A-Wgm, A 31

The earliest known sketch for Beethoven's Piano Sonata Op. 2 No. 1 dates from 1793 (previous preparatory sketches may be lost). It consists of 42 bars with a complete exposition in F minor. A full transcription is in Nottebohm, Zweite Beethoveniana 564-566 (see below).

Date 1793
Compositions Op. 2 No. 1
Repository Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, Vienna
Shelfmark A 31
Url Source not digitised
Facsimile [first 18 measures] Moderne Welt, vol. 2, no. 9, 1920, p. 16
Transcription Nottebohm, Gustav. Zweite Beethoveniana, edited by Eusebius Mandyczewski, Leipzig, 1887, pp. 564-566
Facsimile of the first 18 measures, published in Moderne Welt, vol. 2, no. 9, 1920. Courtesy of the Österreichische Nationalbibliothek

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