Re-examining Czerny’s and Moscheles’s Metronome Marks for Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas

  title={Re-examining Czerny’s and Moscheles’s Metronome Marks for Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas},
  author={Marten Albert Noorduin},
  journal={Nineteenth-Century Music Review},
  pages={209 - 235}
Shortly after Beethoven’s death, several of his closest associates provided performance indications for editions of his works. Previous discussions of Carl Czerny’s and Ignaz Moscheles’s metronome marks for Beethoven’s piano sonatas have highlighted the importance of these indications for our understanding of the intended performance practice of these works. Nevertheless, the provenance and meaning of these metronome marks have remained unclear, which has led to some confusion in the literature… 

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