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Beethoven: The Late Piano Sonatas / Wilhelm Kempff


Release Date: 02/11/1997 
Label:  Dg Double Catalog #: 453010   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Piano no 27 in E minor, Op. 90 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 14 Minutes 6 Secs. 
2. Sonata for Piano no 28 in A major, Op. 101 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 17 Minutes 41 Secs. 
3. Sonata for Piano no 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1817-1818; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 40 Minutes 4 Secs. 
4. Sonata for Piano no 30 in E major, Op. 109 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 16 Minutes 54 Secs. 
5. Sonata for Piano no 31 in A flat major, Op. 110 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1821-1822; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 18 Minutes 18 Secs. 
6. Sonata for Piano no 32 in C minor, Op. 111 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1821-1822; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 24 Minutes 11 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Sonata No.27 in E minor, Op.90: 1. Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck
Piano Sonata No.27 in E minor, Op.90: 2. Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen
Piano Sonata No.28 in A, Op.101: 1. Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung (Allegretto ma non troppo)
Piano Sonata No.28 in A, Op.101: 2. Lebhaft, marschmäßig (Vivace alla marcia)
Piano Sonata No.28 in A, Op.101: 3. Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll (Adagio ma non troppo, con affetto)
Piano Sonata No.28 in A, Op.101: 4. Geschwind, doch nicht zu sehr und mit Entschlossenheit (Allegro)
Piano Sonata No.29 in B flat, Op.106 -"Hammerklavier": 1. Allegro
Piano Sonata No.29 in B flat, Op.106 -"Hammerklavier": 2. Scherzo (Assai vivace - Presto - Prestissimo - Tempo I)
Piano Sonata No.29 in B flat, Op.106 -"Hammerklavier": 3. Adagio sostenuto
Piano Sonata No.29 in B flat, Op.106 -"Hammerklavier": 4. Largo - Allegro risoluto
Piano Sonata No.30 in E, Op.109: 1. Vivace, ma non troppo - Adagio espressivo - Tempo I
Piano Sonata No.30 in E, Op.109: 2. Prestissimo
Piano Sonata No.30 in E, Op.109: 3. Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung (Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo)
Piano Sonata No.31 in A flat, Op.110: 1. Moderato cantabile molto espressivo
Piano Sonata No.31 in A flat, Op.110: 2. Allegro molto
Piano Sonata No.31 in A flat, Op.110: 3. Adagio ma non troppo - Fuga (Allegro ma non troppo)
Piano Sonata No.32 in C minor, Op.111: 1. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato
Piano Sonata No.32 in C minor, Op.111: 2. Arietta (Adagio molto semplice e cantabile)

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