Beethoven and the Development of the Symphony

How is Beethoven's Fifth Symphony influential?
He has movement's 3 and 4 played directly back to back with no break or pause. He uses a Scherzo and Trio in movement 3 rather than a Minuet and Trio.
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What is the name of Beethoven's 6th Symphony?
The Pastoral symphony
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How is Beethoven's Sixth Symphony influential?
He uses five movements rather than the standard four. He tries to imitate birds in his movements.
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Was all of Beethoven's ideas in his Sixth Symphony innovative? Why/Why not?
No, the representation of birds can originally be seen in Verdi's "Spring" from the "Four Seasons" which dates back to the Baroque period. However, during the Romantic Period the istruments were much more advanced and so he had more scope.
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How is Beethoven's Ninth Symphony influential?
He moved the Scherzo and Trio to movement 2, rather than movement 3. He also wrote for Orchestra and SATB choir (with soloists) for movement 4. He is ne of the first composers to ever write for an orchestra and choir.
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What is the name of Beethoven's 6th Symphony?

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The Pastoral symphony

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Was all of Beethoven's ideas in his Sixth Symphony innovative? Why/Why not?

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How is Beethoven's Ninth Symphony influential?

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