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Ludwig van Beethoven:

Roll Over Beethoven

For some reason, Beethoven has been the butt of many musical jokes over the years. You can find Beethoven references everywhere from disco, to the Beatles, to the Broadway musical.

Music heard in this episode:

Electric Light Orchestra: Roll Over Beethoven
Walter Murphy: A Fifth of Beethoven
Beethoven: Symphony #5
The Beatles: Help! / Symphony #9
Beethoven: Minuet in G
Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Learn more about Ludwig van Beethoven

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This Week's Quiz

Which of Beethoven's symphonies was used in several pieces of popular music?

 #1

 #5

 #8

 #9

During World War II, British public radio started all news bulletins with the first four notes of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5

 true

 false

Which popular cartoon strip features a small piano player who loves Beethoven?

 Hi and Lois

 Peanuts

 Lil Abner

 Dennis the Menace

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Ludwig van Beethoven:

Roll Over Beethoven

For some reason, Beethoven has been the butt of many musical jokes over the years. You can find Beethoven references everywhere from disco, to the Beatles, to the Broadway musical.

Music heard in this episode:

Electric Light Orchestra: Roll Over Beethoven
Walter Murphy: A Fifth of Beethoven
Beethoven: Symphony #5
The Beatles: Help! / Symphony #9
Beethoven: Minuet in G
Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Learn more about Ludwig van Beethoven

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Which of Beethoven's symphonies was used in several pieces of popular music?

 #1

 #5

 #8

 #9

During World War II, British public radio started all news bulletins with the first four notes of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5

 true

 false

Which popular cartoon strip features a small piano player who loves Beethoven?

 Hi and Lois

 Peanuts

 Lil Abner

 Dennis the Menace

 

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