Piano Sonata No.12

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Sonata No.12 in Ab major

Op. 26 • “Funeral March Sonata”

About this work...

Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 12 in A flat major, Op. 26 (1800-1801), was especially popular among the Romantics; even Chopin, who rarely performed Beethoven's music in public, included it in his repertoire. The work reflects Beethoven's ongoing experimentation with the form of the piano sonata; in place of the more con... read more