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Sonata No. 8 Pathetique (Theme) by Beethoven. Sheet music for Recorder, page 1.

Beethoven - Sonata No. 8 Pathetique (Theme)

Sheet music for recorder

Info: The Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, commonly known as Sonata Pathétique is one of his most celebrated Beethoven's compositions. Although commonly thought to be one of the few works to be named by the composer himself, it was actually named Grande sonate pathétique (to Beethoven's liking) by the publisher, who was impressed by the sonata's tragic sonorities. This is piece is the theme from the second mouvement, Adagio cantabile. It exemplifies the expressive Adagio style of many slow movements in the classical period.
Date: 1799
Artist: Ludwig van Beethoven
Born: 15/16 December 1770 , Bonn
Died: 26 March 1827 , Vienna
The artist: One of the greatest and most radical composers of all time. A tormented genius, who went deaf in later life and never heard his final works. His nine symphones are probably his greatest achievement, each one an unrivalved masterpiece, but he also wrote 5 piano concertos, piano sonatas, string quartets and one opera, Fidelio.
Instrument: Recorder
Key: D minor
Range: E5 - G6
Time signature: 2/4
Tempo: 34 BPM
Duration: 0:56
Pages: 1
Difficulty: Easy
Style: Classical
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