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Saturday Morning Cartoons: Schroeder Plays the 'Pathetique' Sonata

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For this final weekend in Beethoven Awareness Month, we return to the Peanuts gang for our Saturday Morning Cartoon.

In the 1969 animated film A Boy Named Charlie Brown, Schroeder (AKA pianist Ingolf Dahl) trades in his toy piano for something much more grand as he plays the second movement from Beethoven’s Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13, “Pathetique.”