Beethoven-Variations ‘se vuol Ballare’ (Figaro)

Posted on July 15th, 2011 by


Beethoven-Variations ‘se vuol Ballare’ (Figaro)
Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin (Stradivari 1699)
Aaron Shorr-Piano
Live Performance-St Johns Smith Square 2001

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The young Eleanor von Breuning, to whom Beethoven sent the Variations in 1792. That year, she sent him a quote from Herder:" Friendship with one who is good/Grows like the evening shadows/Until the Sun of Life sets..."

The young Eleanor von Breuning, to whom Beethoven sent the Variations in 1792. That year, she sent him a quote from Herder:” Friendship with one who is good/Grows like the evening shadows/Until the Sun of Life sets…”