The Rage Over The Lost Penny - Ludwig van Beethoven

The Rage Over The Lost Penny
(Beethoven)

The Rage Over The Lost Penny
by Beethoven

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The Rage Over The Lost Penny ” is a piano rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven. It is better known by the title Rage Over a Lost Penny, Vented in a Caprice (from German: Die Wut über den verlorenen Groschen, ausgetobt in einer Caprice). This title appears on the autograph manuscript, but not in Beethoven’s hand, and has been attributed to his friend Anton Schindler. It is a favourite with audiences and is frequently performed as a showpiece.