The genre of symphony may be called the sphere of paramount importance in Ludwig van Beethoven's (1770–1827) creation. The nine symphonies seem to embrace all the periods of the composer’s spiritual life. It's quite evident to reveal Вееthoven’s aesthetic finds and achievements in symphonic genre having influenced all the European musical tradition. Beethoven's powerful energy determined his position amongst the greatest world masters.
The First Symphony С major, ор. 21 dating 1800, crowns the development of the Viennese instrumental music existing during the 18th century, its stylistic features. Thus the First Symphony gets imbibed with Haydn's genre, orchestral and thematical constructive principles. Simultaneously Beethoven provided the symphony's music with his individual peculiarities, which would be strengthened in his next works. Are they not, but the concealed blast, tendency to dramatization, getting over the classical balanced harmonious state and increasing distinction between the images. The third movement (Minuet) becomes these qualities' field.
The First Symphony happened to have completed the earliest репой of Beethoven's creative existence.