Symphonic Variants on "Ode to Joy"
Based on Symphony No. 9
By Ludwig van Beethoven / arr. Douglas E. Wagner
Belwin Beginning String Orchestra
Beethoven’s resplendent "Ode to Joy," from the last movement of his Symphony No. 9, is brought to life in an exciting arrangement designed to foster instant success for ensembles of less experienced players. The solid scoring will boost confidence and help to insure a secure performance. An added feature of this work is that all instruments have some part of the main theme to play throughout its course. Audiences will thrill to the instantly recognizable tune, and players will be amazed at how quickly they master their parts. This title is available in SmartMusic.