Beethoven’s most performed work is revealedWhy Beethoven
In a Daily Telegraph today, I reveal analysis in my new book Why Beethoven as to which Beethoven orchestral score has been the most performed over the past two centuries.
And remains so in the present century.
It’s not the one you’d think.
Here’s the Telegraph piece.
More to follow.
While writing a study of Beethoven interpretation, I realised I had no idea which of his works are the most performed. Nor, it seemed, did anyone else. Dispersed among many publishers and long out of copyright, there was no one keeping score.