Oil painting of Beethoven from 1819 by Stieler

Portrait of Beethoven
by Joseph Karl Stieler (1819)


Last page of Beethoven's Choral Fantasy

Score of last page of Choral Fantasy: note the last chord in C major – “perfect harmony”


Ludwig van Beethoven
Choral Fantasy:
the Cleveland Orchestra and Choir
conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy

Cadenza, Piano solo

Finale, Part I

Finale, Part II