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Sonata in D Minor, Op. 31, No. 2 (concluded)
Sonata in E Flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3 (Movoment 1)
IT is said that once when Beethoven was living at his summer retreat near Vienna, a horse-man galloped past, and from the beat of the horse's hoofs the composer took the rhythm of the First Main Tune of this Last Movement of the D Minor Sonata.
He was rather fond of a four-note motif (listeners may remember that such a figure was prominently made use of in the opening of the Sonata in D, Op. 10, No. 3, played on Tuesday). The Second Main Tune begins with a little two-note motif, the first note ornamented, which is repeated six times. The opening galloping figure is
On these two themes the Movement is firmlv yet lightly, built .


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