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Beethoven: Piano Sonatas / Friedrich Gulda


Release Date: 03/14/1995 
Label:  London/Decca Double Decker Catalog #: 443012   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 27 Mins. 

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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:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 17 Minutes 33 Secs. 
2. Sonata for Piano no 15 in D major, Op. 28 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 21 Minutes 39 Secs. 
3. Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31 no 2 "Tempest" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 21 Minutes 31 Secs. 
4. Sonata for Piano no 22 in F major, Op. 54 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 10 Minutes 52 Secs. 
5. Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803-1804; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 21 Minutes 44 Secs. 
6. Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804-1805; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 19 Minutes 29 Secs. 
7. Sonata for Piano no 24 in F sharp major, Op. 78 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 9 Minutes 6 Secs. 
8. Sonata for Piano no 32 in C minor, Op. 111 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1821-1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 24 Minutes 51 Secs. 

Sound Samples

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
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 assai)
Piano Sonata No.15 in D, Op.28 -"Pastorale": 4. Rondo (Allegro ma non troppo)
Piano Sonata No.17 in D minor, Op.31 No.2 -"Tempest": 1. Largo - Allegro
Piano Sonata No.17 in D minor, Op.31 No.2 -"Tempest": 2. Adagio
Piano Sonata No.17 in D minor, Op.31 No.2 -"Tempest": 3. Allegretto
Piano Sonata No.22 in F, Op.54: 1. In Tempo d'un Menuetto
Piano Sonata No.22 in F, Op.54: 2. Allegretto
Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53 -"Waldstein": 1. Allegro con brio
Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53 -"Waldstein": 2. Introduzione (Adagio molto)
Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53 -"Waldstein": 3. Rondo (Allegretto moderato - Prestissimo)
Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op.57 -"Appassionata": 1. Allegro assai
Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op.57 -"Appassionata": 2. Andante con moto
Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op.57 -"Appassionata": 3. 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
Piano Sonata No.32 in C minor, Op.111: 1. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato
Piano Sonata No.32 in C minor, Op.111: 2. Arietta (Adagio molto semplice e cantabile)

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