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Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Op 22, 26, 49 / Louis Lortie


Release Date: 10/19/1999 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9755   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Louis Lortie
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Piano no 11 in B flat major, Op. 22 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1998 
Length: 26 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2. Sonata for Piano no 12 in A flat major, Op. 26 "Funeral March" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1998 
Length: 20 Minutes 11 Secs. 
3. Sonata for Piano no 19 in G minor, Op. 49 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1998 
Length: 7 Minutes 32 Secs. 
4. Sonata for Piano no 20 in G major, Op. 49 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1998 
Length: 8 Minutes 54 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Sonata No. 12 in A flat major, Op. 26: I. Andante con variazioni
Piano Sonata No. 12 in A flat major, Op. 26: II. Scherzo: Allegro molto
Piano Sonata No. 12 in A flat major, Op. 26: III. Marcia funebre sulla morte d'un Eroe
Piano Sonata No. 12 in A flat major, Op. 26: IV. Allegro
Piano Sonata No. 11 in B flat major, Op. 22: I. Allegro con brio
Piano Sonata No. 11 in B flat major, Op. 22: II. Adagio con molta espressione
Piano Sonata No. 11 in B flat major, Op. 22: III. Minuetto
Piano Sonata No. 11 in B flat major, Op. 22: IV. Rondo: Allegretto
Piano Sonata No. 19 in G minor, Op. 49, No. 1: I. Andante
Piano Sonata No. 19 in G minor, Op. 49, No. 1: II. Rondo: Allegro
Piano Sonata No. 20 in G major, Op. 49, No. 2: I. Allegro, ma non troppo
Piano Sonata No. 20 in G major, Op. 49, No. 2: II. Tempo di menuetto

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