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Beethoven in Havana

By Amy MacKenzie

Never thought you’d find yourself dancing along to Beethoven? This performance will have you toe-tapping in no time.

If there ever was a truly extraordinary cover of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, then this is it.

Award-winning composer, orchestrator and talented performer Joachim Horsley has stunned us with his sunny arrangement Beethoven in Havana. Composed for eight performers on three pianos, including a percussion accompaniment and some extended techniques, we would love to see this piece performed live.

Watch the video below, check out his YouTube channel to follow an interactive score alongside this spectacular performance or go to Joachim’s website to download the score.

Beethoven In Havana

Beethoven's Seventh Symphony as you've never heard it before – from Joachim Horsley

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