Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata No. 1, Opus 2 No. 1
Following 6 youth sonatinas, the Opus 2 composed in 1794-1795 and published in March 1796 put together his first 3 great Sonatas. At that time, Beethoven dedicated them to the “Doctor of Music” Joseph Haydn, his master. First gallop of a future stallion who will dethrone his teacher.