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Beethoven Symphony No. 5 – Viola Part

Edited by Yizhak Schotten

Title: Symphony No. 5
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Instrument: Viola
Edited By: Yizhak Schotten
Instrumentation: Orchestral
Pages: 11

The viola part for Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 has been edited by Israeli-born Yizhak Schotten, an internationally acclaimed musician whom STRAD Magazine has called "one of America's finest viola players... a leading light of the U.S. viola establishment." Schotten's bowings, fingerings and other editorial markings have been added throughout the score.

Symphony No. 5 by Beethoven is one of the most famous compositions in classical music. It premiered in concert along with the Sixth Symphony in 1808. The first movement is defined largely by its famous four-note motif, which is known worldwide. The motif frequently appears in popular culture – from disco to rock and roll, to appearances in film and television. This is followed by a lyrical slow movement and a scherzo & trio, before concluding with the triumphant finale, an unusual variant of sonata form.

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Please note: Bowings have been marked throughout with few fingerings.

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