The Most Beloved 250 Minutes of Beethoven

November 20, 2020

We've collected exactly 250 minutes of your favorite pieces by the great Ludwig van Beethoven, whose 250th birthday we celebrate this December!

Ray White guides us through the lineup Nov. 25 @ 8am, Nov. 28 @ 10am, Dec. 1 @ 9am, Dec. 7 @ 2pm, and Dec. 16 @ 10am during our Beethoven Birthday Party!

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Here's 250 minutes of your favorite Beethoven:

  • Symphony #1: I Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
  • Piano Sonata #23 "Appassionata": I Allego assai
  • Missa Solemnis: Gloria in excelsis Deo
  • Symphony #5 in C Minor (all four movements)
  • Piano Trio #3: I Allegro con brio
  • Consecration of the House Overture
  • Piano Concerto #5 "Emperor": I Allego
  • Christ on the Mount of Olives: Hallelujah
  • Symphony #9 "Choral": II Molto vivace
  • Grosse Fugue
  • Symphony #3 "Eroica": I Allegro con brio
  • Piano Sonata #14 "Moonlight": I Adagio
  • Piano Sonata #14 "Moonlight": II Allegretto
  • Piano Sonata #14 "Moonlight": III Presto
  • Symphony #7: I Poco sostenuto - Vivace
  • Piano Sonata #8 "Pathetique": I Grave
  • Piano Sonata #8 "Pathetique": II Adagio cantabile
  • Fidelio: Overture
  • Minuet in G Major 
  • Symphony #6 "Pastoral": I Allegro
  • Fur Elise
  • Violin Concerto: III Rondo
  • Rage over a Lost Penny
  • Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 V. Scherzo 
  • Symphony #9 "Choral": Finale (Ode to Joy)

On CPR Classical every weekend Oct. 9 - Dec. 13: Fridays at 12:30 p.m., Saturdays at 6 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m.