Beethoven: Rondo a capriccio in G Major, Op. 129, “Rage over a lost penny” -fortepiano performance

Beethoven: Rondo a capriccio in G Major, Op. 129, “Rage over a lost penny”-fortepiano performance

It was written between between 1795 and 1798, and I am in agreement with Robert Schumann who regarded it as merry rather than angry. It was Anton Schindler who wrote “Rage over a lost penny” on the manuscript, not Beethoven. There’s definitely humour in it!

http://www.beethoven-haus-bonn.de/sixcms/detail.php?id=15248&template=werkseite_digitales_archiv_en&_eid=1510&_ug=Pieces%20for%20two%20hands&_werkid=131&_mid=Works%20by%20Ludwig%20van%20Beethoven&suchparameter=&_seite=1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rage_Over_a_Lost_Penny

http://mq.oxfordjournals.org/content/XXXII/2/171.extract

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I am a classical music enthusiast, history geek, artist and writer.
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