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Beethoven V – Extension Activities
We have some videos for you to watch about Beethoven’s Fifth as well some information about Beethoven from a few other websites. Enjoy!
Back to the Lesson (Beethoven V)
The Australian Chamber Orchestra does the 5th
The ACO is Australia’s world class orchestra and here is Ruchar Tognetti directing Beethoven’s Fifth at the Sydney Opera House.
Beethoven (1770-1827) lived in the latter part of the period in history known as the Enlightenment – a period where philosophy, rational thinking and science became important in European society.
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment specialises in music of the time played on instruments of the time. Here is their take on Beethoven. (https://oae.co.uk/people/beethoven/)
ABC Classic FM (Australia)
Is conducting a journey through every note that Beethoven composed, in celebration of his 250th birthday.
Classic FM UK
has a great Beethoven page
Disney used “The Fifth” in their second Fantasia film.
Conductors have to work hard to get the best performance out of their orchestras
Bernstein Beethoven Remix