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Beethoven for quieter moments

In my ignorance, I had only ever associated Beethoven with bombastic orchestra music, such as his famous 5th Symphony (bah-bah-bah BAHHHH!). Then a few years ago I picked up a CD that was rather helpfully titled Beethoven for Book Lovers, and was introduced to his exquisitely beautiful (and not at all bombastic) sonatas and string quartets. Here are a few of my personal favourites, which you may or may not already be acquainted with.

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