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Expanded Edition - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas / Horowitz


Release Date: 08/03/2004 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 92744   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz
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:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 15 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City (04/20/1972 - 04/27/1972) 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803-1804; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/20/1972 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 23 Minutes 51 Secs. 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804-1805; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 23 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City (10/25/1972 - 10/30/1972) 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 1st movement, Grave-Allegro di molto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 32 Secs. 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 

Sound Samples

I. Adagio sostenuto
II. Allegretto
III. Presto agitato
I. Allegro con brio
II. Introduzione. Adagio molto - attacca:
III. Rondo. Allegretto moderato - Prestissimo
I. Allegro assai
II. Andante con moto - attacca
III. Allegro, ma non troppo - Presto
I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio (Excerpts)
II. Adagio cantabile (Excerpts)

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 Horowitz is Horowitz November 1, 2012 By crawford murphy (Asheville, NC) See All My Reviews "At his best and most enjoyable, technique, wonderment as to how he does it and beauty of interpretation." Report Abuse
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