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A First Book of Beethoven: For The Beginning Pianist with Downloadable MP3s
by David Dutkanicz

ISBN: 0486452859
Dover Publications Price: $7.95
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Specially arranged and simplified, these pieces offer beginners the pleasure and satisfaction of playing Beethoven. Students and teachers alike will delight in such popular melodies as "Für Elise," "Ode to Joy," and the haunting opening of the Moonlight Sonata.
A First Book of Beethoven
features 24 selections, including "Romance in F," "Turkish March," "Minuet in G," and "Bagatelle in G Minor." It includes excerpts from the sonatas — such as the opening of the 2nd movement of Sonata No. 14, the "Adagio" from Piano Sonata No. 5, and "Adagio Cantabile" from Sonata No. 8 — as well as highlights from the symphonies.
Along with the twenty-four piano arrangements, this collection includes a free MP3 download for every piece, which will help beginning pianists develop an ear for the melodies. The MP3s may be downloaded individually or collectively.
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Table of Contents for A First Book of Beethoven: For The Beginning Pianist with Downloadable MP3s
Editor's Note
Romance in F
Sonata No. 14, 2nd Movement (opening)
Symphony No. 8 (opening)
Canto Pastoral from Symphony No. 6
Ode to Joy
Minuet in G
Rondo from Sonatine
Sonatina in G (opening)
Romanza from Sonatina in G
Bagatelle in G Minor
Symphony No. 3 (theme)
Adagio from Piano Sonata No. 5
Bagatelle in D
Rondo from Sonata No. 19
Moonlight Sonata (opening)
Trio from Sonata No. 1
Bagatelle in G
Symphony No. 5 (opening)
Symphony No. 5, 2nd Movement
Symphony No. 6 (opening)
Adagio Cantabile from Sonata No. 8
Turkish March
Piano Concerto No. 4, 2nd Movement
Fur Elise