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Moonlight

Moonlight SonataLudwig van Beethoven
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Moonlight Sonata is a sonata that Beethoven composed at the age of 31, after he started having hearing problems. Beethoven premiered the work himself and dedicated it to Countess Giulietta Guicciardi, who was his student for a short time. In fact, the name Beethoven gave to this sonata is "Quasi una Fantasia". When the poet Lugwig Rellstab described the music as "a moonlight shining on the lake" in 1832, the work was named "Moonlight Sonata".

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