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Rediscovering Beethoven's Even Numbers

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Rediscovering Beethoven's Even Numbers

Rediscovering Beethoven's Even Numbers

Rediscovering Beethoven's Even Numbers

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Always a fan of Beethoven, music critic Tom Manoff was struck recently by the absence of most of Beethoven's even-numbered symphonies from standard play lists.

So, scores in hand, he took to listening to Symphonies 2, 4 and 8. He loved what he heard.