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Exploring Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas Part 2

Curtis Institute of Music via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Music
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Start Date
  • Duration 7 weeks long

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Welcome to Part 2 of Exploring Beethoven's Piano Sonatas!

I'm delighted to launch another set of new lectures of this course as Part 2. As before, this class is meant for people of all levels of experience with Beethoven's music (including no experience at all!). Remember that you are able to watch the lectures as many times as you like, at whatever pace is comfortable for you.
As I’ve done with the first set of Beethoven lectures, I look forward to meeting with students—online and in person, in various cities. The dates and locations will be posted in the Announcements and Events section, as part of the course content. So please remember to check back there for details.

In these four new lectures, we will explore the following sonatas:
• Sonata Op. 2, No. 3
• Sonata Op. 13 (“Pathetique”)
• Sonata Op. 53 (“Waldstein”)
• Sonata Op. 90

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Taught by

Jonathan Biss

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Wonderful class! Mr. Biss is an excellent teacher (and performer) and provides wonderful insights into the Beethoven sonatas, helping the student better understand an appreciate the works.
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