Originally written as a chorale, this Beethoven classic, Ode To Joy was the musical theme of the 1998 Summer Olympics. The live global performance conducted by Seiji Ozawa included a 2,000 member chorus in each of five continents. This well known classic theme is performed at a variety of events including weddings, holiday concerts and church services to name a few.
This extremely popular Santorella Publication arranged for intermediate piano is transcribed and edited by Jonathon Robbins. There are very few challenging editions of this Beethoven masterpiece and this particular Robbins best seller is a recital favorite among countless students and teachers as well as being recognized as a Top 10 item at Tom Lee Music in Hong Kong.