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Symphony No. 9, excerpt from 4th movement (Ode to Joy)

Ludwig van Beethoven
Year of composition
Year of arrangement
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Classical music
String quartet
Instrumental parts

This is a short excerpt from the last movement of Beethoven’s 9th symphony. Ideal for second violinists who are fed up with the first violin taking their glory as they have a whole 24 bars with the melody to themselves!

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