Ludwig van Beethoven

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Members of a 223-member chorus group and four soloists perform Ludwig... News PhotoAnnual Event,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Beethoven's Ninth Symphony,Choir,Concert,Geographical Locations,Holiday - Event,Horizontal,Japan,Ludwig van Beethoven,Mitsukoshi,New Year's Eve,Nihonbashi - Tokyo,People,Performance,Singer,Store,Tokyo - JapanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2009 AFPMembers of a 223-member chorus group and four soloists perform Ludwig Van Beethoven's Symphony No.9 'Choral' during the 25th annual year-end concert at Mitsukoshi department store in the Nihombashi area of Tokyo on December 29, 2009. More than 500 year-end shoppers enjoyed listening to the music, a tradition at this time of the year before the New Year holiday, one of the biggest holiday periods of the year in Japan. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)