PRB Piano Series: Six Minuets

Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
13 minutes
Classical music
Solo instrument (Piano)
Instrumental parts
Not available

One of my piano students wanted a copy of Beethoven's well-known Minuet in G, and when I made one for her, I thought it would be nice to produce an edition of all Six Minuets which Beethoven's wrote in 1796.

The Minuet in G is the second of the set, and while they were no doubt originally conceived for instruments, they exist only in the composer's own arrangement for piano.

Although there is no change of tempo indicated, from one Minuet to the next, I have selected what I think is a suitable tempo for each individual one. They are not taxing, and make a pleasant piece when played in their entirety.

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