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Beethoven: Piano Sonatas

Beethoven / Kovacevich,Stephen / Emi Masters
Release Date: 05/04/2010 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 65922   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  UnspecifiedLudwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 28 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Untitled CD-ROM Track by Unspecified
Period: Modern 
2. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London 
Length: 18 Minutes 37 Secs. 
3. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London 
Length: 15 Minutes 48 Secs. 
4. Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803-1804; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 23 Minutes 23 Secs. 
5. Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809-1810; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London 
Length: 15 Minutes 0 Secs. 
6. Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804-1805; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London 
Length: 24 Minutes 24 Secs. 
7. Sonata for Piano no 25 in G major, Op. 79 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London 
Length: 9 Minutes 21 Secs. 
8. Sonata for Piano no 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1817-1818; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London 
Length: 29 Minutes 4 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor Op. 13 "Pathétique": I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor Op. 13 "Pathétique": II. Adagio cantabile
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor Op. 13 "Pathétique": III. Rondo (Allegro)
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": Adagio sostenuto
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": Allegretto
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": Presto agitato
Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 "'Waldstein": I. Allegro con brio
Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 "'Waldstein": II. Introduzione (Adagio molto)
Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 "'Waldstein": III. Rondo (Allegretto moderato)
Piano Sonata No. 26 in E flat major Op.81a Les Adieux: I. Adagio - Allegro "Les Adieux"
Piano Sonata No. 26 in E flat major Op.81a Les Adieux: II. Andante espressivo "L'Absence"
Piano Sonata No. 26 in E flat major Op.81a Les Adieux: III. Vivacissimamente - Poco andante "Le Retour"
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 - Presto
Piano Sonata No. 25 in G major Op. 79: I. Presto alla tesdesca
Piano Sonata No. 25 in G major Op. 79: II. Andante
Piano Sonata No. 25 in G major Op. 79: III. Vivace
Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat major Op. 106 Hammerklavier: I. Allegro
Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat major Op. 106 Hammerklavier: II. Scherzo (Assai vivace) - Presto
Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat major Op. 106 Hammerklavier: III. Adagio sostenuto (Appassionato e con molto sentimento)
Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat major Op. 106 Hammerklavier: IV. Largo - Allegro risoluto

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