Music between pathos and passion: that´s the Pathétique Sonata in C minor. Beethoven´s autograph manuscript has disappeared, and only a few sketches have survived. As the principal source for our newedition we therefore consulted the original print (Vienna: Franz Anton Hoffmeister, 1799), thoroughly checking it and comparing it with subsequent impressions. We also examined a large number of early reprints from other publishers. Our edition takes into account Beethoven´s idiosyncratic handling of staccato...
|Composer||Ludwig van Beethoven|