What instruments were used in Beethoven's Symphony No.5?

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2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B-flat in movements 1-3, C in 4), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 2 horns (E-flat and C; E-flat in movements 1 and 3, C in 2 and 4), 2 trumpets in C, 3 trombones (alto, tenor and bass), timpani (C and G throughout), and the usual string section with first and second violins, violas, cellos and double basses. The contrabassoon and the trombones are only used in the final movement.
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What World War 2 movie used Beethoven's fifth symphony as its opening score?

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How did Beethoven's symphonies differ to Mozart's?

There are any number of ways of answering this question, but just to set the ball rolling: Compared with Mozart's symphonies, Beethoven's symphonies are on average longer, louder, and composed with more grandiose ideas in mind - including a more grandiose idea of the position of the composer in the (MORE)

What were all of Beethoven's symphonies called?

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What is Beethoven's Third Symphony?

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What is Beethoven's first symphony called?

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Who wrote Beethoven's Fifth Symphony?

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How long are each of Beethoven's symphonies?

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What were the names of Beethoven's symphonies?

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How long is Beethoven's ninth symphony?

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Is Beethoven's Symphony No 5 Romantic or Classical?

Romantic. The answer given doesn't even begin to scratch the surface of the Symphony's complexity. It is both Classical and Romantic. It maintains some of the Classical disciplines that dictate how one may compose a symphony, but it also abandons some of these disciplines and pushes the boundaries (MORE)

What instruments are used in symphony 2 by Beethoven?

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What is the name of Beethoven's 5th symphony?

Emperor Concerto Correction: The answer above refers to one of Beethoven's Piano Concerti, not a Symphony. Beethoven's 5th symphony did not have a name. It was simply Symphony No. 5 in C minor, op. 67, composed in 1807.

What instruments are often used in symphonies?

Usually, the four families of instruments: Strings(violin, viola,cello...), Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion. Bear in mind too, that the composer determines what and how many of each kind of instrument is to be used in the performance of his/her work. There are symphonic and orchestral works that h (MORE)

What is the subtitle of Beethoven's third symphony?

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What 3 instruments were first used in Beethoven's Symphony No 5?

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Who wrote Beethoven's tenth Symphony?

No one has officially written Beethoven's tenth. However, Brahms'first Symphony is sometimes considered a successor to Beethoven andis given the title of Beetoven's tenth. Alternatively, Barry Cooperhas assembled sketches of a hypothetical 10th symphony in E flatmajor. However, there is no way of kn (MORE)

What instruments were in Beethoven's fifth symphony?

Beethoven's Fifth Symphony in C minor opus 67 It's played with a full Symphonic Orchestra , but there are arrangements which can be played on a sole piano. For example an arrangement by Franz Liszt made famous by Glenn Gould. Quatremains is also known.

Was Beethoven's fifth symphony his shortest symphony?

Beethoven's 8th symphony in F Major is the shortest of all his symphonies. The 9th in d minor is the longest. The 5th is somewhere in the middle. His 3rd Symphony, the "Eroica," was the longest symphony anyone had written up to its time; but then the 4th was shorter again.

What are the tempos for Beethoven's Symphony No 5?

I have the orchestral score in front of me as I write this. First of all, Beethoven was enamored of the metronome invented by Maalzel (who was a friend of his), and used Maalzel metronome markings for all his compositions. The first movement, "Allegro con Brio" (brightly, with vigor) has a M.M. mark (MORE)

Why did the Allied forces use Beethoven's fifth symphony as a sign of victory?

To the best of my knowledge, I don't believe that the Allied forces (I assume that you mean during World War II) used Beethoven's Fifth regularly as a sign of victory. However, Fate was used as the signal for Allied forces to prepare to invade Normandy on D-Day . It was played on French radio a (MORE)

Were all of Beethoven's songs symphonies?

None of Beethoven's songs were symphonies. A song is a song; it involves an arrangement for voice with accompaniment. A symphony is an orchestral work. Beethoven wrote over 160 songs, known as lieder , but only 9 symphonies.

What symphony is referred to Beethoven's tenth?

Brahms symphony no. 1, composed by Dvorak, is considered Beethoven's 10th. Beethoven's 10th doesn't ACTUALLY exist. This is just what the people labeled the symphony, as it sounds like something Beethoven would have composed.

What were the dates of all of Beethoven's symphonies?

Symphony No. 1 in C major, op. 21 ( 1799-1800 ) . Symphony No. 2 in D major, op.36 ( 1802 ) . Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, op.55, "Eroica", ( 1804 ) . Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, op. 60, ( 1806 ) . Symphony No. 5 in C minor, op. 67 ( 1807 ) . Symphony No. 6 in F major, op. 68,"Pastoral" (MORE)

What key is Beethoven's 5th symphony in?

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What is Beethoven's Fate Symphony?

It was the 9th symphony. He was completely death when he wrote thepiece. The Ninth Symphony in D minor, Opus 125, composed byBeethoven in 1822 to 1824, was dedicated to Friedrich Wilhelm III,King of Prussia, and first performed in Vienna on the 7th May 1824.Ignaz Schuppanzigh directed the orchestra, (MORE)

What type of instruments are used in the symphony orchestra?

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