Connections

Hosted By Stephen Peithman

Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern

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Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
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Saturday, January 9, 2016 Permalink

The Two-Fer Connection

  

The two symphonies were written at the same time and premiered on the same evening—shortly before Christmas in 1808.

And while they are opposites in structure, pace and mood, both are full of the composer’s characteristic touches—two sides to the same coin.

In this hour, the surprising links between Beethoven’s Fifth and Sixth Symphonies.

FEATURED RECORDINGS 

CD Title Group/Artist Catalog # UPC
Beethoven: 9 Symphonies [Symphony No. 6 & 8] Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt Teldec 2292-46452-2 022924645228
Beethoven: : 9 Symphonies (Symphony No. 2 & 5 Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt Teldec 2292-46452-2 022924645228

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