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<a href=http://www.wrti.org/beethovencontest.html>QUESTION #3</a>

3. Some of Beethoven's best-loved works were premiered in one really long concert in 1808. The 5th and 6th Symphonies, 4th Piano Concerto, the Choral Fantasy, a concert aria, and excerpts from his Mass in C minor all were played in one evening in an unheated Vienna concert hall. How long did the audience have to sit there to hear the whole thing?

  • 2 hours
  • 4.5 hours
  • 9 hours
  • 13 hours
    • The contest has ended. All Contest entries had to be submitted between 12:01 AM Friday, December 11, 2009 and 11:59 PM Tuesday, December 15, 2009. For more information click here.