Symphony No.6

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No.6 in F major

Op. 68 • “Pastoral”

About this work...

For roughly 175 years, the music appreciation racket has told us that Beethoven composed symphonies in contrasting odd-even pairs after 1803, none more startling than the heaven-storming Fifth and bucolic Sixth. Originally, however, he assigned the designation of "No. 5" to the Pastoral for their shared debut on surely... read more