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Beethoven, Ludwig van: Ode To Joy
Beethoven, Ludwig van - Ode To Joy
Symphonie No 9 - op. 125
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LOde à la joie
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Composer :
Ludwig van Beethoven
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770 - 1827)
Instrumentation :

Viola and Piano (or organ)

Style :

Romantic

Arranger :
Dewagtere, Bernard (1958 - )
Lyricist :Friedrich von Schiller
Langage :German
Date :1824
Copyright :Copyright © Dewagtere, Bernard
Other title :An die Freude - Ode à Alegria - Oda a la Alegría - Inno alla gioia
Added by bernard-dewagtere, 04 Dec 2010

"Ode To Joy" (German: "Ode an die Freude", first line: "Freude, schöner Götterfunken") is an ode written in 1785 by the German poet, playwright and historian Friedrich Schiller, celebrating the ideal of unity and brotherhood of all mankind. It is best known for its musical setting by Ludwig van Beethoven in the final movement of his Ninth Symphony (completed in 1824), a choral symphony for orchestra, four solo voices and choir. The Beethoven setting became the official anthem of the European Union in 1972; the former anthem of Rhodesia used its tune. It has been used in a number of other contexts; possibly the most famous use of it in American popular culture is within the Die Hard franchise. It was also used as a plot point in Stanley Kubrick's 1971 movie A Clockwork Orange. (from Wikipedia)
Sheet central :Symphonie No. 9 en Ré mineur (275 sheet music)
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