UNLV Music Library Iconic Performances: Leonard Bernstein - Beethoven's 5th Symphony

Leonard Bernstein - Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

In this video, we get to meet Leonard Bernstein as he experiments with Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. Bernstein looks at Beethoven's drafts of the Fifth Symphony and examines how those previous drafts lead to the final, well known symphony. Bernstein also discusses how the form and development evolve through the new drafts.

For all you Beethoven nerds, this one is for you! Watch and hear as Beethoven's thoughts unfold into the well loved, iconic symphony!

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