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Thanks for updating Beethoven’s 9th Symphony to 1.2.1 – in this version, you'll find localization improvements, bug fixes and iOS updates to make your experience even smoother. We’ve also completely overhauled our app discovery section so it’s now easier for you to find related apps you’ll love, and hear about our exciting upcoming releases.

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App Description

(This version is the full price edition. To try a free, feature complete version with an extract of the symphony, and in-app purchase to the full app, download Beethoven's 9th Symphony for iPhone.)

*** Downloaded over a million times ***
*** Winner of the 2013 Creative Communication RPS Music Award ***

Beethoven’s 9th Symphony presents four of Deutsche Grammophon’s legendary recordings, collected in one exceptional app to give you unparalleled insight into an iconic piece.

Features of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony include:

Compare the performances: Listen to four recordings of the piece spanning 50 years, and switch seamlessly between them with a touch – at any point in the music – to hear a note start in one decade and finish in another.

Discover the BeatMap: This groundbreaking visualization of the performances shows different sections of the orchestra pulse in time with the music.

Explore the music: Beethoven’s 9th Symphony lets you immerse yourself in Beethoven’s late masterpiece – follow the score or the 1825 manuscript, precisely synchronized to the music.

The story of the symphony: The app also features real-time analysis and commentary by the pianist, composer and broadcaster David Owen Norris.

Find out more about the app: B9.touchpress.com


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iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • May 31, 2013 Initial release
  • October 10, 2013 New version 1.0.2
  • November 18, 2013 New version 1.0.3
  • November 29, 2013 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $4.99
  • November 30, 2013 Price increase: $4.99 -> $7.99
  • December 18, 2013 New version 1.1.1
  • March 06, 2015 New version 1.2.0
  • March 06, 2015 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $2.99
  • May 04, 2015 Price increase: $2.99 -> $7.99
  • June 10, 2015 New version 1.2.1
  • July 27, 2015 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $2.99
  • August 01, 2015 Price increase: $2.99 -> $7.99