Episode 2: Beethoven's Musical Influences
Beethoven: The Basics with Andy Bush
In this episode, Andy Bush takes a look at the composers who proved to be the biggest influences on a young Ludwig, namely Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Franz Joseph Haydn. Celebrity chefs, Mr Miyagi and Louis Theroux also get a mention as well… The guests in this podcast are cellist Matthew Barley, conductor Jonathon Heyward, clarinettist Julian Bliss, Scala Radio presenter and composer Jack Pepper, conductor Karin Hendrickson and Music Director of the Hallé Orchestra Sir Mark Elder. This podcast features extracts of Beethoven’s Symphonies 5 & 9 and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.20 performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra. LPO Label releases are available on all major streaming platforms and at lpo.org.uk/recordings. The recordings of Beethoven’s Piano Concertos 3 & 4 are performed by Elizabeth Sombart and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Piano Concerto No.5 is performed by Alessio Bax and the Southbank Sinfonia - all are available at https://signumrecords.com/
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