Episode #5

April 7, 1805: The First Performance of Beethoven’s Eroica

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Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 changed our idea of what music could express. Instead of classical form and rarified beauty, this symphony lays out the full range of human feelings, from joy and love to hopelessness and pathos.

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You can stream the episode online on the PRX website: http://www.prx.org/pieces/62952-april-7-1805-the-first-public-performance-of-be

Jul. 20 2011 12:48 PM

I'm heartbroken to have missed this! Will these episodes be re-broadcast or are they otherwise available?

Jul. 19 2011 02:05 PM
Frank Feldman

Good writing, well put together, and Suzanne Vega is very intelligent and sexy. Always was.

Jul. 10 2011 10:18 AM

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