6 May 2015

Curtain Raiser: Beethoven - Symphony No 7 in A

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The Incident at Teplitz; Beethoven and Goethe meeting the Imperial family, July 1812

The Incident at Teplitz; Beethoven and Goethe meeting the Imperial family, July 1812 Photo: Carl Rohling, Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

The Seventh Symphony was composed at Teplitz in Bohemia in 1811-1812. Beethoven had gone there to try to improve his poor health.

This introduction is presented by Indra Hughes.

 

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