What Fresh Hell Is This?

December 17, 2012

Alles Gute zum Geburtstag, Herr Beethoven

December 16th is generally assumed to be Ludwig van Beethoven's birthday.  Today is the anniversary of his baptism.

In light of the current tragedy in my home state of Connecticut I thought it doubly apt to post the Egmont, yet again, for Ludwig van's birthday.  It was also performed at the memorial service after the Munich Massacre of 1972 at the Olympics.

There is no music more uplifting than this:

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