Beethoven, Ludwig van
Sonata quasi una Fantasia for Pianoforte in E-flat major op. 27 no. 1 / Sonata quasi una Fantasia for Pianoforte in C-sharp minor op. 27 no. 2 "Moonlight Sonata"
Limited Edition with a special price. English version
- Limited edition with a special price
- Edited by acclaimed Beethoven expert Jonathan Del Mar
- Content is identical with the original Bärenreiter edition BA 10853
Edition no.
BA 11838-04
Volume / Series
Del Mar, Jonathan
Instrumentation of the work
Language(s) of text
German, English
Product format
Performance score, Anthology, Urtext edition
Pages / Format
XIX, 49 S. - 31,0 x 24,3 cm
Our original edition of the Piano Sonatas op. 27 which includes the famous “Moonlight Sonata” (BA 10853, € 11.95) has now been made available for the Beethoven Anniversary Year 2020 in a limited print run with a special price of only € 3.00.

At the dawn of the 19th century Beethoven struck out on new paths with his two opus 27 sonatas, each of which he called a “sonata quasi una fantasia”. Both of them, in particular the second sonata later, nicknamed the “Moonlight Sonata”, were destined for immortality.

Why present a new Urtext edition of Beethoven’s piano sonatas? The answer lies in the uncompromisingly precise editorial work of Jonathan Del Mar. This Urtext edition of the two Sonatas op. 27 offers a musical text that meets the highest scholarly demands as well as the practical needs of performers. Along with a correction in the third movement of op. 27 no. 1 (the 1st eighth note in the right hand is a C, not a C-flat as noted in other Urtext editions and even corrected as such in Brahms’ personal copy), the musical text is presented in a reader-friendly layout with practical page turns. The detailed Critical Commentary offers information and explanations regarding alternative readings and all editorial decisions.
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