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Beethoven'S Ninth Symphony
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With John Eliot Gardiner on the podium, Beethoven rocked.
Pope Benedict XVI praised the performance of Beethoven's Ninth symphony on Friday evening at Milan's La Scala theater as "a moment of elevation of the soul."
Keith Olbermann has returned to the air promising "a newscast of contextualization."
Reading Harvey Sachs' meditation on Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and the era in which it was produced - grim post-revolutionary and post-Napoleonic Europe - is like taking a short course in music appreciation with your favorite professor.