Beethoven, Ludwig Van. (1770-1827)
Grosse Sonate für das Hammer-Klavier...Op:106 ["Hammerklavier Sonata"]
Vienna: Artaria und Comp.. [1832/33].
59 pages, 4to (c.31.5 x 24.8cm). Engraved throughout, [PN] 2588. Priced at "3 f. 12 x C.M." and including the "Catalogue des Oeuvres." Printed from the plates of the first edition. Scattered foxing throughout, toned around the edges, else fine. Hoboken 437. Kinsky p. 295 . Contained in a custom cloth box.
Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 (known as the Große Sonate für das Hammerklavier, or more simply as the Hammerklavier) is widely considered to be one of the most important works of the composer's third period and one of the greatest of all piano sonatas.