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Für Elise

Fur Elise, Oil Painting, A2

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Für Elise” is one of Beethoven’s most popular tunes and I recently learnt that it was dedicated to his then love named Elise. One version of the story goes on to say that she dumped him eventually, making this rather beautiful composition quite pointless. But I don’t suppose he meant it to have a point anyway.

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Here’s one rendition of Für Elise that I fell in love with, for only how much the Pianist enjoys herself playing it.

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So what does all that have got to do with the painting?

Nothing, really.

It was just what came to my mind while playing the tune in a loop somewhat obsessively.

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