Sunday, June 29, 2008

Let it be

Ludwig van Beethoven's last quartet, Opus 135 asks the listener a question, both musically and actually written in the score:
Muss es sein? (Must it be?)
And then he answers, Es muss sein! (It must be!)

The finale, from YouTube:

We've created a couple of graphs over at GraphJam to express this finale:

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