While listening to the 2nd movement of Beethoven's 7th Symphony, I couldn't help but think about the letters he wrote to his "Immortal Beloved". Though she never received the letters, I hoped to capture the moment she would have had if she were able to read them. I wanted to push the emotions a little further by having her sitting underneath a weeping willow tree with the trunk of a Cello; an instrument which I feel is able to capture feelings that words cannot, just as Beethoven had written "There are moments when I feel that language is nothing at all".
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For my interpretation of Beethoven’s Symphony No.7, I wanted to capture the emotions that struck me while listening to the piece. I showed how heartfelt it was by referencing the heart and veins pouring out music.
When listening to Beethoven's works, I often feel I'm transported through portals into surreal lands. Focusing on that feeling of movement, I incorporated the playful yet overall dark tone of Symphony No. 7 with dancing trees and anchored some of the instruments throughout the piece.