Saturday, November 13, 2010


''Beethoven’s “Moonlight sonata”, a name coined by German music critic Ludwig Rellstab after Beethoven’s death, is one of the most widely known classical music pieces, and has been since it was composed some 200 years ago.

But let us examine it more closely and look at the facts surrounding the piece, find past and future musical connections and, of course, compare and choose the best recordings of the sonata.
It is said that Beethoven was inspired to write the sonata while visiting Lake Balaton, located in Hungary..''

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