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Ludwig van Beethoven   opus 43

Ballet Music: "Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus"

Ballet 1801. Time: 5'00.

Translation: The Creatures of Prometheus. Overture and ballet music. Also arranged for piano as Hess 90.

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The Creatures of Prometheus (German: Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus, Op. 43) is a ballet composed in 1801 by Ludwig van Beethoven following the libretto of Salvatore Viganò. The overture to the ballet is part of the concert repertoire. Beethoven based the fourth movement of his Eroica Symphony and his Eroica Variations (piano) on the main theme of the last movement of the ballet.

Prometheus in other music compositions


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