‘Eroica’ Variations

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Title given (not by Beethoven) to his pf. variations in E♭ major, Op.35, comp. 1802, based on theme from his ballet Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus, 1801, also used in Eroica Sym. Sometimes known as Prometheus Variations. Theme is used again for No.7 of 12 Kontretänze for orch., WoO 14, pubd. 1803.

Subjects: Music.

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