The Story of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

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On May 7th, 1824, in Vienna, Austria, the musical world changed forever. 

The assembled crowd in the Kärntnertor Theater heard one of the most groundbreaking and revolutionary musical performances in history. 

However, there was one person in attendance who didn’t hear the performance.

The composer, Ludwig van Beethoven.

Learn more about Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, and how it changed the musical landscape forever, on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily.

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