German composer and pianist Ludwig van Beethoven was a crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music. He remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best-known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 concertos for Piano, 1 Violin concerto, 32 Piano sonatas, and 16 String quartets. He also composed other chamber music, choral works (including the celebrated Missa solemnis), and songs.
For The Wonderful World Of Beethoven For Flute And Piano John Stages has arranged 10 magnificent Beethoven pieces on Grade 3-5 standard. Pieces included: Bagatelle Op 119 No 1, Mailied Op 52 No 4 (A Song of May), Molly's Abschied Op 5 No 5, Village Dance, Rondoletto, Ah! Perfido Op 65, Scotch Dance, Polonaise from Serenade Op 8, Sonatina 9 B^b and Rondo in F.