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Beethoven: Sonata 20

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Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonatas :
Sonata 20, Op. 49 No. 2
Sonata 20 Op. 49 No. 2  in G Major by Beethoven piano sheet music
Key: G Major Published: 1797
Level: 5 Period: Classical
piano sheet music Piano score: PS Urtext (644 kB)
piano sheet music Piano score: Ruthardt edition (1513 kB)
piano music mp3 recording Sonata 20 Op. 49 No. 2 1st mvt - FREE SAMPLE (mp3 file)
piano music mp3 recording Sonata 20 Op. 49 No. 2 2nd mvt - FREE SAMPLE (mp3 file)



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question Beethoven Sonata Op 49 no 2 /Bach Goldberg Aria
January 02, 2004, 06:39:14 PM by lani

My daughter is 11 and has been playing for five years.  She would like to play a sonata (she has played quite a few sonatinas-Clementi, Beethoven) and wants to play something longer and more challenging.  Has completed Moart's Turkish Rondo, Chopin Waltzes (A and B minor), Bach Preludes 1 and 23 from WTC, Beethoven Sonatina G, CPE Bach Solfeggio and Czerny Velocity pieces.  Any suggestions or comments re: difficulty/complexity on this piece?  Another student her age recently completed working on this.  Her instructor is open to her learning it.  Her instructor considers her at high intermediate entering advanced level.  Also, she would like to begin competing and is being asked to do the two preludes above for the local Jr. Bach Festival.  This is her first competition.  Will these pieces be appropriate for competition?  She has been practicing them for almost 5 months and is getting almost bored with them-competition is in one month, so there is no time really for her to learn a new Bach piece.  We could wait until next year, so perhaps you all could suggest some other pieces for her to select for next year's competition that might be more challenging. She is very picky about the pieces she enjoys playing but liked these two preludes the best from the WTC.  She loves the aria from the Goldberg Variations-would that be too difficult ?  Thanks!


xx Timing with ornamentations (Bh. Op.49 No.2)
June 30, 2005, 12:38:01 AM by prometheus

In measure four and eight there is a C with a tremelo and a B-C grace note onto B. I have a hard time playing this correctly in time. In the fourth measure it isn't that hard but in the eight the part for the left hand gets more complex.

I can't seem to think both the rhytms at the same time. I am new to the piano. I used to play guitar and that requires perfect left and right hand synchronisation. It seems that my brain has this locked in tightly. The rhythm in the left hand has to be the same as the one in the right. Or is this a natural difficulty? How do I practice this effectively?

I am also unable to tap four against three or other polyrhythms.


xx Which is easier?
October 11, 2006, 07:18:27 PM by stormx

- Beethoven sonata Op.49 n°1

- Beethoven sonata Op.49 n°2

- Mozart sonata K545

I have been playing for 2 years, and my teacher says i can tackle any of them, but i am not so sure  Undecided



xx interpreting beethoven trills
October 27, 2009, 07:18:14 AM by ptyrrell

Hi,

I am re-visiting my past and playing Beethoven Op 49 No 2, and not sure how to interpret the trills.  Do I begin on the upper note?

I would be grateful for any help

Cheers

Pmouse


xx BEETHOVEN'S PIANO SONATA NO. 20 IN G MAJOR
November 26, 2009, 09:09:41 PM by wendellb340

Hi all,
I am a newbie on this board and this is my first post.
I am an amateur pianist. I have up till now only studied only 1 of Beethoven's Piano Sonata's, that being "Moonlight" in C sharp minor (Op27, No.2) I now intend studying Sonata No. 20 in G Major (Op49, No.2). For the last 2 weeks I have spent most of my time by only listening to the music countless times while following the sheet music and I am now ready to approach the piano. I do this because I prefer to play from memory once the score has been thoroughly studied. Is there anybody on this board who has already done this music? If so I would certainly appreciate hearing your experience. Are there any difficult areas you have found and are there perhaps any pitfalls I must watch out for? I have chosen to do this one because it has such a nice cheerful mood. It is like watching children at play.
Your input would be appreciated.
WENDELL BAATJES
Cape Town
South Africa
"I have never understood a bar of music in my life...but I have felt it"...Arthur Rubinstein


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