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Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Beethoven's Fifth

Ludwig Van Beethoven Wikimedia Commons

That first four notes of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 are so famous, the music becomes easy to ignore. We stop listening before we even start. This time, listen to the notes AFTER the unforgettable dun-dun-dun-DAH! On this episode of Performance Today, we'll pay attention to the rest of this symphony in its struggle, beauty and ultimately triumphant, golden sunshine moment of an ending.

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