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From the Archives - Surprise symphonies

Enjoy an episode of surprise symphonies.
Brooke Knoll
Enjoy an episode of surprise symphonies.

Enjoy two symphonies that span 180 years – one by contemporary American composer Libby Larsen and then an intimate look at a familiar symphony by Beethoven.

Compositions and Recordings

Symphony: Water Music
by Libby Larsen
Sir Neville Marriner with the Minnesota Orchestra

Symphony No. 2 in D major (arranged Ries)
by Ludwig van Beethoven
Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos, Yo-Yo Ma

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