Piano Sonata, No.31, A flat Major, Op. 110

The Piano Sonata No. 31, by Ludwig van Beethoven was composed in 1821, and stands as the central piece in the group of opp. 109–111. The sonata is in three movements.  In the summer of 1819 Moritz Schlesinger, from the Berlin firm of publishers, met Beethoven and asked to purchase some compositions. After some negotiation Schlesinger agreed to purchase 25 songs for 60 ducats and three piano sonatas at 90 ducats. In May 1820 Beethoven agreed, the songs (op. 108) already being available, and he undertook to deliver the sonatas within three months. These three sonatas ... more

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RecordingPiano Sonata, No.31, A flat Major, Op. 110 - I. Moderato cantabile molto espressivo - Carlos Gardels



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