Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony needs speeding up by 20 minutes, claims conductor

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Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony needs speeding up by 20 minutes, claims conductor

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is widely viewed as one of the greatest compositions in the western musical canon and is among the most performed works in the world. Yet according to one conductor audiences are continually being misled because orchestras play it too slowly, 20 minutes too slowly to be precise.

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