From the PublisherThis famous sonata in C minor is known to all music lovers as the “Grande Sonate pathétique”. For once Beethoven had given it this name himself, which is why pianists must do their best to capture the emotional (“pathetisch”) and passionate character of this exceptional work. Beethoven composed the “Pathétique” between 1797 and 1799 and dedicated it to his royal admirer and patron Prince Karl von Lichnowsky. This Urtext edition, one of our most successful ones, is based on the first printing from 1799 – we were not able to consult the composer’s manuscript as this is lost.
Item DetailsCategory: Piano Repertoire
Publisher: G. Henle Verlag
Publisher's reference: HN48
Our Stock Code: 1061680
Media Type: Paperback