The early copy of Beethoven’s Allegretto in B minor for string quartet

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This article discusses a manuscript described by Sotheby's as a 'Beethoven autograph', and points out numerous inconsistencies between the handwriting in the manuscript and Beethoven's normal handwriting. These anomalies demonstrate that he could not have written it, and that it was copied from his own autograph by someone else.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-46
Number of pages6
JournalMusical Times
Volume158
Issue number1940
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2017

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