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Beethoven: Favourite Piano Sonatas / Alfred Brendel


Release Date: 01/18/1994 
Label:  Philips Duo Catalog #: 438730   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1975 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 19 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/1972 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 15 Minutes 57 Secs. 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 15 in D major, Op. 28 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1977 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 25 Minutes 6 Secs. 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809-1810; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1977 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 16 Minutes 57 Secs. 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31 no 2 "Tempest" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1977 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 23 Minutes 49 Secs. 
6.
Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803-1804; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1973 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 24 Minutes 54 Secs. 
7.
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 
Date of Recording: 09/1970 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 24 Minutes 34 Secs. 

Sound Samples

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)
Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2 -"Moonlight": 1. Adagio sostenuto
Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2 -"Moonlight": 2. Allegretto
Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2 -"Moonlight": 3. Presto
Piano Sonata No.15 in D, Op.28 -"Pastorale": 1. Allegro
Piano Sonata No.15 in D, Op.28 -"Pastorale": 2. Andante
Piano Sonata No.15 in D, Op.28 -"Pastorale": 3. Scherzo (Allegro assai)
Piano Sonata No.15 in D, Op.28 -"Pastorale": 4. Rondo (Allegro ma non troppo)
Piano Sonata No.26 in E flat, Op.81a -"Les adieux": 1. Das Lebewohl (Adagio - Allegro)
Piano Sonata No.26 in E flat, Op.81a -"Les adieux": 2. Abwesendheit (Andante espressivo)
Piano Sonata No.26 in E flat, Op.81a -"Les adieux": 3. Das Wiedersehn (Vivacissimamente)
Piano Sonata No.17 in D minor, Op.31 No.2 -"Tempest": 1. Largo - Allegro
Piano Sonata No.17 in D minor, Op.31 No.2 -"Tempest": 2. Adagio
Piano Sonata No.17 in D minor, Op.31 No.2 -"Tempest": 3. Allegretto
Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53 -"Waldstein": 1. Allegro con brio
Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53 -"Waldstein": 2. Introduzione (Adagio molto)
Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53 -"Waldstein": 3. Rondo (Allegretto moderato - Prestissimo)
Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op.57 -"Appassionata": 1. Allegro assai
Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op.57 -"Appassionata": 2. Andante con moto
Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op.57 -"Appassionata": 3. Allegro ma non troppo

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