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Visual and Musical Arts bring beauty into our lives. These stories explore and reveal the inspiration behind great artworks, the challenges to realize them, and their impact on the world.

In this clip, Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957) conducts the NBC Orchestra's performance of Beethoven's Symphony No.

In this clip, Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957) conducts the NBC Orchestra's performance of Beethoven's Symphony No.

This performance of the Benedictus, from Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, is by the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conducted by Leonard Bernstein.

This performance of the Kyrie, from Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, is by the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conducted by Leonard Bernstein.

This performance of the Sanctus, from Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, is by the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conducted by Leonard Bernstein.

It is said that when Beethovens Ninth Symphony premiered in Vienna (on the 7th of May, 1824), the deaf maestro kept conducting even after the audience...

Many fans of classical music think that the second movement of Beethoven's 7th Symphony is one of the lovliest pieces of classical music ever written....

Beethoven's Third Symphony, commonly known as the Eroica (Heroic) was revolutionary for its time.

When he was just twenty years old, Bob Dylan wrote a song about "The Death of Emmett Till.

This is the Cavatina - the fifth movement from Beethoven's String Quartet in B-flat major, Opus 130.

One of the most popular violinists of all time, Corelli was also a beloved seventeenth-century composer.

Yo-Yo Ma solos with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted byKurt Masur, playing Antonin Dvorak's Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op.

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