BEETHOVEN 200 YEARS AGO TODAY: Tuesday, June 17, 1823

The S.A. Steiner & Co. publishing house today repeats its advertisement in the Wiener Zeitung at 553 its new luxury editions of the Pathétique Sonata (1798) and the Kreutzer Sonata (1803), proving the already enduring nature of these works.

The Pathétique Sonata is here performed by Krystian Zimerman live: