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Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos 8, 14, 15 & 21 / Wilhelm Kempff


Release Date: 03/16/1987 
Label:  Dg Galleria Catalog #: 415834   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

"For lyrical finesse combined with the most concentrated poetic emergy Wilhelm Kempff remains unrivalled in this repertoire." -- Bryce Morrison, Gramophone "For lyrical finesse combined with the most concentrated poetic emergy Wilhelm Kempff remains unrivalled in this repertoire." -- Bryce Morrison, Gramophone Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 15 in D major, Op. 28 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 24 in F sharp major, Op. 78 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 

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 agitato
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 vivace
Piano Sonata No.15 in D, Op.28 -"Pastorale": 4. Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo
Piano Sonata No.24 In F Sharp, Op.78 "For Therese": 1. Adagio cantabile - Allegro ma non troppo
Piano Sonata No.24 In F Sharp, Op.78 "For Therese": 2. Allegro vivace

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