Learning during lockdown : 14 Beethoven and the organ

Organist Jonathan Scott, whose organ concert formed one of the few live BBC Promenade Concerts this summer (see below) Organists really do have something to shout about regarding Beethoven after all, says Richard Brasier, in a new film that is the RCO's contribution to the celebrations around the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth this year.  In Learning during Lockdown this month we look at Beethoven's relationship with the organ, and at the wider legacy of organ music from the Classical period.  We also note how two organists took a major role in shaping the content of…

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