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Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major Op. 55 (Sinfonia Eroica)

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By Ludwig van Beethoven

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Study Score. Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827). Edited by Bathia Churgin. Henle Study Scores. Classical. Study score (paperbound). 116 pages. G. Henle #HN9810. Published by G. Henle (HL.51489810).

Item Number: HL.51489810

6.75x9.5 inches.

In 1803 Beethoven wrote his Third Symphony and, as is widely known, it was originally in honor of Napoleon Bonaparte. Yet it was published three years later with a dedication to Beethoven's patron Prince Lobkowitz as well as with the addition “Sinfonia Eroica” in memory of a “grand Uomo”. This presumably - reflecting the changed political situation - referred to the Prussian Prince Louis Ferdinand who died on the battlefield against Napoleon. Based on the musical text of the Beethoven Complete Edition and with a preface by the editor Bathia Churgin, Beethoven's famous heroic symphony is now available as a Henle pocket score.

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