On a Canon of Beethoven
canon is found in "Fünf Canons von L. van Beethoven," Series 25, No. 285 of
the Complete Works.
theme is presented as a canon embedded and ornamented in a denser texture as
the original notes at a two measure interval. It is then developed and a
quote from the 7th Symphony also included as among the episodic material
just for fun.
fugue of this canon form and theme is then offered in a faster tempo and
respelled as a 6/8 lilt.
pages, circa 4' 40" - an MP3 demo is here:
The score is available as a free PDF download, though any major
commercial performance or recording of the work is prohibited without prior
arrangement with the composer. Click on the graphic below for this piano
Canon of Beethoven