Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Symphony No. 5 in C Minor” as Want to Read:
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Symphony No. 5 in C Minor

4.25  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Music examples and charts illustrate the analyses, and each essay is fully annotated by the editor. In some cases, the results of the original research by the editor or by others working in the field are published here for the first time. Much of the material has never before appeared in English.

A score embodying the best available musical text.

Historical background what i
Published July 17th 1971 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published December 31st 1967)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Symphony No. 5 in C Minor

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
James Klagge
Apr 29, 2012 James Klagge rated it liked it
Shelves: music
I would like to like classical music. And I do, to some extent. But I don't really know how to appreciate it--what to listen for, etc. I never took a music appreciation class. My familiarity with classical music mainly comes from what we played in band in HS. So I'm familiar with a certain amount of classics--the ones that would get played by a HS band. So when I found this at a used book sale, I got it. I listened to the symphony twice, the second time I followed along with the score in this bo ...more
Sheri Fresonke Harper
Oct 13, 2012 Sheri Fresonke Harper rated it it was amazing
Shelves: classics, historical, art
The score of Beethoven's 5th Symphony with essays, historical background and commentary provided. Its helpful to understand how music scores are written, how music is organized around patterns, themes, etc. Explains some of Beethoven's life as a musician. Very easy to read and informative.
BookDB marked it as to-read
Sep 18, 2016
Jeremiah Salyer
Jeremiah Salyer marked it as to-read
Jun 28, 2016
Tyler marked it as to-read
May 19, 2016
Max Robb
Max Robb marked it as to-read
Nov 09, 2015
Joseph marked it as to-read
Nov 14, 2015
Jonathan is currently reading it
Sep 07, 2015
Ronald Zollman
Ronald Zollman marked it as to-read
Aug 11, 2015
Y marked it as to-read
Feb 17, 2015
Ryan Corcoran
Ryan Corcoran rated it it was amazing
Feb 15, 2015
Tyonce added it
Apr 25, 2014
David added it
Feb 02, 2014
Brian added it
Sep 05, 2013
mjg300 rated it really liked it
Apr 23, 2013
A. L.
A. L. marked it as to-read
Mar 30, 2013
James Murrell
James Murrell rated it it was amazing
Aug 13, 2012
Niu added it
May 21, 2012
Ray rated it really liked it
Apr 30, 2012
Bill rated it liked it
Dec 20, 2013
Pat Muchmore
Pat Muchmore rated it it was amazing
Nov 19, 2011
Sam marked it as to-read
Aug 09, 2011
Greg added it
Jan 05, 2009
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book