Piano Sonata no. 27 in E minor , Op. 90

Beethoven's Sonata no. 27, Op. 90 was written in 1814 and dedicated to Count Moritz von Lichnowsky. Unlike traditional sonatas, it has only two movements. The first has a 3/4 tempo, sounding mysteriously agitated and restless and was described by Beethoven as 'a contest between the head and heart'. The second movement, a rondo in the tonic major, however, quiets down into a beautiful melody with a 2/4 rhythm. The two contrasting movements suggest an agitated situation calmed by restful contentness. Notably, Beethoven uses German tempo marks for both ... more

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Sheet Music Sonata No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90
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RecordingSonata No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90 - I. Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck
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RecordingSonata No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90 - II. Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen
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RecordingSonata No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90 - Complete Performance
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RecordingSonata No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90 - Complete Performance
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Piano Sonata no. 27 in E minor , Op. 90
Piano Sonata no. 27 in E minor , Op. 90
Piano Sonata no. 27 in E minor , Op. 90
Piano Sonata no. 27 in E minor , Op. 90

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