Title

"Yelling at Joy": Poetic Responses to Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

Publication Date

2012

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Kreiling examines nine poems, each by a different poet, which offer reactions to and descriptions of Ludwig van Beethoven's famed Ninth Symphony. As one might expect, the poetic interpretations of the work differ widely, expressing both praise and criticism.

Original Citation

Kreiling, J. (2012). “Yelling at Joy”: Poetic Responses to Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. The Beethoven Journal, 27(2), 56-63.