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Allegretto quasi andante in G minor, WoO61a

27 September 1825; composed for Sarah Burney Payne

The tiny Allegretto in G minor WoO61a was written as a souvenir for Sarah Burney Payne, the daughter of the music historian Charles Burney. In an article in the Harmonicon she described her visit to the great composer on 27 September 1825.

from notes by Misha Donat © 2012

Le minuscule Allegretto en sol mineur WoO61a a été écrit en guise de souvenir pour Sarah Burney Payne, fille de l’historien de la musique Charles Burney. Dans un article paru dans l’Harmonicon, elle raconte sa visite chez le grand compositeur, le 27 septembre 1825.

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

Das winzige Allegretto in g-Moll WoO61a entstand als Andenken für Sarah Burney Payne, die Tochter des Musikhistorikers Charles Burney. In einem Artikel im Harmonicon beschrieb sie ihren Besuch bei dem großen Komponisten am 27. September 1825.

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


Beethoven: Bagatelles
Studio Master: CDA67879Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Track-specific metadata for CDA67879 track 25

Recording date
28 July 2011
Recording venue
Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Andrew Keener
Recording engineer
Simon Eadon
Hyperion usage
  1. Beethoven: Bagatelles (CDA67879)
    Disc 1 Track 25
    Release date: May 2012
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