1. So here’s Beethoven's 9th played on 167 theremins built inside Russian dolls. Oh, and wait for the boogie. (Really.)

  2. Hear the acclaimed Belcea Quartet perform two of Beethoven’s grand and enigmatic final string quartets, from WQXR.
Photo: Melanie Burford/NPR

    Hear the acclaimed Belcea Quartet perform two of Beethoven’s grand and enigmatic final string quartets, from WQXR.

    Photo: Melanie Burford/NPR

  3. You can now own all of the piano sonatas Beethoven wrote for less than $10. And this isn’t some late-night sonic ShamWow offer. Do these ultra-cheap box sets help or hurt the classical music business?

    You can now own all of the piano sonatas Beethoven wrote for less than $10. And this isn’t some late-night sonic ShamWow offer. Do these ultra-cheap box sets help or hurt the classical music business?

  4. The Brooklyn Philharmonic invited Brooklyn musicians to take Beethoven's “Eroica” finale and run with it. Five artists have emerged in a contest to which one will be performed live on June 9 in Bed-Stuy. Here is one of the five contestants, Swaggbrarians, a group of high school students who used their voices to punctuate the remix.

    Hear all five Beethoven remixes.