Leonard Bernstein Performs Beethoven's Ode to Joy - 2/3

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Leonard Bernstein conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in Beethoven's Ode to Joy. This is the 2nd of 3 clips of...
Leonard Bernstein conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in Beethoven's Ode to Joy. This is the 2nd of 3 clips of this performance. It is structurally divided into four components. 1. A Turkish March with a tenor solo. (0:00-1:50) 2. A breathtaking instrumental double fugue. (1:51-3:22) 3. A reprise of the famous first verse. (3:23-4:35) (This is one of the most dramatic and celebrated parts of the Ninth.) 4. A new sacred theme different from the Ode to Joy. (4:37-8:44) I've included words and translation: Allegro assai vivace #1: Turkish March Tenor: Froh, froh, wie seine Sonnen Happily, happily, like his suns seine Sonnen fliegen, froh, flying like his suns, happily, wie seine Sonnen fliegen flying like his suns Durch des Himmels prächt'gen Plan, Through Heaven's splendid firmament, Laufet, Brüder, eure Bahn, Run, Brothers, your course. Laufet, Brüder, eure Bahn, Run, Brothers, your course. Freudig, wie ein Held zum Siegen, Joyfully, like a hero towards victory. Wie ein Held zum Siegen, Like a hero towards victory. Laufet, Brüder, eure Bahn. Run, Brothers, your course. Choral 1st Tenor, 2nd Tenor, and Bass: Laufet, Brüder, eure Bahn. Run, Brothers, your course. Freudig, wie ein Held zum Siegen, Joyfully, like a hero towards victory. (Solo Tenor re-enters) Wie ein Held zum Siegen, Like a hero towards victory. Freudig, freudig, freudig, Joyfully, joyfully, joyfully Wie ein Held zum Siegen, Like a hero towards victory. #2: Instrumental Double Fugue #3: Reprise of First Verse Entire Chorus: Freude, schöner Götterfunken Joy, beautueous spark of divinity, Tochter aus Elysium, Daughter of Elysium Wir betreten feuertrunken, We enter drunk with fire Himmlische, dein Heiligtum! Heavenly One, your sanctuary! Deine Zauber binden wieder Thy magic power reunites, Was die Mode streng geteilt; All that custom has strictly divided Alle menschen werden Brüder, All men become brothers Wo dein sanfter Flügel weilt. Where your gentle wing abides. Deine Zauber binden wieder Thy magic power reunites, Was die Mode streng geteilt; All that custom has strictly divided Alle menschen werden Brüder, All men become brothers Wo dein sanfter Flügel weilt. Where your gentle wing abides. Andante Maestoso #4: Church Theme Choral Tenor and Bass: Seid umschlungen, Millionen! Be embraced, you millions! Diesen Kuss der ganzen Welt! This kiss is for the whole world! All Chorus: Seid umschlungen, Millionen! Be embraced, you millions! Diesen Kuss der ganzen Welt! This kiss is for the whole world! Choral Tenor and Bass: Brüder! über'm Sternenzelt Brothers! over the starry canopy Muss ein lieber Vater wohnen. Must a loving father dwell. All Chorus: Brüder! über'm Sternenzelt Brothers! over the starry canopy Muss ein lieber Vater wohnen. Must a loving father dwell. (quietly) Ihr stürzt nieder, Millionen? Do you prostrate yourselves, you millions? Ahnest du den Schöpfer, Welt? Do you sense the Creator, world? Such ihn über'm Sternenzelt! Seek him beyond the starry canopy! Über Sternen muss er wohnen! Beyond the stars he surely must dwell! Über Sternen muss er wohnen! Beyond the stars he surely must dwell!
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