The Mechanical Clock
  • The Mechanical Clock
  • The Mechanical Clock
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This is an arrangement of one of Beethoven’s tunes for mechanical timepieces. It was quite common in the late Classical and early romantic periods for composers to be commissioned to write music for musical boxes and other mechanical instruments, including tiny organs. It is thought the music for these pieces was written with the “Flötenuhr” (Lit. Flute Time) in mind although there also exists a piano 4-hands version.

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