• Nate Sloan celebrates Beethoven's 5th Symphony with special Switched on Pop series

    7 days ago - By USC

    Switched on Pop, a podcast hosted by Musicology professor Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Hardin, is releasing “The 5th,” a four-part series about Beethoven's 5th symphony featuring the New York Philharmonic.
    The series, presented in partnership with Vox Media, will dissect the symphony movement by movement and explore its context, legacy, and meaning. The first three episodes are currently available, and the finale will be released on September 18.
    “As 2020 marks Beethoven's 250th birthday upon us, there's no better time to revisit one of the most iconic pieces of classical music, and...
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