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A step-by-step guide to Beethoven’s nine symphonie

A step-by-step guide to Beethoven’s nine symphonies

Annie Lennox plays Beethoven ‘Moonlight’ Sonata on her living room

Pop legend Annie Lennox plays enchanting ‘Moonlight’ Sonata on her living room piano

Beethoven lights

Musician spectacularly synchronises his Christmas light display with Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

Become a member of the Royal Philharmonic Society

Become a member of the organisation that commissioned Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9

New Beethoven biopic follows Ludwig’s life from boy prodigy to troubled genius

‘Louis van Beethoven’: watch trailer for new film exploring Ludwig’s life

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Beethoven in 250 words.

Beethoven at 250: famous figures share what his music means to them, in 250 words

To play a wrong note is insignificant. To play without passion is inexcusable!

10 of Beethoven’s most stirring quotes about music

Join us for Classic FM’s Big Beethoven Celebration

Join us for Classic FM’s Big Beethoven Celebration, on the 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth

Philip Springer plays Beethoven for his daughter

94-year-old ‘Santa Baby’ composer plays Moonlight Sonata for daughter’s birthday

25 things you literally *didn’t* know about Beethoven

25 things you literally *didn’t* know about Beethoven

Classical composers: Haydn, Marianna Martines and Mozart

10 of the best Classical era composers

Beethoven Moonlight Sonata

Beethoven’s ‘Moonlight’ Sonata: discover the 1801 piano masterpiece

Beethoven's 'Moonlight' Sonata most likely to send you sleep

Study finds Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata most popular music to fall asleep to

Ludwig van Beethoven and Nannette Streicher

Meet Nannette Streicher, ‘the woman who built Beethoven’s pianos’

Beethoven's 'real' face?

See Beethoven’s ‘real’ face in artist’s 3D colourised portraits

Beethoven letter to Mr von Bauman

A letter in which Beethoven literally just asks for some sheet music back has sold for $275k.

92-year-old with dementia remembers how to play piano

Inspiring moment 92-year-old with dementia remembers Beethoven’s ‘Moonlight’ Sonata on piano

Slate article tells classical fans to ‘stop calling Beethoven by his last name’

‘Fullnaming’ Mozart and Beethoven to fight sexism and racism? Twitter squabbles over Slate article