SYMPHONY N°5 IN C MINOR, OP. 67

Latest update on 22/03/2018

Artist: Ludwig van Beethoven
Author: Ludwig van Beethoven
Year: 1808

Theme: victory over fate. That's when Beethoven realised he was becoming deaf. Famous first four notes inspired by the song of the yellowhammer. Introduced in the Theater an der Wien in Vienna, along with his Symphony N°6 and the Fantasia in C minor.

Covers:

1899:

Chicago Symphony Orch. [first recording in the local Medinah Temple]

1913:

Berliner Philharmoniker [Arthur Nikisch conducting]

1917:

New York Philharmonic

1920:

Arturo Toscanini

1934:

London Philharmonic

1950:

Wiener Philharmoniker [Wilhelm Furtwängler conducting]

1969:

Ekseption [as The Fifth, n°3 NL]

1973:

Electric Light Orchestra [in Roll Over Beethoven]

1976:

Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band [as A Fifth Of Beethoven n°1 US]

1981:

Royal Philharmonic Orch. [in Hooked On Classics]

1999:

A+ [as Enjoy Yourself; hit NL]

2001:

Elmo & The Orchestra [in Sesame Street]

2003:

Thicke [sample of Walter Murphy's version in When I Get You Alone; hit NL]

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