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Ludwig van Beethoven
Transcribed for Concert Organ Solo by Thomas Heywood
Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21
The 1997 Schoenstein Organ
First-Plymouth Congregational Church
Lincoln • Nebraska • USA
Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21 has been recorded on the 1997 Schoenstein Organ in the First-Plymouth Congregational Church in Lincoln, Nebraska, one of the most versatile orchestral-symphonic instruments in the United States.
Beethoven himself famously stated in 1825: 'I place an organist who is master of his instrument, first among virtuosi.'