The Reader’s Notebook: Eroica Symphony

Apr 7, 2021

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April 7, 2021 -- The Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 by Ludwig van Beethoven, known as the Eroica Symphony for its supposed heroic nature. The work premiered in Vienna on April 7, 1805, and was grander and more dramatic than customary for symphonies at the time.