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From Hayden To Ives, a sampling of dramatic musical pauses.

My favorite from the article is Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture (it’s the 4th clip in the article).

However the drama of the pause does somewhat depend on tempo. Here’s a version where the tempo is much faster, and the silence somewhat less dramatic:

Posted 9 years ago by John Piscitello

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