Piano Sonata No. 11 (Beethoven)
- Piano Sonata No. 11 (Beethoven)
Beethoven's piano sonata in B-flat major, op. 22, composed in 1800, has four movements:
#"Allegro con brio"
#"Adagio con molt' espressione"
A typical performance lasts 23 minutes.
Prominent Musicologist Donald Francis Tovey has called this work the crowning achievement and culmination of Beethoven's early "grand" piano sonatas. (The "grand" modifier was applied by Beethoven to sonatas with four movements instead of three). The sonatas after this one find Beethoven experimenting more with form and concept.
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