Sonata Pathétique in C Minor


First Movement (4)

The second theme (from bar 51) begins in the key of E flat minor and takes its time to arrive at the expected key of E flat major. I like to start with the LH, making sure it is solid and reliable, before adding the RH. The problems we need to solve are keeping the LH free in the repeated notes and managing the RH crossings accurately. We’ll also need to find a solution for the RH ornaments.

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