Reflection Of Beethoven

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Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor “Sonata quasi una fantasia" Opus 27 No. 2 (Moonlight Sonata), completed 1801.
Valentina Lisitsa, piano.

The reason why I chose this piece is because, I was playing the first movement of this piano sonata when I was under the tutor in Korea and I decided to write about it but not only the first movement, all 3 movements. It was quite hard to analyse this piece because I played the arranged version of this piece in the key of E minor.

To start off with analysing Beethoven’s piece I found a brief description about this piece on the website which says that “Ludwig van Beethoven composed the famous Moonlight Sonata in 1801 and dedicated it to Countess Giulietta Guicciardi, a pupil of Beethoven. Shortly after their first few lessons, the two fell in love. After dedicating the Moonlight Sonata, it is believed that Beethoven proposed to her. Although she was willing to accept Beethoven’s proposal, she was forbidden by one of her parents to ever marry him, and sadly, they never did.” (Green 2015) And I have 2 aspects of this piece which I agree with Green of his statement and my own opinion to support his opinion about this piece and adding my own opinion on it which I am going to write about it now.
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As my own personal opinion it seems like Beethoven has lamented his hard fate of hearing while he was composing this
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