Ludwig van Beethoven completed this piano sonata in 1801. It is said to be dedicated to Countess Giulietta Guicciardi. It is in C sharp minor. Beethoven included "Quasi una fantasia" in the title since it was violating the classical fast-slow-fast arrangements in sonata forms. In Italian, it means almost a fantasia.
I have tried to play first the Adagio sostenuto. Though made several mistakes here, I could not resist publishing it here. My target afterwards is to play Presto agitato. I like this final ferocious movement most; it somehow symbolizes our fight in life.