Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique', Op. 13

Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, op. 13 commonly known as Pathétique (although commonly thought to be one of the few works to be named by the composer himself, it was actually named by the publisher, to Beethoven's liking) was published in 1799, though written the year before. Beethoven dedicated the work to his friend Prince Karl von Lichnowsky. It is perhaps the earliest of Beethoven's compositions to achieve widespread and enduring popularity. It is widely represented on concert programs and recordings, and it has been incorporated into several works of ... more

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RecordingPiano Sonata no. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique', Op. 13 - I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio
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RecordingPiano Sonata no. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique', Op. 13 - II. Adagio cantabile
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RecordingPiano Sonata no. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique', Op. 13 - III. Rondo - Allegro
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RecordingPiano Sonata no. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique', Op. 13 - Complete Performance
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RecordingPiano Sonata no. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique', Op. 13 - II. Adagio cantabile
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Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique', Op. 13
Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique', Op. 13
Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique', Op. 13
Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique', Op. 13
Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique', Op. 13

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