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Title: The Complete Piano Sonatas
Otros títulos: Piano Sonatas
Klaviersonaten
Sonates Pour Piano
Les 32 Sonates Pour Piano
Las Sonatas Para Piano Completa
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Ludwig Van Beethoven; Alfred Brendel
Código CDU: Bee.14
Forma Musical: Sonatas (Piano) Piano music
Abstract: The developments that took place during the nineteenth century both in the piano itself and in the techniques of writing for it (the two are, of course, not separable) should not obscure the fact that, of all who have composed for it, Beethoven was the most inexhaustibly inventive - in Stravinsky's phrase, the monarch of the instrument. Among the major masters only Bach, Beethoven, and perhaps Schubert revealed in keyboard music the full depth and range of their art. At Bonn Beethoven's first teacher, Neefe, introduced him to the "Forty-eight," in which the child must have found an unsurpassable paradigm of variety in textures, to say nothing of the imaginative splendours of the music itself. So, although the mature Beethoven would occasionally write some trifle for the drawing-room, the piano was, from his earliest years, an instrument to which he could entrust his deepest thoughts; in 32 sonatas even hostile criticism can find nothing making concession to polite sentiment or to fashion. ...


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8. Sonata No. 1 ... Pastoral'' - I Allegro.mp3 10:44 14.72Mb Unknown mp3
9. Sonata No. 1 ... astoral'' - II Andante.mp3 6:46 9.292Mb Unknown mp3
10. Sonata No. ... Scherzo (Allegro assa).mp3 2:19 3.191Mb Unknown mp3
11. Sonata No. ... Allegro ma non troppo).mp3 5:22 7.368Mb Unknown mp3
Sonata No. 13 i ... p. 27 No. 1 - Completo.wav 15:20 154.7Mb WAV audio wav
Sonata No. 14 i ... Moonlight'' - Completo.wav 15:58 161.1Mb WAV audio wav
1. Sonata No. 1 ... 1 - I Andante. Allegro.mp3 4:36 6.320Mb Unknown mp3
2 & 3. Sonata N ... Adagio con espressione.mp3 4:52 6.690Mb Unknown mp3
4. Sonata No. 1 ... Allegro vivace. Presto.mp3 5:56 8.142Mb Unknown mp3
5. Sonata No. 1 ... ' - I Adagio sostenuto.mp3 6:05 8.358Mb Unknown mp3
6 & 7. Sonata N ... Allegretto, III Presto.mp3 9:57 13.65Mb Unknown mp3
Sonata No. 15 i ... 'Pastoral'' - Completo.wav 25:04 253.0Mb WAV audio wav

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