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In 2020 the musical world commemorates the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's death. His 1800 Sonata in F for fortepiano and horn, Op. 17 remains one of the most popular pieces for the natural horn often to the detriment of other, equally compelling, works from the period. 



Friedrich Starke (1774–1835)
Adagio und Rondo in F major Op. 105  (pre 1821)

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Sonata in F, Op. 17 (1800)

i. Allegro moderato
ii. Poco Adagio, quasi Andante
iii. Rondo: Allegro moderato

Ferdinand Ries (1784–1838)
Grande Sonate in F major Op. 34  (1811)

i. Larghetto - Allegro moderato
ii. Andante
iii. Rondo: Allegro


Eugene Thurner (1785–1827)
Grande Sonate in E Op. 29 (1813)

i. Allegro
ii. Largo molto
iii. Rondo: Allegro moderato

Hendrik Coenraad Steup (1778–1827)
Sonate in E flat Op. 11 (1820)

i.Allegro brillante
ii. Andante espressivo
iii. Rondo Allegro

* A one hour recital version of this programme is also available.