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Ode To Joy

Sheet Music

Here is a link to download a PDF of the sheet music for Ode To Joy.

Piano and Recorder

The track embedded below has a piano version of Ode to Joy with a recorder playing our recorder part. You can practice by playing along with the recording

Piano Only

This version has just the piano. Once you can play along to the track with the recorder, try playing with this one.

Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, performed by the Vienna Philharmonic

The melody for Ode to Joy comes from the Ninth Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven. This melody is in the fourth movement, which is the last section of the symphony. Here is a video of the Vienna Philhamonic performing the fourth movement of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, with Leonard Bernstein conducting.

Beethoven Symphony 9 - Movement 4

Here is the melody of Ode to Joy by itself, performed by Beaker from the Muppets.