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Saturday Chorale: Beethoven Opus 80 – Chorale Fantasy

Well, markfromireland’s flashmob post certainly brightened my day and inspired me a bit. So here’s another piece of Beethoven’s not heard as often; Opus 80 Chorale Fantasy. Here’s the Allegro and Presto which have the Chorale bits (7:05 minutes):

This performance with Barenboim conducting the Berlin Philharmoniker Orchestra is a very good representative of the piece, and well worth your time if you have the whole 21:00 minutes available. Here it is in youtube’s playlist format:


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