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elfsinger
09-20-2000, 04:41 AM
I am seeking a complete harmonic analysis of Beethoven's, Symphony No. 3 also titled "Eroica." This is for my personal study. I have seen partical anaylsis of the work, but I can't seem to find a full analysis. Any help would be apprieciated.

Elfsinger

Peter
09-21-2000, 11:15 AM
I'm not surprised you're having such difficulty in obtaining a complete harmonic analysis, there are plenty of books giving a good outline such as Anthony Hopkins 'Beethoven- The nine Symphonies'. The other book which may be of some use is Beethoven: 'Eroica' Symphony, Thomas Sipe: (Cambridge Music Handbooks Series)
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Pub. Date: October 1998

I haven't read it myself yet but I would be surprised if it offers the full analysis you are looking for - the only solution maybe to do it yourself !!

Rod
09-22-2000, 11:38 AM
Originally posted by Peter:


...I haven't read it myself yet but I would be surprised if it offers the full analysis you are looking for - the only solution maybe to do it yourself !!

Good idea Peter, and if he does a good job of it, then perhaps, for a change, some decent interpretations may result from it!

Rod

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"If I were but of noble birth..." - Rod Corkin

elfsinger
09-22-2000, 10:28 PM
Thank you gentlemen. An outline or partical analysis will work fine.