Symphony no. 3, op. 55 : E flat major: ("Eroica") ; "Coriolan" overture, op. 62

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Symphony no. 3, op. 55 : E flat major: ("Eroica") ; "Coriolan" overture, op. 62

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Title: Symphony no. 3, op. 55 : E flat major: ("Eroica") ; "Coriolan" overture, op. 62
Otros títulos: Sinfonía no. 3, op. 55: Mi bemol mayor, ("Heroica"), "Coriolano", obertura, op. 62
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Ludwig van Beethoven; Bruno Walter; Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Código CDU: Bee.02
Forma Musical: Overtures, Symphonies
Abstract: Beethoven completed this work in 1804; it was introduced privately in Vienna, chez Prince Lobkowitz, to whom it is dedicated. Beethoven also conducted the public premiere on April 7, 1805, in the Theater-an-der-Wien. Despite everything written to the contrary, the Sinfonia eroica was never a "portrait" of Napoleon Bonaparte, although Beethoven did plan to dedicate it to the charismatic Corsican "First Consul of France." He went into a rage, however, when a pupil, Ferdinand Ries, brought news in May 1804 that Napoleon had crowned himself Emperor. According to Ries, Beethoven shouted that the General was only "an ordinary human being, [and] went to the table, took hold of the title page, tore it in two, and threw it on the floor." A different story posits that Beethoven erased the Napoleonic dedication from a copy made in August 1804 and entitled Sinfonia grande. In fact, Sinfonia eroica did not appear as the work's title until publication in 1806. What Beethoven never told Ries was ...


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1. Symphony No. ... t)- I Allegro con brio.mp3 16:04 14.68Mb Unknown mp3
2. Symphony No. ... funebre- Adagio assai.mp3 15:31 14.18Mb Unknown mp3
3. Symphony No. ... cherzo- Allegro vivace.mp3 6:03 5.529Mb Unknown mp3
4. Symphony No. ... ro molto- poco Andante.mp3 12:15 11.19Mb Unknown mp3
5. Coriolan- Overture, Op. 62.mp3 7:55 7.242Mb Unknown mp3
Symphony No. 3 ... ica- E-Flat)- Completo.wav 49:53 503.5Mb WAV audio wav
Coriolan- Overture, Op. 62. Completo.wav 7:55 79.96Mb WAV audio wav

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