This study examines the emergence and development of bagatelle, which is a small musical form and concentrates on
compositional analysis of Beethoven’s Op. 119 bagatelles. This form has developed especially after Beethoven’s Op. 33,
Op. 119 and Op. 126 bagatelles and many composers used this form in their compositions. In this study, the complete list of
Beethoven’s bagatelles is provided along ... [Show full abstract] with examples from compositions of various composers. Foreign sources and
articles have been used for this research. It is believed that this study will contribute to understanding the importance of
bagatelle in piano literature by describing it and researching its development throughout music history.