Monday, December 6, 2010

Beethoven's Greatest Works

Beethoven was a composer of extraordinary versatility and genius. It is hard to pick his greatest works, but these are some of the best known and most famous pieces.

Piano Sonatas

  • Sonata in C sharp minor, op. 27, nr. 2 “The Moonlight Sonata”
  • Sonata in F minor, op. 57, “Appassionata”
  • Sonata in C minor, op. 13, “Pathetique”
  • "Für Elise" Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor (WoO 59 and Bia 515) for solo piano,

Symphonies

  • Symphony No. 3 "Eroica"; in E flat major (Op. 55)
  • Symphony No. 5 in C minor
  • Symphony No. 9 in D minor, including well known "Ode to Joy".

Opera

  • 'Fidelio'

Mass

  • Missa Solemnis D Major, Op. 123

Concertos

  • Concerto for violin in D by Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Piano Concerto no. 5 “Emperor” in E flat major op. 73

String Quartets

  • Beethoven: String Quartets Op 131 & 135 / Bernstein by Ludwig van Beethoven
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2 comments:

Marry said...

Beethoven's compositions are so great. I like it so much.

Record Player Under 100 said...

Beethoven is great. I really like his simphonies, especially number 9.