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Ludwig van Beethoven
Transcribed for Concert Organ Solo by Thomas Heywood
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36
The 1953 Klais Organ
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36 has been recorded on the 1953 Klais organ in Echternach Basilica in Luxembourg, an instrument of note for its expressive versatility.
Beethoven himself famously stated in 1825: 'I place an organist who is master of his instrument, first among virtuosi.'