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The Friday OT: Beethoven, symphony 7, 2nd movement, Bernstein, Vienna Philharmonic

Instead of putting the whole 35 minutes in front of you, let's get straight to the point. The second movement of the 7th is one of the better reasons to have had ears over the last 200 years, an affirmation of the tender painful complexities of the gift of conscious life.

Leonard laid down this version in 1978. It rocks. Youtube link here: