Piano Sonata No.22

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Sonata No.22 in F major

Op. 54

About this work...

This brief work falls right between Beethoven's monumental "Waldstein" and "Appassionata" sonatas, with the "Eroica" Symphony lurking nearby. Playable on a five-octave keyboard, this little sonata lures amateurs and then snares them in unexpected technical complications. Billed as minuet, the first movement takes a mea... read more