Great Performances

Beethoven Interrupts His "Kreutzer" Sonata

Clip: Season 49 Episode 6 | 1m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

As host and violinist Scott Yoo and pianist Anna Polonsky attempt to record Beethoven's "Kreutzer" Sonata, the increasingly irritated composer reminisces about his own history with the piece.

Aired: 10/29/21

Rating: NR

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