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Beethoven: Variations on "La stressa", Sonata Appassionata / Mangova


Release Date: 02/12/2008 
Label:  Fuga Libera   Catalog #: 530   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Plamena Mangova
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

For Plamena Mangova, 2007 will remain a red letter year. After achieving second place at the prestigious Queen Elizabeth piano competition, her first CD, recorded for Fuga Libera (Shostakovich, FUG517), was awarded, among other distinctions, with a Diapason d'Or 2007. We now present her second and much anticipated recital, devoted to Beethoven. The young Bulgarian musician has made a deep impression with her interpretation of Beethoven during the 'Concours Reine Elisabeth', showing total commitment and an exceptional range of colour. Revolving around the 'Appassionata' Sonata, which Beethoven might have written for her, the programme includes an irresistibly charming rarity - the Variations on 'La Stessa, Stessissima' - and his ultimate Read more masterpiece: the 'Bagatelles' op.126. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Variations (10) for Piano on Salieri's "La stressa le stessissima", WoO 73 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Plamena Mangova (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1799; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Plamena Mangova (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804-1805; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Bagatelles (6) for Piano, Op. 126 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Plamena Mangova (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

10 Variations on the Duet La stessa, le stessissima from Salieri's Falstaff in B flat major, WoO 73: Thema
10 Variations on the Duet La stessa, le stessissima from Salieri's Falstaff in B flat major, WoO 73: Variation 1
10 Variations on the Duet La stessa, le stessissima from Salieri's Falstaff in B flat major, WoO 73: Variation 2
10 Variations on the Duet La stessa, le stessissima from Salieri's Falstaff in B flat major, WoO 73: Variation 3
10 Variations on the Duet La stessa, le stessissima from Salieri's Falstaff in B flat major, WoO 73: Variation 4
10 Variations on the Duet La stessa, le stessissima from Salieri's Falstaff in B flat major, WoO 73: Variation 5
10 Variations on the Duet La stessa, le stessissima from Salieri's Falstaff in B flat major, WoO 73: Variation 6
10 Variations on the Duet La stessa, le stessissima from Salieri's Falstaff in B flat major, WoO 73: Variation 7
10 Variations on the Duet La stessa, le stessissima from Salieri's Falstaff in B flat major, WoO 73: Variation 8
10 Variations on the Duet La stessa, le stessissima from Salieri's Falstaff in B flat major, WoO 73: Variation 9
10 Variations on the Duet La stessa, le stessissima from Salieri's Falstaff in B flat major, WoO 73: Variation 10
Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57, "Appassionata": I. Allegro assai
Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57, "Appassionata": II. Andante con moto
Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57, "Appassionata": III. Allegro ma non troppo
6 Bagatelles, Op. 126: No. 1 in G major
6 Bagatelles, Op. 126: No. 2 in G minor
6 Bagatelles, Op. 126: No. 3 in E flat major
6 Bagatelles, Op. 126: No. 4 in B minor
6 Bagatelles, Op. 126: No. 5 in G major
6 Bagatelles, Op. 126: No. 6 in E flat major

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