Piano Sonata no. 14 in C#m 'Moonlight', Op. 27 no. 2

The Sonata no. 14, Op. 27, no. 2, was completed in 1801 and dedicated to 17-year-old Countess Guicciardi, with whom Beethoven was, or had been in love. The nickname Moonlight derives from an 1832 description of the first movement by poet Ludwig Rellstab, who compared it to moonlight shining upon Lake Lucerne. Beethoven included the phrase Quasi una fantasia in the title (as well as in the other sonata of Op. 27) partly because the work does not follow the traditional sonata pattern where the first movement is in regular sonata form ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Paul Pitman - Moonlight Sonata, Op. 27 No. 2 - I. Adagio sostenuto
Paul Pitman - Moonlight Sonata Op. 27 No. 2 - II. Allegretto
Paul Pitman - Moonlight Sonata Op. 27 No. 2 - III. Presto
Composer Form Instrument Period
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata Piano Romantic

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. The crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in ...
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