'''Piano Sonata No. 3''' in C major, Op. 2, No. 3, is a sonata written for solo piano, composed in 1796. It is dedicated to Joseph Haydn and is often referred to as Beethoven's first virtuosic piano sonata. It is both the weightiest and longest of the three Opus 2 sonatas.
It presents many difficulties, including difficult trills, awkward hand movements, and wrist rotation.