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Decoding the “EROICA”

December 17, 2009

The graph above plots tempi in the first movement, in terms of average beats per minute; the fastest is Hermann Scherchen, at 174.58, and the slowest is Otto Klemperer, in 1970, at 110.74.

Read more: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/alexross

(Thanks for the tip, Adam)

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