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28 February 2020, 17:46 | Updated: 19 October 2020, 14:13
Trust us and take a listen - we reckon you’ll be converted by a bit of ‘Chophoven’.
We stumbled across this stunning arrangement of the exposition of Beethoven’s famous Symphony No. 5, as you might hear it in a 19th-century Parisian salon.
The Beethoven-Chopin mix-up, by YouTuber Syd R Duke, may be a touch surprising, but what’s not to like?
One YouTuber commented, “It’s as if Beethoven and Chopin met in an alternate universe to create a lovechild.”
We'll leave that image with you – but do have a listen to this gorgeous arrangement…