To echoe Beethoven’s own words: ‘Music is the only incorporeal introduction to the world of knowledge… a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy… reaching beyond even the starry sky to the original source. ‘That is indeed where the epiphanies of the ultima verba uttered by the last three sonatas take us: on a journey of initiation that could not be undertaken in reverse. Let us listen to it…
‘The rest is silence’