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Allegretto in B minor, WoO61

1821; composed for Ferdinand Piringer

The Allegretto in B minor WoO61 was intended as a memento. Beethoven wrote it on 18 February 1821, in the album of his friend Ferdinand Piringer, who was an official in the government Records Office, and also a competent amateur musician.

from notes by Misha Donat © 2012

L’Allegretto en si mineur, WoO61, est un souvenir. Beethoven l’a écrit le 18 février 1821, dans l’album de son ami Ferdinand Piringer, haut fonctionnaire au Bureau des archives du gouvernement et aussi musicien amateur compétent.

extrait des notes rédigées par Misha Donat © 2012
Français: Marie-Stella Pâris

Das Allegretto in h-Moll WoO61 war als Andenken gedacht. Beethoven trug es am 18. Februar 1821 in das Stammbuch seines Freundes Ferdinand Piringer ein, einem kaiserlichen Staatsbeamten, der ebenfalls ein talentierter Laienmusiker war.

aus dem Begleittext von Misha Donat © 2012
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel


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