Beethoven Arrangements for GuitarLUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827): Andante con variazioni in D, WoO 44/2, Sonatinas in C, WoO 44/1 and C Minor, WoO 43/1 (First Recordings), Variazioni in F, Op. 169 (arr. guitar and piano Ferdinando Carulli [1770-1841]), Serenade in D, Op. 8 (arr. guitar, violin and viola Wenzel Matiegka [1773-1830]).
Catalogue Number: 12V025
Description: The first four items listed above are mandolin pieces, here played on a period guitar while the Carulli and Matiegka arrangements testify to the popularity of the guitar even in the latter arranger’s Vienna. Volker Höh (guitar), Dmitry Ablogin (fortepiano), Verena Schoneweg (violin), Harald Schoneweg (viola).