Allegro, from Suite for Mechanical Organ (string trio)
Title: Allegro, from Suite for Mechanical Organ
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin; Violin 2 or Viola; Cello
Printout: 8 pages
Note: The manuscript was discovered after Beethoven’s death. Its date of composition and intended instrumentation are unknown, but scholars have surmised that it was written for mechanical organ or musical clock. This allegro is a delightful piece, fun to play and listen to. It is an excellent choice for intermediate student ensembles.