Beethoven's Pastoral for Spring

CLASSICAL MUSIC/99.5 Classical Performance Pod

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Courtney Lewis conducts Discovery Ensemble, in excerpts from Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony, the "Pastoral"

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68:
III. Merry Gathering of the country folk. Allegro sempre più stretto – in tempo d’allegro – Tempo I - Presto
IV. Thunder and storm. Allegro
V. Shepherds’ song: Beneficent feelings with thanks to the Godhead after the storm. Allegretto

Discovery Ensemble; Courtney Lewis, conductor


Recorded at WGBH’s Fraser Performance Studio on May 1st, 2009
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