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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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1. sonata No. 1 ... . 1 - I Allegro vivace.mp3 6:05 8.351Mb Unknown mp3
2. Sonata No. 1 ... 1 - II Adagio grazioso.mp3 11:07 15.25Mb Unknown mp3
3. Sonata No. 1 ... III Rondo (Allegretto).mp3 6:55 9.489Mb Unknown mp3
4. Sonata No. 1 ... t'' - I Largo. Allegro.mp3 8:47 12.04Mb Unknown mp3
5. Sonata No. 1 ... Tempest'' - II Adagio.mp3 8:29 11.64Mb Unknown mp3
6. Sonata No. 1 ... est'' - III Allegretto.mp3 6:41 9.169Mb Unknown mp3
Sonata No. 16 in G Op. 31 No. 1 - Completo.wav 24:02 242.5Mb WAV audio wav
Sonata No. 17 i ... e Tempest'' - Completo.wav 23:51 240.6Mb WAV audio wav

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