Learn the first movement of the Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven on piano with this tutorial! Please enjoy!
Arranged by Andrew Wrangell
Edited by Samuel Dickenson
Many people are familiar with this beautiful piece of music, but few know that it is supposed to be performed at twice the speed most pianists take it at! It has become so ubiquitous to hear this famous piece taken at a slow speed that some publishers have changed the time signature and tempo marking to fit performances. This first movement of the Op. 27. No. 2 Piano Sonata No. 14 by Beethoven is a true classic: it has remained well-loved and well-known for generations, cherished among piano students, teachers and concert pianists alike. Enjoy our tutorial!