LudwigVan Beetoven,tha man who changed music forever. Beethoven was born in Bonn,Germany in december 1770. He was baptised on 17 december. Since youn, Beethovenlove played violin and he also enjoying improvisation rather than reading thenotes from a score. At the age 0f 12, Beethoven become a musical maverick .Beethoven’s first composition is on early 1782, set of nine variation forpiano. The music is in c minor. Actually, Beethoven is a new genius musiciaafter the deth of Mozart in 1791 and the excellent thing is, Beethoven startedto go deaf around 1796,aged just 25.
He still can managed to write any music atall. Beethoven keep showing the real spirit as a genius musician. He wrote manysong which is symphony no .5 in c minor and many more. One of Beethoven popular and bestcompositions is the ‘Symphony no.
5 in c minor. This compositions had a longgestation. The first sketches date from 1804 following completion of the thirdsymphony. However, his work was interrupted while he buzy to prepare othercompositions. The final preparation of the fifth synphony, which took place in1807-1808. The fifth symphony was premiered on december 22, 1808 at a mammothconcert at the Theater an der wien. The fifth symphony was dedicated to two ofbeethoven’s patrons, which is Prince Franz Joseph Von Lobkowit and CountRazumovsky. The first concert, there was little critical .
The orchestra didnot play well with only one rehearsal before the concert. Beethoven had to stothe music and start again. Symphony no.5 have a four movements. The first movement is Allegro con brio.The first movement is in the traditional sonata form that Beethoven inheritedfrom his classicl predecessors, Haydn. It starts out eith two dramatic fortissimo phrases, the famous motif ,commanding the listener’s attention. The second movement is Andante ConMoto.
In A flat major. Double variationwhich means that two themes are presnted and viried in alternation. A melody inunison by viola and cellos. The third movement is Scherzo.Allegro. The thirdmovement is in ternary form, it follows the traditional mold pf classical-erasymphonic third movements. The fourth movement is Allegro.
This movements areplayed just as the same music was introduced at the opening of the movement. The symphony is scored for piccolofor fourth movement only, two flute, two oboes ,two clarinets in B flat and C ,two bassoons, contrabassoons for fourth movement only, two horn in E flat andC, two trumpets , three trombones for fourth movement only which is for alto ,tenor and bass, timpani un G-Cand the string.