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What are your favorite pieces by Beethoven?

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German composer Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) performs a recital for the Razumovsky family, Vienna, Austria, circa 1805. Illustration by by Borckmann. Hulton Archive/Getty Images

In December 1770 — the precise date is the subject of some debate — the great composer Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany.

In honor of Beethoven's birth, we're asking you to share your favorite pieces by Beethoven with us. Starting Tuesday, Dec. 6, and continuing until the end of day on Friday, Dec. 16, we're asking you to vote for your favorite pieces by Beethoven.

After voting closes, we'll tabulate the results, Then, on Tuesday, Dec. 20, starting at 10 a.m. Central, listen to the Favorites Stream as we count down the top 20 favorite pieces of Beethoven music, as voted by you.


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