Piano Sonata No. 3 in C Major Op. 2, No. 3
(ed. Bertha Antonia Wallner, fing. Conrad Hansen)
Ludwig van Beethoven's three sonatas Op. 2 stand at the beginning of his oeuvre, but there is absolutely nothing tentative or “early” about them. Not a note could be changed; strict logic rules every movement. Five years after Mozart's death, a new genius emerged here. The Sonata in C Major Op. 2, No. 3 from 1795 is large and brilliant, more expansive than the two other sonatas of Oop. 2, and created for virtuoso effect. Its key of C Major already has the celebratory, victorious sound of the “Waldstein Sonata” and of the finale of the Fifth Symphony. It is now available as a separate edition, in the quality one has come to expect of an Urtext.
Publisher: Henle Urtext Edition
Item Number: HL 51480622
Series: Henle Music Folios
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