A Conversation for Ludwig van Beethoven - Pianist and Composer

Beethoven and jazz

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The Amazing Bongo! from whom all mortals flee

Beethoven was the first composer to toy around qith jazz music. In the second movement of his Op. 111 piano sonata (a set of variations on a theme), he makes use of what is now known as jazz in one of the variations.

Also, in his Op. 110 sonata, he makes use of a samba rhythm.

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