Ludwig van Beethoven composer's hair auctioned at Sotheby's

A lock of Beethoven’s hair has just been sold at auction – and it went for a whopping £35,000

Beethoven is more popular than Mozart

Beethoven beats Mozart to the top spot as the most popular Classic FM composer of 2019

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Beethoven, but all the keys on this piano are tuned to middle C

Orchestra performing in concert

Music by women makes up only a fifth of contemporary music performed in the UK, finds survey

Japanese woman plays horn at Nara Park, Japan

Watch a horn player serenade deer with some Beethoven

David Beckham Beethoven

David Beckham plays Beethoven's greatest symphony (with footballs)

Orchestral flashmob Ode to Joy

A little girl gives coins to a street musician, and gets the best surprise in return

Deep House Moonlight Sonata remix

If Beethoven lived in 2017, the Moonlight Sonata would be this Deep House remix

Duchess of Cambridge conducts Hamburg Beethoven

The Duchess of Cambridge went to Hamburg and conducted the opening of Beethoven Symphony No.5

Beethoven mash-up girl

This pianist has created the ultimate Beethoven mash-up and it is truly wonderful

Beethoven tuning fork

Here’s a recording of Beethoven’s actual tuning fork

Multi-Story Orchestra Beethoven

It’s a performance of Beethoven, but in a car park

Beethoven Ode to Joy Ragtime

This ragtime version of Beethoven's Ode to Joy is sublimely cheery

Fur Elise Jazz

This pianist reworked Beethoven's 'Für Elise' into a groovy jazz piece

Beethoven Parliament

MPs protested against Brexit by singing Beethoven’s Ode to Joy in the House of Commons

beethoven disputed score auction

This Beethoven score is causing huge music geek arguments because of the handwriting