While working on an assignment based on secondary leading-tone chords, I found this excerpt that I am not quite familiar with:

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I see a secondary leading-tone seventh chord to the dominant, then a cadential six-four, repeated Ebs which represent the V, and then the tonic chord. The key is Ab minor.

Can someone identify this piece?

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    I don't know whether you did the analysis, but for me it's missing an implied Eb chord on the last eighth of the first measure. – PiedPiper Nov 10 '19 at 14:20
  • @PiedPiper - I did the analysis. – user7708 Nov 13 '19 at 13:33
  • @PiedPiper - it is Ddim7ㅡAbm/EbㅡEbㅡAbm. (vii*7/Vㅡi6/4ㅡVㅡi) – user7708 Nov 16 '19 at 11:08

It's the third movement of Beethoven's Piano Sonata no.31 in A flat (op.110) - III. Adagio ma non troppo.

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