Beethoven, Ludwig van
Sonata for Pianoforte in F minor op. 57 "Appassionata"
Edition no.
BA 10852
Volume / Series
Del Mar, Jonathan
Instrumentation of the work
Language(s) of text
English, German
Product format
Performance score, Urtext edition
Pages / Format
XVII, 47 S. - 31,0 x 24,3 cm
The nickname ”Appassionata” was ascribed to the Sonata in F minor op. 57 (1804/1805) only in 1838, long after Beethoven’s death.
This Urtext edition is edited by the Beethoven expert Jonathan Del Mar. His editorial approach and principles are explained in a precisely formulated critical commentary. With a clear well-presented layout and optimum page turns, this edition invites you to discover this fascinating sonata anew. An introduction by Misha Donat examines the genesis and significance of the work, supplemented by informative notes on questions related to historical performance practice by Jonathan Del Mar and Misha Donat.

• Scholarly-critical Urtext edition incorporating the most recent research
• Optimum page turns
• Includes notes on historical performance practice (Eng/Ger)

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Press reviews
“There are many editions of Beethoven's Sonatas on the market at present but this particular one stands out as being especially beneficial and useful to all academic musicians as well as pianists. The complete set will prove to be a real treasure trove where no stone has been left unturned in the quest of historic backgrounds of this great music.”
(Nadia Lasserson, Piano Journal August 2019)

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