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Keeping score: Beethoven's Eroica

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Keeping score: Beethoven's Eroica
Additional title: Keeping score
Thomas, Michael Tilson, 1944- (Conductor)
Thomas, Michael Tilson, 1944- (Commentator)
Kennard, David (Director)
Kennard, David (Producer)
Saffa, Joan (Director)
Saffa, Joan (Producer)
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra (Performer)
Independent Communications Associates (Production company)
SFS Media (Firm) (Producer)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Broadcaster)

Margaret Carson audio-visual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2006-11-10
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LVH 2704
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Symphonies, no. 3, op. 55, E♭ major
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 -- Criticism and interpretation
Symphonies -- Analysis, appreciation
Classical music televisions programs
Television programs
Documentary television programs
Content: Title from the opening screen.
Performers: Discussed and conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas ; musicians of San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, performers and commentators.
Venue: Broadcast on WNET TV New York 2006 November 10.
Acquisition: Gift; Margaret Carson, 1992.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (64 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Michael Tilson Thomas and the musicians of the San Francisco Symphony explore the Eroica score to learn how Beethoven created this work, why keys were so important to him, and the stories behind the Eroica. The program helps reveal classical music's connection to the human spirit and emotions. Includes excerpts of the symphony. The last 7 minutes of the recording is a news program.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 907078502
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20597916
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8cd31520-4a9a-0133-e2a9-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 2006: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Keeping score" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2006.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Keeping score" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 8, 2020.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (2006). Keeping score Retrieved from

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Keeping score