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Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67
Catalogue Number: EUROARTS5602
Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music is an informative and entertaining guide to some of the most important symphonic works of music history. As well as featuring a complete concert performance, it also includes an insightful documentary, in which an expert presenter guides the viewer through the structure of the music. Renowned scholar Wulf Konold discusses Beethoven's life and the circumstances surrounding the composition of the Fifth Symphony. Footage of the composer's birthplace in Bonn, quotations from his contemporaries, as well as plentiful musical examples also help to bring the creation of this extraordinary masterpiece vividly to life.