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Schubert: Piano Sonatas D 840 & D 894 / Mitsuko Uchida


Release Date: 01/13/1998 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 454453   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Schubert
Performer:  Mitsuko Uchida
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

This recording received a 1998 "Critic's Choice" award from Gramophone
magazine.
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (3/98, p.67) - Performance: 5 (out of 5), Sound: 5 (out of 5) - "...Unchida is without question a great Schubert interpreter....[In the G major Sonata] She brings a thrilling sense of rhythmic bite to the passionate outbursts of the second movement....[in the finale] her melting, constantly flickering touch will seduce almost every lover of piano-playing..."
This recording received a 1998 "Critic's Choice" award from Gramophone
magazine.
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (3/98, p.67) - Performance: 5 (out of 5), Sound: 5 (out of 5) - "...Unchida is without question a great Schubert interpreter....[In the G major Sonata] She brings a thrilling sense of rhythmic bite to the passionate outbursts of the second movement....[in the finale] her melting, constantly flickering touch will seduce almost every lover of piano-playing..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Piano in C major, D 840 "Reliquie" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Mitsuko Uchida (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
2. Sonata for Piano in G major, D 894/Op. 78 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Mitsuko Uchida (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

Piano Sonata No.15 in C, D.840: 1. Moderato
Piano Sonata No.15 in C, D.840: 2. Andante
Piano Sonata No.18 in G, D.894: 1. Molto moderato e cantabile
Piano Sonata No.18 in G, D.894: 2. Andante
Piano Sonata No.18 in G, D.894: 3. Menuetto (Allegro moderato)
Piano Sonata No.18 in G, D.894: 4. Allegretto

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