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Listen Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 21
June 6, 2006 – During this piece's composition, Beethoven began to acknowledge the deterioration of his hearing.
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Listen Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21
June 5, 2006 – Beethoven's First Symphony, dedicated to Baron Gottfried Van Swieten, came at age 29.
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