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Video: A history of recorded Eroica opening chords from Hanz Pfitzner to Riccardo Chailly

By John Terauds on February 20, 2012

Thanks to Rosemarie Umetsu for pointing out this fascinating video that spans 82 years of recording history, using the opening chords of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3. Note how, in the 1990s, period performance practice alters the string sound.

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