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Expanded Edition - Rudolf Serkin Plays Beethoven


Release Date: 09/30/2003 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 90395   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
2. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
3. Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804-1805; Vienna, Austria 
4. Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809-1810; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

I. Adagio sostenuto
II. Allegretto
III. Presto agitato
I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio
II. Adagio cantabile
III. Rondo. Allegro
I. Allegro assai
II. Andante con moto
III. Allegro ma non troppo; Presto
I. Les Adieux. Adagio - Allegro
II. L'absence. Andante espressivo
III. Le retour. Vivacissimamente

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Beethoven done well, is to be treasured. Serkin i January 4, 2014 By M. Vega (Mounds View, MN) See All My Reviews "Rudolf Serkin on piano doing Beethoven is masterful. Sonatas: No.2 "Moonlight", No.8 "Pathetique" and No. 23 "Appassionata" are my favorites." Report Abuse
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