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 ... more

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Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique', Op. 13 - I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio
Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique', Op. 13 - II. Adagio cantabile
Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique', Op. 13 - III. Rondo - Allegro
Composer Form Instrument Period Performer
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata Piano Classical Paul Pitman

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 ... more Learn More »
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