Best Beethoven Songs

The giant German composer and pianist (1770 – 1827)

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1Ode to Joy (Symphony No.9)

I like it because it is very grand.

Among critics, it is almost universally considered Beethoven's greatest work of all time.

The Anthem of the European Union - MatrixGuy

I really like it when people say they are so popular

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2Für Elise

It's the best piano melody. It's so touching and makes me always wanna hear it. I think it's better than the other song.

The song I utterly hate and love simultaneously.

I can play it on piano and it is very moving to me and AWESOME. If it gets to the pianist it has got to be good!

It makes me calm and relaxed and want to go to sleep

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3Symphony No. 5

Everyone all over the world knows this song, the four opening notes are so famous even though three of them are the same. Even if you have never heard this before it will sound familiar to you. I just love this because you know Beethoven must have put a lot of time into this fabulous symphony and it really pays off. This Symphony will be remembered forever!

This symphony is filled with emotion that reaches the darkest places of the human soul.

Love that music I heard it in an orchestra before as a 5th grade field trip

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4Moonlight Sonata, Movement 1

To be able an just kick back on a Sunday morning and drink my coffee, listen to the birds, and relax an enjoy life... Is what it is all about

AMAZING! This is the most emotional piece you will ever hear in your life! This piece gives me goosebumps down my spine every time.

It will take you to the deepest point of sensation.. Close your eyes and try..

Dark but just simply beautiful!

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5Symphony No. 3
6Violin Concerto In D Major
7Sonata N°8 In C Major Op.13 "pathétique"
86th Symphony - Pastoral

I really love it. The best.

9Violin Sonata No. 7
10Beethoven, Symphony 7, Allegretto, mvt 2

This is a lesson for all progressive music : classical, prog rock or prog metal

I feel inspired when I listen to this song. I often play this song in the back of my head for hours or even days at a time.

The most beautiful piece of music ever written with the most ingenious dynamics I've ever heard

The Contenders

11The Ruins of Athens / Turkish MarchV1 Comment
12Moonlight Sonata, Movement 2
13Symphony No. 9
14Sonata No. 14 Moonlight Sonata

Moonlight sonata is by far the best Beethoven had ever composed

15Egmont Overture, Op. 84

Very pleasing to the ears. I would say one of the more difficult songs for a piano player. You'd have to be very good to get this one down not like Fur Elise.

16Piano Sonata No. 8
17Piano Concerto. No. 5 Emperor
18Symphony No. 7
19Minuet in G Major, WoO 10, No. 2
20Fur Elise
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1. Sonata No. 14 Moonlight Sonata
2. Symphony No. 9
3. Symphony No. 5
1. Ode to Joy (Symphony No.9)
2. Für Elise
3. Symphony No. 5
1. Symphony No. 3
2. Violin Concerto In D Major
3. Ode to Joy (Symphony No.9)

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