Piano Sonata: the three sonatas OP.2

The Piano Sonata is named after Moonlight Sonata, and Beethoven did not call it that. There is even a German critic who gave it that name and points out that the first movement of this clip reminds him of the reflection of moonlight on the surface of Lake Lucerne.

Some of Beethoven’s works included evidence of his love for his mistress Julieta. In some passages, his love for her was apparent.


In 1802 Beethoven began to feel that he had won the piano pieces. Some of it was full of humor at B Flat. In addition to the Great Op 30. And also the pentatonic chord.

For Instance, the Eroica Varieties were one of the Bagatelles groups. In addition to the enthusiastic works written by him in Symphony No.2 in D.

Music is expressed as a window of the soul, It is the work of a young man full of genius and vitality. This is what Beethoven sought in his artistic journey, when he put in himself suspicion and doubt about the mechanism of the piano machine.

We will not forget some of the papers that were found in Beethoven’s home after his death. Among them we found a strange document in German “Heiligenstadt Testament”.

Then it turned out that it was written for his brothers and in the suburb of “Heiligenstadt” in Vienna.

Some writings show the extent of Beethoven’s love and attachment to his family. In addition to keeping their pictures and souvenirs around his house.

For Instance , some of his writing reached very large lines. Then it turned out that It was a testament.


Studying Piano Sonata

When studying Piano sonata. you will probably find some questions that need to be answered. Sometimes the answers to these questions help you a lot to develop in music.

Perhaps Ludwig van Beethoven struggled to deliver his music to you as simple in hearing and so complex in applicable. His piano instruments included 52 sonatas and 6 concertos.

In addition, fantasias and other miscellaneous items formed major parts of his life.

At first he was influenced by Johann Christian and Carl Philipp Bach. He also sought to get something good from Mozart’s world. You have reached saturated levels of mastery of light, high-quality sonata melodies.

Mechanism of Beethoven

Beethoven uses all forms and styles of music. Including the orchestral, variation and fugue, it paints a good picture of his imagination and creative will.

The reasons for his development in music go back to the string quartet. It reflects how much classical music has changed in the world.

What distinguishes Beethoven’s works from the rest of the authors is the style of the Romantic school. It is the symphonic element that the lovers loved, and this type of symphony translated their love.

For instance, his melodies included non-repetition, separation, and abstraction in elements. Therefore, there is no room for empty melodic discourses. as every idea is in line with the rhythm of the mind without concealing other defects.

The Three Sonatas , OP.2

These sonatas were composed in 1795, rather when Beethoven was twenty-five. It was preceded. such Fredrick (Roman) and others.

Beethoven was greatly influenced by Joseph Haydn, who was one of his students. He wanted to dedicate a sonata to this teacher, but he kept it secretly and without informing the public.

It is correct to call this work “little Appassionata”. because it contains the same key in OP.57. In addition to copying the Bars 119 method from Mozart’s little book.

Beethoven’s focus on recapitulation bar includes 109 preface duces. This is followed by the second subject in F minor. Plus Actual coda which extends it by 5 bars to close the terse move by sforzandos.

We therefore regard the third movement as a genuine minute. As it allows us to play it in a dancing and calm style. So it needs the Perfect Legato for us to apply to the cerulean’ Trio.


Sonata in A major, Op. 2, No. 2

This Piano Sonata provided a springtime vibe for Beethoven’s warm day. They are different from other sonatas. Expressed the case of Beethoven dualism between happiness and sadness.

In particular, the scherzo and the latest movement have a special charm that combines gentleness and softness in performance. In addition to being easy to play and implement unlike No.3.


Play Secrets

Beethoven did not tell us about the difficulty of these sonatas. We consider all these hidden details to be top secrets of artists.

which is to convey how difficult it is to implement his melodies in his statements.

For instance, when you apply each sonata. You will find that it is very difficult to master the separation of the senses.

and the operation of the subconscious mind while playing.

Beethoven repeated the keys while playing. You can say that it is suitable for the elderly while playing. Unlike Haydn and Mozart, their music did not include any repetition. Perhaps this reflects a burning desire for his emotion.



  • We consider piano sonata to be a clear influence in classical music.
  • Beethoven was influenced by Mozart in some of his passages, but he adopted his own style.
  • The second sonata combines calm and dance.




  • Beethoven’s Pianoforte Sonatas By EDWIN FISCHER.
  • Life And Works / Ludwig van Beethoven By Jeremy Siepmann.
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