This edition, which is unparalleled in terms of its philological accuracy, has been edited by world-renowned Beethoven expert Jonathan Del Mar guaranteeing a musical text at the forefront of musicological scholarship. Each volume is equipped with a table of contents including incipits of each sonata. Running titles with opus and movement numbers enable a quick identification of individual works and movements. Volume I includes a Foreword (Eng/Ger) which covers all salient editorial issues with regard to Beethoven's notation and performance practice issues, supplemented by facsimile pages. An indispensable standard work at the cutting edge of Beethoven scholarship!