Saturday, January 29, 2011

Tempest! – Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), famous German composer, was asked once why is his Sonata Op.31 No.2 in D minor named "The Tempest Sonata ".

Beethoven, who was known as closed and unfriendly man, replied:

- You want to know why is this is sonata called "The Tempest "? Then read attentively Shakespeare’s Tempest!
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