In this educational video, viewers get a 28-minute look at one of the best-known works of the famed composer Beethoven. His last sonata, Opus 111, is written with just two movements. Those two movements are starkly juxtaposed to one another with very different styles that have created a highly interesting, contrasting work for this video to explore. The video looks at the energy and excitement of the first movement and then the calm and serene sound of the second movement. The second movement is played in this video so that viewers can hear the complete movement and experience its elemental quality. Learn about the contrasting quality of the two movements together and what the complete piece has to say to the listener.