Best Beethoven Songs

The giant German composer and pianist (1770 – 1827)

The Top Ten

1 Ode to Joy (Symphony No.9)

Everyone knows it


The classic other classics are measured by.


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2 Symphony No. 5

This is one of my favorites of Beethoven's many works. When I was a child, this song was on a Little Einsteins episode!

I could not speak after hearing the intensity of the climax in the first movement of this stunning piece.


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!

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3 Fur Elise

Best thing ever

This song is amazing and so relaxing and interesting!
I love it

I actually love this song

This song is my childhood

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4 Moonlight Sonata, Movement 1

Great piece of music fantastic to play. Movement 3 is captivating



Amazing! You should hear mvt. no. 1 2 and 3!

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5 Symphony No. 3

Awesome cool

In my opinion, I believe this was one of Beethoven' s best work. Love it.

6 Piano Concerto. No. 5 Emperor

This concerto, specially the first movement is just heaven's music... If we were to meet aliens and show them a sneak peak of our whole musical history, I wouldn't even hesitate for a second, this is glorious.

7 Violin Concerto In D Major

Really nice, catchy


Bad very bad

8 Sonata N°8 In C Major Op.13 "pathétique"

This song made me cry whenever I hear the beginning of it. Otherwise, it's too beautiful and emotional for me.

Over all the piece is just brilliant! my favorite would have to be the second one!

9 Moonlight Sonata Movement 3

Super catchy.

Your feet just have a mind of their own.

10 Moonlight Sonata, Movement 2

It is so great I really want to know how to play like that.

The Newcomers

? Piano Sonata No. 23 (Appassionata) in F Minor, Op. 57

Probably my favorite Beethoven piano sonata. - Vic21102

The Contenders

11 Beethoven, Symphony 7, Allegretto, mvt 2

So sorrowful but hauntingly beautiful

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

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12 Sonata No. 14 Moonlight Sonata


Moonlight sonata is by far the best Beethoven had ever composed

I feel desperation and beauty when I listen to this

13 Violin Sonata No. 7

It is one of the best violin sonatas I have ever seen

14 6th Symphony - Pastoral

This deserves its spot

I really love it. The best.

15 Sonata No. 8 Pathetique
16 The Ruins of Athens / Turkish March

I really like it

17 Symphony No. 9
18 Egmont 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.

19 Symphony No. 7
20 Piano Sonata No. 8


21 The Creatures of Prometheus, Ballet, Op. 43, Act I: Overture

Just pure joy. The melodies are a treat for a musical ear. Maybe not the best ballet but in the top ten for me.

22 Minuet in G Major, Woo 10, No. 2


23 Appassionata Movement 3

the best

24 Symphony

Awesome...only not Beetovhen

25 Missa Solemnis
26 Hammerklavier Mvt. 3: Adagio

This is the best one by him in my opinion. It is so beautiful.. It reminds me of summer nights.

27 Violin Romance No. 2
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1. Symphony No. 5
2. Piano Concerto. No. 5 Emperor
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