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The Problem with Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

Clip: Season 48 Episode 16 | 2m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

Learn why the Philadelphia Orchestra had to cut Beethoven's Fifth Symphony from their program and replace it with his Sixth.

Aired: 04/16/21

Rating: NR

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