What's New

Thank you for updating Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. The app is now available in Chinese!

We’ve also added full iOS 8 support and fixed a few small bugs to make your experience even smoother.

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