By Ludwig van Beethoven / arr. Robert Sheldon
Sound Innovations for Band
1 (Very Easy)
The musical setting of "Ode to Joy" by Ludwig van Beethoven in the final movement of his Ninth Symphony is one of the best-known melodies of all time. This young band arrangement allows first-year players to experience a full band setting of this important theme. (1:30) Correlates to Sound Innovations for Concert Band Book 1, Level 5.