This Google Action will take you off in search of some of the traces that Beethoven left behind in Vienna. To the Beethoven Museum, his numerous former residences, monuments dedicated to him, and the scenes of his greatest triumphs and setbacks. The interactive audio piece will tell you all about Beethoven as a person, his backers and friends, his favorite foods and his final resting place. And you can listen to excerpts of his wonderful music – recorded by the Wiener Symphoniker conducted by Philippe Jordan.
After a short intro, this Google Action will lead you deeper into Beethoven’s life and the world capital of music with a series of anecdotes and fascinating insights. It’s up to you which episode you want to listen to first. And at the end of each one, you can choose what comes next. In all, there are 28 sections and ten excerpts from his nine symphonies for you to listen to in this interactive audio piece.