Moonlighting - David Farnon and Ludwig van Beethoven
Moonlighting, for double string orchestra with piano, was inspired by Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata. It uses musical ideas from the sonata as well as other thematic references to Beethoven. It was released in July 2021 as part of the album Chromium X Classics.
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Please note: Suitable for intermediate level. This title is available for digital download only/print at home.
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Who was Beethoven’s “Immortal Beloved”? The woman he loved above all others. One possibility is Countess Giulietta Guicciardi, the dedicatee of his so-called “Moonlight” Sonata. Moonlighting takes musical elements from the well known, calmly serene first movement of this work and transforms them into a depiction of Beethoven in love. An expression of the passion, joy, sorrow and heartache he felt for the women he desired but could ultimately never have.
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