Ludwig van Beethoven wrote symphonies that introduced new musical ideas, inspired generations of composers and expanded the idea of what a symphony could be. But he started modestly. His First Symphony, written in 1800, pays tribute to his predecessors.
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Ravel's piece highlights the instrument's capabilities.
Including a cello suite and a jazz-infused version of "The Swan" from "Carnival of the Animals."
A gifted improviser sets out to create a definitive statement about a human rights crisis.
Wait until you see how he makes beautiful music with one hand.