Music Monday: Beethoven’s ‘Hymn of Thanksgiving’

beethoven-thanksgivinb-profile-wideThis week's Music Monday is the third movement from Ludwig van Beethoven's String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132. which he titled "Heiliger Dankgesang eines Genesenen an die Gottheit", or "A Convalescent's Holy Song of Thanksgiving to the Godhead". Beethoven, completely deaf at the end of his life, wrote this piece after recovering from a serious illness.


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November 14th: Hymn to the Fallen November 7th: This World Is Not My Home October 31st, 2016: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God October 24th, 2016: 'Mars', from 'The Planets' October 17th, 2016: My Shepherd Will Supply My Need October 10th, 2016: Spain October 3rd, 2016: International Harvester September 26th, 2016: 'The Imperial March' from Star Wars September 19th, 2016: Awake the Trumpet's Lofty Sound September 12th, 2016: Before the Throne of God Above September 5th, 2016: The Hunt August 29th, 2016: Liberty August 22nd, 2016: Summon the Heroes August 15th, 2016: Bugler's Dream August 8th, 2016: Olympic Fanfare and Theme August 1st, 2016: 'Prelude' and 'Parade of the Charioteers' from Ben-Hur July 25th, 2016: How The West Was Won July 18th, 2016: Six Studies in English Folk Song July 11th, 2016: From Everlasting To Everlasting July 4th, 2016: The Stars and Stripes Forever June 27th, 2016: Rule, Britannia! June 20st, 2016: Bugler's Holiday June 13th, 2016: Ride of the Valkyries June 6th, 2016: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54, Allegro Vivace May 30th, 2016: Armed Forces Salute May 23rd, 2016: Paid in Full (Through Jesus, Amen) May 16th, 2016: Overture from 'Carmen' May 9th, 2016: L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1 - Prelude May 2nd, 2016: My God Is a Rock April 25th, 2016: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor April 18th, 2016: Paganini's Caprice No. 24 in A Minor April 11th, 2016: Fantasia on a 17th Century Tune April 4th, 2016: Hark The Sound/I'm a Tarheel Born March 28th, 2016: Rustle of Spring March 21st, 2016: 'Ode to Joy' sung by a 10,000-voice choir March 14th, 2016: Hard Times Come Again No More March 7th, 2016: 'The Suite' from Downton Abbey February 29th, 2016: Moonlight Sonata February 22nd, 2016: Liebestraum No. 3 February 15th, 2016: Help Is On The Way February 8th, 2016: God of Grace and God of Glory February 1st, 2016: 'My Story' January 25th, 2016: Israeli Concertino January 18th, 2016: What Grace is Mine January 11th, 2016: "Meditation" from Thaïs January 4th, 2016: Praeludium and Allegro December 28th, 2015: Appalachian Carol December 21st, 2015: God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen December 14th, 2015: O Holy Night December 7th, 2015: Christmas Fantasy November 23rd, 2015: Simple Gifts November 16th, 2015: Preacher Tell Me Like It Is November 9th, 2015: Armed Forces Salute November 2nd, 2015: Amazing Grace October 26th, 2015: The Harmonious Blacksmith October 19th, 2015: Liberty Fanfare October 12th, 2015: The Majesty and Glory of Your Name October 5th, 2015: Elgar's 'Enigma' Finale September 28th, 2015: Stayed on Jesus September 21st, 2015: Great Gate of Kiev September 14th, 2015: Nearer, My God, To Thee

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