2 Each month, we will listen to a musical selection from a different time period. Details about the monthly listening selection will be logged in your music listening log.
3 JANUARY’S LISTENING SELECTION Symphony No. 5By: Ludwig Van Beethoven
4 LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Born: December 1770 Died: March 26, 1827 (Baptized December 17, 1770)Died: March 26, 1827
5 Facts About Ludwig Van Beethoven German composer and pianist of the Classical Era ( )First public performance was in March of 1778 at age 7Wrote his first published composition by March of 1783 (age 12)Around 1796, Beethoven began to lose his hearingComposed nine symphonies, numerous piano pieces including 32 sonatas, 10 violin sonatas, 5 cello sonatas, 1 sonata for french horn, and various other trios, quartets, and quintetsComposed several famous pieces including Fur Elise
6 Symphony No. 5Symphony No. 5 is one of the most popular and well known classical piecesComposed fromPremiered on December 22, 1808Begins with the very distinct motive “short-short-short- long”TIME PERIODGENRE CLASSICAL SYMPHONY
7 NAME: _______________________________________________________________ CLASS: _____________MUSIC LISTENING LOGTITLECOMPOSERTIME PERIODGENREIMPORTANT FACTSWHAT I LIKEDJANUARYSymphony No. 5Ludwig Van BeethovenClassical Era( )Symphony