One of the great achievements of European music, it was Ludwig van Beethoven's last symphony; known also as the “Choral” Symphony. Its finale is a musical setting of Friedrich von Schiller's “Ode to Joy,” a hymn to the unity and freedom of humanity.
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He directed the Ninth Symphony, and played twice himself with orchestral accompaniments.
Methodius and Cyril, who were sent missionaries to the Sclavonians in the ninth century.
Then came two pieces by the orchestra; next, my three solos in a row, and a symphony of Haydn closed the programme.
Its most important compound is water, of which it forms one-ninth, the other eight-ninths consisting of oxygen.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
Now the king sat in the winter house, in the ninth month: and there was a hearth before him full of burning coals.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various