Piano Sonata No.25

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Sonata No.25 in G major

Op. 79 • “Cuckoo”

About this work...

Like the Sonata No. 24 in F sharp major, Op. 78, Beethoven's little G major Piano Sonata, Op. 79, was written in 1809. Both works share several instantly discernible features. Firstly, both sonatas are surprisingly undemonstrative in tone, revealing a pronounced avoidance of bravura showiness, unwarranted rhetoric, and...