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Symphony No.3 in Eb Eroica 3rd movement Beethoven Help Opus Details
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Beethoven's 3rd symphony, written in 1804, marks a huge change in style from his preceding two symphonies. Its thunderous opening chords proclaim a new trend in music, the dawn of romanticism. Beethoven originally planned to dedicate it to his hero, Napoleon, and this explains why its subtitle is Eroica, which is Italian for Heroic. But when Napoleon crowned himself Emperor, it grossly offended Beethoven's avant-garde preferences for democracy, and he angrily tore apart his title page, and instead dedicated the work to a local patron of music, Prince Lobkowitz.

The theme from the trio of the 3rd movement, played on the French Horns, simply uses the notes of the tonic triad, then rests on the super-tonic. But somehow, Beethoven weaves unforgettable magic out of these apparantly simple notes!
Category: Symphony Orchestra Featuring French Horn Classical Period
Time Signature 3 /4 Key Signature   C Major also featuring Pizzicato Strings Play MP3 using player below.

1    The 'minuet' part of this fast scherzo - part A

2    After the alternating notes, theme B arrives

3    The trio part of this scherzo played on the horns.
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