Beethoven - Sonata quasi una Fantasia for Pianoforte in E-flat major op. 27 no. 1 / Sonata quasi una Fantasia for Pianoforte in C-sharp minor op. 27 no. 2 "Moonlight Sonata"

Beethoven - Sonata quasi una Fantasia for Pianoforte in E-flat major op. 27 no. 1 / Sonata quasi una Fantasia for Pianoforte in C-sharp minor op. 27 no. 2 "Moonlight Sonata"

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At the dawn of the 19th century Beethoven struck out on new paths with his two opus 27 sonatas, each of which he called a “sonata quasi una fantasia”. Both of them, in particular Sonata no. 2 which was later nicknamed the “Moonlight Sonata”, were destined for immortality.

Jonathan Del Mar, second to none in his knowledge of Beethoven’s music,.has obtained new readings in this fastidious scholarly-critical edition of these well-known pieces. Spacious engraving and practical page turns ensure optimum pleasure for every pianist. A meticulously compiled Critical Commentary provides information on alternative readings and editorial decisions.

• Scholarly-critical performance edition at the cutting edge of scholarship
• Informative Introduction and notes on period performance practice (Ger/Eng)
• Detailed Critical Commentary (Eng)