Beethoven’s Sonata in B-flat major, Op. 106, “Hammerklavier,” is the largest and most technically complex of all of Beethoven’s 32 sonatas for piano, and one of the great masterworks of all piano literature.

Written between the summer of 1817 and the autumn of 1818, the work signals Beethoven’s emergence from a fallow creative period and heralds many of the innovations and themes of his late-period works.

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  • Beethoven: The" Hammerklavier " Piano Sonata

    First Session: Sun, Mar 15, 2015, 2:30 pm - 4:15 pm

    Instructor: Louis Rosen  show bio

    Louis Rosen is a songwriter, guitarist, author, teacher and 2005 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow in Music Composition. Louis recently completed his thirtieth year of teaching the music theory and appreciation curriculum for the 92nd Street Y School of Music.

    He has released three albums with vocalist Capathia Jenkins: The Ache of Possibility (Di-Tone, 2009), One Ounce of Truth: The Nikki Giovanni Songs (PS Classics, 2008) and South Side Stories (Rosecap, 2006). The songs from these albums have been heard on hundreds of radio stations around the U.S., as well as part of extended interview/performance segments on Public Radio International’s "Tavis Smiley Show," NPR’s "Tell Me More" and WNYC’s "Soundcheck with John Schaeffer," as well as TV’s "CBS Morning News." Most recently, Louis composed music for Lincoln Center’s Tony-nom...for full instructor biography and other classes taught by this instructor, click here

    Day(s): Sunday

    Sessions: 1

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    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: S251, 2nd Fl, S Bldg

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