Beethoven’s Für Elise – Slow Motion Reference Video

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Here's a slow-motion audio-visual demonstration of the notes to Beethoven's Für Elise.  This video covers is the most well-known first section of the piece (the main theme).

IMPORTANT: This is not a performance video.  Meaning, you can't really take cues from this video on the phrasing, dynamics, tempo, pedaling, etc.  However, many people find it useful to have a reference like this, especially those who play by ear, and are simply trying to acquire the notes.

 

RECOMMENDED: Here's a link to sheet music for Für Elise, with the notes labeled. This downloadable PDF file covers the entire piece.

You can read more here about the advantages and disadvantages of using letter notes in sheet music.

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THE VIDEO:

NOTE: The top keyboard shows the right hand part (treble clef), bottom shows the left (bass clef).

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