The period of creativity of Ludwig van Beethoven coincided with the time when Europe was seething revolutionary spirit. The French revolution was joyfully greeted by the composer, however, the self-proclaimed Napoleon the Emperor bitterly disappointed him.
For 15 years, Beethoven had the idea to write a grandiose Symphony, which would be able to unite, to bring people together. The result of creative combustion has become world-famous Symphony No. 9 premiered in 1824. It was her fourth piece, 'Ode to joy', used today as the Anthem of the European Union, its stunning universal sound, exulting and admiring life. If in doubt, it's soul scratching cats and the future seems gray and bleak and plunge into the world of the 9th Symphony of Beethoven. It will exalt You from the lowlands to the heavens promised, inspire and instill confidence in the future!
250th anniversary of the composer's birth which the world celebrates in 2020, the Vatican issues commemorative coin with nominal value of 5 euros. The Roman mint will mint 13 thousand copies of a bimetal: