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Q: "Ode To Joy" vs. "Angels We Have Heard On High" ( No Answer,   1 Comment )
Subject: "Ode To Joy" vs. "Angels We Have Heard On High"
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Music
Asked by: brian_russel_davis-ga
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Posted: 26 Nov 2006 14:41 PST
Expires: 26 Nov 2006 15:47 PST
Question ID: 785747
"Ode to Joy" and "Angels We Have Heard On High" sound very very
similar to me. ( I am not a trained musician)  Are they
historically/musically related in anyway?  Or is the similar melody
just a product of chance?

Request for Question Clarification by sublime1-ga on 26 Nov 2006 15:37 PST

I play guitar and piano by ear, and can only tell you that they
are significantly different tunes, to my ear. I'm also certain
that it will be extremely difficult to effectively prove the 
negative by finding any article which discusses their similarity
but lack of common origins.

Let me know where this takes you...

There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: "Ode To Joy" vs. "Angels We Have Heard On High"
From: pinkfreud-ga on 26 Nov 2006 15:01 PST
This may be of interest:

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