I saw an excerpt at Dance City's 30th anniversary gala, performed to Beethoven's 5th. I reckon there will be a few damp eyes when the full piece is performed in April.
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.
At the Santo Cristo del Tesoro Auditorium in Santa Isabel College, two of the conservatory's outstanding alumnae, pianists Ingrid Sala Santamaria and Cecilia Cecile Roxas, teamed up to render Beethoven's 5th Concerto in E Flat Major, and Saint- SaAA<<ns' 2nd Concerto in G Minor.
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).