To this day, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 is one of the most popular pieces of classical music in the world. But what has made it such a global hit? How was it able to become an earworm for eternity? This film charts the success of this symphony around the globe and encounters passionate amateur musicians and prominent musical personalities who share their knowledge of Beethoven and his famous work. A breathtaking Documentary about the greatest Symphony of all time.
Deutsche Welle (DW)
ZDF/Arte, Sounding Images
Sven Jakob-Engelmann (Director of Photography)
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