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By Alexander Rehding

Beethoven's 9th Symphony has held musical audiences captive for with regards to centuries. Few different musical works carry this kind of sought after position within the collective mind's eye; each one iteration rediscovers the paintings for itself and makes it its personal. Honing in at the value of the symphony in modern tradition, this publication establishes a conversation among Beethoven's international and ours, marked via the earthshattering occasions of 1789 and of 1989. specifically, this publication outlines what's unique in regards to the 9th in millennial tradition. immediately, song is encoded not just as ranking but additionally as electronic know-how. We come across Beethoven nine flashmobs, digitally reconstructed live performance halls, globally synchonized performances, and different time-bending methods. The electronic art nine Beet Stretch even offers the 9th at glacial pace over twenty-four hours, demanding situations our realizing of the symphony, and encourages us to confront the temporal size of Beethoven's song. within the electronic age, the 9th emerges as a musical paintings that's recomposed and reshaped-and that's strong adequate to reside as much as such treatment-continually adapting to a altering global with altering media.

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