Schirmer Performance Editions are designed for piano students and their teachers as well as for professional pianists. Pedagogical in nature, these editions offer insightful interpretive suggestions, pertinent fingering, and historical and stylistic commentary. Prepared by renowned artists/teachers, these publications provide an accurate, well-informed score resource for pianists. Beethoven composed 24 bagatelles - by definition short trifles in a light vein - during his lifetime. This collection contains 14 pieces, including the famous Für Elise, which are appropriate for intermediate to early advanced pianists.