Symphony no. 1 In C, Op. 21

Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 in C, Op. 21, was dedicated to Baron Gottfried van Swieten, an early patron of the composer. The piece was premiered in 1800 and published one year later. The work is clearly indebted to Beethoven's predecessors, particularly Haydn and Mozart, but nonetheless has characteristics that mark it uniquely as Beethoven's work, notably the frequent use of sforzandi and the prominent, independent use of wind instruments. The premiere, in which there where works by Handel and Mozart, served to announce Beethoven's talent to Vienna. The ... more

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Recording Symphony No.1 in C major Op.21 - I. Adagio molto allegro con brio Favorite Download
Recording Symphony No.1 in C major Op.21 - II. Andante cantabile con moto Favorite Download
Recording Symphony No.1 in C major Op.21 - III. Minuetto and trio Favorite Download
Recording Symphony No.1 in C major Op.21 - IV. Adagio Allegro molto e vivace Favorite Download

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