Symphony No.3, Op.55 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)

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Performances

Recordings

Complete

For Orchestra (Beethoven)

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Performer Pages Czech National Symphony Orchestra (orchestra)
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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Cianchettini & Sperati, n.d.[1809]. Plate 27
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Publisher. Info. Paris: A. Farrenc, n.d.(1831). Plate A.F. 323 (later Richault)
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Publisher. Info. Ludwig van Beethovens Werke, Serie 1: Symphonien, Nr.3
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Editor Henry Charles Litolff (1818-1891)
Publisher. Info. Braunschweig: Henry Litolff's Verlag, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate 2767.
Reprinted Mineola: Dover Publications, 1989
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Editor Max Unger (1883-1959)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, n.d.[1938].
Reprinted First, Second and Third Symphonies in Full Score (pp.193-368)
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Richault, n.d. Plate 2102.R.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1863).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Flute, Violin, Cello and Piano (Hummel)

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Arranger Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778-1837)
Publisher. Info. Mainz: les fils de B. Schott, n.d. Plate 3646.
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Editor August Horn (1825–1893)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d. Plate V.A. 265/266
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Arranger Theodor Kirchner (1823–1903)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig : C.F. Peters, n.d.. Plate 6924.
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Arranger Hans Sitt (1850-1922)
Publisher. Info. Symphonien für Pianoforte und Violine
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[ca.1900]. Plate 8817
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Arranger Carl Czerny (1791-1857)
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Arranger Wilhelm Meves (1808-1871)
Publisher. Info. Braunschweig: Henry Litolff's Verlag, n.d.(1890). Plate 12328
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Arranger Jean Henri Ravina (1818-1906)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Lemoine, n.d.[1872]. Plate 7240.HL.
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For Piano 4 hands (Scharwenka)

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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d.(ca.1905). Plate U.E. 970
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Arranger Ferdinand Schubert (1794-1859)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d. Plate V.A. 41
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Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1894. Plate 10836.
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Arranger Franz Liszt (1811–1886)
Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1865). Plates 10668–10672
Reprinted Beethoven Symphonies Transcribed for Solo Piano, Vol.1 (Nos.1–5)
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Arranger Franz Liszt (1811–1886)
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Publisher. Info. Franz Liszt: Musikalische Werke. Serie IV, Band 2-3. (pp.67-120)
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Arranger Otto Singer II (1865-1931)
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II. Marcia funebre. Adagio assai

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Arranger Julius André (1808-1880)
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V. Finale

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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.3, Op.55
Alternative. Title Eroica
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.55
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
I. Allegro con brio
II. Marcia funebre. Adagio assai (C minor)
III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace – Trio
IV. Finale. Allegro molto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1803-1804
First Performance. 1805-04-07* in Vienna: Theater an der Wien
Orchestra, Ludwig van Beethoven (conductor)
*public performance - privately performed in Summer 1804 at Eisenberg castle in Bohemia.
First Publication. 1806 (October) - parts; 1809 (March) - score
  • Parts – Vienna: Contor delle arti e d'Industria, Plate 512
  • Score – London: Cianchettini & Sperati, Plate 27
Dedication Franz Joseph Maximilian Fürst von Lobkowitz
Average DurationAvg. Duration 45 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
3 horns (E, F, C), 2 trumpets (E, C), timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
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Symphony No.3 - scores at Sheet Music Plus

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Symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven