Sonata No. 14 in C

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Sonata No.14 in C#m (Moonlight Sonata)
Song Sonata No. 14 in C
By Depeche Mode
Songwriter Ludwig van Beethoven
Produced by Depeche Mode
Dave Bascombe
Daniel Miller
Recorded at Guillaume Tell (Paris)
Konk (London)
Puk Studios, Denmark
Length (mm:ss) 5:36
Key C♯ minor
Recorded February - July, 1987
Originally released 16 May 1988
Live performances as Depeche Mode 0 times *
Total live performances 0 times *

"Sonata no. 14 in C♯m" is a recording of Alan Wilder performing Piano Sonata No. 14 in C♯ minor "Quasi una fantasia", Op. 27, No. 2, popularly known as the Moonlight Sonata by German composer Ludwig van Beethoven. Wilder's performance was included as a B-side on the "Little 15" single on 16 May 1988.


In 1997, Wilder told Release magazine that it was actually Martin Gore's idea to record it.

Dates where Sonata No. 14 in C was played

Sonata No. 14 in C has never been played live.

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