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Ode to Joy from Beethoven's 9th symphony: violin & piano

Theme from Beethoven' ninth symphony: arranged by Noel Thompson for solo voice and piano
Easy (Grades 1-3)
2 minutes
Classical music
Solo instrument + piano (Solo Violin)
Instrumental parts

This arrangement of the Beethoven 9th Symphony setting of Schiller's 'Ode to Joy' was written for the arranger's granddaughter when she was at Grade 3 level. It would also be appropriate (transposed as necessary) for any other solo instrument except for early grade clarinet in Bb (because of the 'break' around B,Bb). The piece would also make a useful introduction to a gathering of European friends and visitors or for inter-European town-twinning meetings since the tune is widely used as a European Union anthem. It is also appropriate for a wedding ceremony register-signing interlude.

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