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Relayed from the National Museum of Wales


(Violoncello); HUBERT PENGELLY (Pianoforte)
THIS was dedicated to the Archduke. Rudoph of Austria, Beethoven's pupil and patron.
The FIRST MOVEMEMT is cheerful and bold, very clearly made out of two main tunes, with scarcely any subsidiary matter.
The SECOND MOVEMENT is a gay, jesting piece, a Scherzo. In the middle section an odd, creeping theme is set forth in fugal style, each instrument having a cut at it in turn. Then the first section is repeated, and in the Coda (tail-piece) we have recollections of the. chief themes of both sections.
THE THIRD MOVEMENT is a set of five Variations on a simple, appealing theme.
The LAST MOVEMENT is a Rondo in which two main tunes alternate, with (after the second appearance of the opening one) an episode of new matter in the middle. Then the two main tunes reappear, and a Coda at full speed exhilaratingly winds up.


Violin: Ronald Harding
Pianoforte: Hubert Pengelly

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