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Piano Sonata No. 13 E-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 1

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Beethoven gave this sonata the unusual title Sonata quasi una Fantasia, which it shares, along with its opus number, with the considerably more famous Moonlight Sonata. Both sonatas - along with the preceding sonata with the funeral march op. 26, and the thre sonatas op. 31 soon to follow - usher in Beethoven's conquest of new musical territory in this genre. With a complex structure that oscillates between fantasia and sonata, op. 27 no. 1 has long presented pianists with great interpretive challenges that, once they have been overcome, bring to light a true jewel. G. Henle Publishers now also offers this sonata in a new edition, with proven fingering and interpretive suggestions by Murray Perahia and edited by the team of Beethoven experts Gertsch and Perahia.

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Catalog Number 51481330 / HN1330
Publisher Henle Urtext Edition
UPC 888680991531
Series Henle Music Folios
Size 12.00x9.00
Weight 4.6 oz