170 Bagatelle No.25 (Für Elise)
Beethoven's first faller: down 56. 7th of his 18 entries. Lowest place since 2007.
Stick with learning the piano long enough as a child, and it's only a matter of time before your teacher puts this one on your music stand. Beethoven's Bagatelle No.25 in A Minor is rarely referred to in such grandiose terms; instead, all who know and love it refer to it simply by its nickname, Für Elise.
Nowadays, Für Elise is undoubtedly one of Beethoven's most famous works, despite Beethoven himself never being fully satisfied with the work, returning to it some years later and trying, unsuccessfully in his eyes, to revise and refine it. Ultimately, Für Elise wasn't even published until 1865, nearly forty years after Beethoven's death.
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