Beethoven Symphony No. 3

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Symphony No. 3 “Eroica”
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Beethoven’s symphonies 9 symphonies No. 3 No. 5 No. 6 No. 9
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Beethoven’s Symphonic  Ideal Larger scale in form and  orchestration Complexity of tonal orientation Psychological progression Continuity or cyclic unity Symphony as a “drama”
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Beethoven’s Symphony No.  3 “Eroica” Composed: 1803 First Performed: 1804 in private  (Prince Franz Joseph von  Lobkowitz) and 1805 in public  (Vienna) Four movements (standard output)
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Title and Dedication “Bonaparte” – for Napoleon “Eroica” – (Prince Louis Ferdinand  of Prussia?) Dedicated to Prince Lobkowitz Heroic deeds of human kind
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Reception 1804: in private, it was well-received 1805 (Vienna): in public, it was ill- received 1807 (Leipzig): in public, received  well
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Depiction of Hero I: fast tempo in major key –  struggle of hero
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2011 for the course MUSIC 3000 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at North Texas.

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