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The Cambridge Companion to The Eroica Symphony

The Cambridge Companion to The Eroica Symphony

  • Editor: November, Nancy



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  • Introduction Nancy November;
  • Part I . Context and Genesis:
  • 1. Beethoven and heroism in the age of revolutions Scott Burnham;
  • 2. Beethoven's 'watershed'? Eroica's contexts and periodization Mark Ferraguto;
  • 3. The symphony in Vienna and abroad around 1800 Erica Burrman;
  • 4. Genesis and publication of the Eroica Federica Rovelli;
  • Part II . Analytical Approaches:
  • 5. Twentieth-century analytical approaches to the first movement William Drabkin;
  • 6. Beethoven in the garden: the hero who practices resignation; or, the Eroica as 'late' work Vasili Byros;
  • 7. Registering the Eroica Nicholas Marston;
  • 8. After invention: traces and materials in the Eroica finale Elaine Sisman;
  • Part III . Reception:
  • 9. Who is the hero? The early reception of the Eroica Beate Angelika Kraus;
  • 10. The Eroica in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries Leon Botstein;
  • 11. Performing, arranging and rearranging the Eroica: then and now Nancy November;
  • 12. The Eroica endures: Beethoven's Third Symphony in the twenty-first century Melanie Lowe.