Piano Sonata No.26

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Sonata No.26 in Eb major

Op. 81a • “Les adieux”

About this work...

Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 26 in E flat major ("Les Adieux"), Op. 81a, would seem to be a programmatic or semi-programmatic piece of music, but there is some disagreement over the authenticity of that program -- or at least over the degree to which Beethoven desired that program to be publicly known. In th... read more