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Collectors Edition - Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas/ Barenboim


Release Date: 11/09/1999 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 463127   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim
Number of Discs: 9 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 11 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Piano no 1 in F minor, Op. 2 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 17 Minutes 37 Secs. 
2. Sonata for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 2 no 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 26 Minutes 55 Secs. 
3. Sonata for Piano no 4 in E flat major, Op. 7 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1797; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 29 Minutes 38 Secs. 
4. Sonata for Piano no 5 in C minor, Op. 10 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795-1797; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 19 Minutes 8 Secs. 
5. Sonata for Piano no 6 in F major, Op. 10 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1797; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 12 Minutes 21 Secs. 
6. Sonata for Piano no 7 in D major, Op. 10 no 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 24 Minutes 10 Secs. 
7. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 19 Minutes 37 Secs. 
8. Sonata for Piano no 9 in E major, Op. 14 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 14 Minutes 33 Secs. 
9. Sonata for Piano no 10 in G major, Op. 14 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1799; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 15 Minutes 51 Secs. 
10. Sonata for Piano no 11 in B flat major, Op. 22 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 26 Minutes 34 Secs. 
11. Sonata for Piano no 12 in A flat major, Op. 26 "Funeral March" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 20 Minutes 41 Secs. 
12. Sonata for Piano no 13 in E flat major, Op. 27 no 1 "Quasi una fantasia" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 16 Minutes 35 Secs. 
13. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 16 Minutes 29 Secs. 
14. Sonata for Piano no 15 in D major, Op. 28 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 26 Minutes 58 Secs. 
15. Sonata for Piano no 16 in G major, Op. 31 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 24 Minutes 30 Secs. 
16. Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31 no 2 "Tempest" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 24 Minutes 29 Secs. 
17. Sonata for Piano no 18 in E flat major, Op. 31 no 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 23 Minutes 13 Secs. 
18. Sonata for Piano no 19 in G minor, Op. 49 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 59 Secs. 
19. Sonata for Piano no 20 in G major, Op. 49 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 8 Minutes 30 Secs. 
20. Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803-1804; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 27 Minutes 32 Secs. 
21. Sonata for Piano no 22 in F major, Op. 54 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 12 Minutes 1 Secs. 
22. Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804-1805; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 26 Minutes 34 Secs. 
23. Sonata for Piano no 24 in F sharp major, Op. 78 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 10 Minutes 1 Secs. 
24. Sonata for Piano no 25 in G major, Op. 79 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 9 Minutes 27 Secs. 
25. Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809-1810; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 18 Minutes 46 Secs. 
26. Sonata for Piano no 27 in E minor, Op. 90 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 14 Minutes 25 Secs. 
27. Sonata for Piano no 28 in A major, Op. 101 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 21 Minutes 26 Secs. 
28. Sonata for Piano no 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1817-1818; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 50 Minutes 18 Secs. 
29. Sonata for Piano no 30 in E major, Op. 109 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 22 Minutes 18 Secs. 
30. Sonata for Piano no 31 in A flat major, Op. 110 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1821-1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 22 Minutes 3 Secs. 
31. Sonata for Piano no 32 in C minor, Op. 111 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1821-1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 30 Minutes 30 Secs. 
32. Sonata for Piano no 2 in A major, Op. 2 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981-84 
Venue:  Mutualité, Paris, France 
Length: 24 Minutes 14 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Sonata No.1 in F minor, Op.2 No.1: 1. Allegro
Piano Sonata No.1 in F minor, Op.2 No.1: 2. Adagio
Piano Sonata No.1 in F minor, Op.2 No.1: 3. Menuetto (Allegretto)
Piano Sonata No.1 in F minor, Op.2 No.1: 4. Prestissimo
Piano Sonata No.2 in A, Op.2 No.2: 1. Allegro vivace
Piano Sonata No.2 in A, Op.2 No.2: 2. Largo appassionato
Piano Sonata No.2 in A, Op.2 No.2: 3. Scherzo (Allegretto)
Piano Sonata No.2 in A, Op.2 No.2: 4. Rondo (Grazioso)
Piano Sonata No.3 in C, Op.2 No.3: 1. Allegro con brio
Piano Sonata No.3 in C, Op.2 No.3: 2. Adagio
Piano Sonata No.3 in C, Op.2 No.3: 3. Scherzo (Allegro)
Piano Sonata No.3 in C, Op.2 No.3: 4. Allegro assai
Piano Sonata No.5 in C minor, Op.10 No.1: 1. Allegro molto e con brio
Piano Sonata No.5 in C minor, Op.10 No.1: 2. Adagio molto
Piano Sonata No.5 in C minor, Op.10 No.1: 3. Finale (Prestissimo)
Piano Sonata No.6 in F, Op.10 No.2: 1. Allegro
Piano Sonata No.6 in F, Op.10 No.2: 2. Allegretto
Piano Sonata No.6 in F, Op.10 No.2: 3. Presto
Piano Sonata No.7 in D, Op.10 No.3: 1. Presto
Piano Sonata No.7 in D, Op.10 No.3: 2. Largo e mesto
Piano Sonata No.7 in D, Op.10 No.3: 3. Menuetto (Allegro)
Piano Sonata No.7 in D, Op.10 No.3: 4. Rondo (Allegro)
Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13 -"Pathétique": 1. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio
Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13 -"Pathétique": 2. Adagio cantabile
Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13 -"Pathétique": 3. Rondo (Allegro)

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 This is one beautiful cycle.................. January 23, 2012 By Peter Rossetti (Lakewood, CA) See All My Reviews "Everything hear is played with warmth, depth and beauty. DBs high notes sound like bells ringing and his lows rumble. Beautifully rich DDD recordings.
Joins my favs, Gilels, Kempf, Arrau.

Can't stop listening. Gorgeous"
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