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"Hamilton-Paterson focuses on the transition between the Classical and Romantic periods.... It's easy to listen to Beethoven's Third Symphony today as a fairly traditionally orchestral work, yet it was avant-garde upon its 1805 debut.... A fantastic read."—PopMatters
"Hamilton-Paterson delves into the cultural and historical impact of Beethoven's groundbreaking third symphony.... A valuable guide to one of the most remarkable works of a musical giant whose undeniable genius continues to resonate centuries after his death."—Kirkus
"Hamilton-Paterson explores the history and background of one of the most enduring works of the classical repertoire.... Casual concertgoers and serious music aficionados alike will find much to savor in this elegant and insightful book."—Booklist