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Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Opp 57, 78, 79 & 90 / Brendel


Release Date: 12/21/2001 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 442787   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

"There is wonderful playing here, inspired by insight and qualities of intellectual inquiry and rigour that are without peer among classical pianists today – but you wouldn't expect anything less from Alfred Brendel... [A] document of a distinguished interpretation [and] a snapshot of the artist as well." -- Stephen Plaistow, Gramophone [11/1995] "There is wonderful playing here, inspired by insight and qualities of intellectual inquiry and rigour that are without peer among classical pianists today – but you wouldn't expect anything less from Alfred Brendel... [A] document of a distinguished interpretation [and] a snapshot of the artist as well." -- Stephen Plaistow, Gramophone [11/1995] Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 25 in G major, Op. 79 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 24 in F sharp major, Op. 78 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 27 in E minor, Op. 90 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804-1805; Vienna, Austria 

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