57 in F minor, commonly called the "Appassionata." Both were composed in 1804. Each has the usual Classical three movementsin the order fast -- slow -- fast; each exhibits the patterns of sonata-form,rondo, or variations, with appropriate key-schemes. But their formalorder has, as it were, been expanded from within by the force of Beethoven'smusical imagination, expressed in that require a structure of hitherto unknown to support their natural development and completion.


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