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Adagio from Beethoven’s Pathetique Sonata


This beautiful arrangement of the Adagio from Ludwig van Beethoven's Pathetique Sonata is sure to be a hit with friends and family. Written in 1778, this piece remains a timeless favorite of the classical repertoire.

The lovely Adagio from Beethoven's Pathetique Sonata is as much fun to practice as it is to listen to. Since it is a melody that nearly everyone recognizes and enjoys, it is perfect for gigs, recitals, and any performance that needs a moment of quiet reflection. Don't worry if the lever changes look intimidating--the chromatic lines are done with right hand only, leaving your left hand free to change the levers.

Two pages; intermediate; many lever changes; key of B flat major. Arranged for any size harp (lowest note C below middle C, highest note third D above middle C).

Listen to Adagio from the Pathetique Sonata (software-generated mp3):