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Free Classical Music Download!

Posted on: Oct 3, 2012 @ 4:38:35 pm

Download for free: Ludwig van Beethoven's "Symphony No.3, Op. 55 (Eroica)"

According to Alexander Street Press, the masterpiece "Eroica Symphony" was originally entitled "Bonaparte" in honour of France's First Consul, Napoleon Bonaparte, whose revolutionary ideals Beethoven identified with. However, when Napoleon declared himself Emperor, Beethoven tore up the title page in disgust and renamed it Eroica, "composed to celebrate the memory of a great man."

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