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Beethoven: Piano Sonatas / Kovacevich

Beethoven / Kovacevich,Stephen
Release Date: 09/11/2012 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 23081   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 28 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

One of America's finest pianists plays six of the German master's subtitled solo sonatas, including the Pathetique, the Moonlight, and the Hammerklavier. One of America's finest pianists plays six of the German master's subtitled solo sonatas, including the Pathetique, the Moonlight, and the Hammerklavier. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London 
Length: 18 Minutes 37 Secs. 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London 
Length: 15 Minutes 48 Secs. 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803-1804; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 23 Minutes 23 Secs. 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809-1810; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London 
Length: 15 Minutes 36 Secs. 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804-1805; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London 
Length: 24 Minutes 24 Secs. 
6.
Sonata for Piano no 25 in G major, Op. 79 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London 
Length: 9 Minutes 21 Secs. 
7.
Sonata for Piano no 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1817-1818; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Lyndhurst Hall, Air Studios, London 
Length: 29 Minutes 4 Secs. 

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