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Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas / Schiff


Release Date: 12/16/2016 
Label:  Ecm   Catalog #: 002587102   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenFranz SchubertWolfgang Amadeus MozartFranz Joseph Haydn,   ... 
Performer:  András Schiff
Number of Discs: 11 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This specially-priced 11 CD edition contains the complete piano sonatas by Ludwig van Beethoven, recorded live in concert at the Tonhalle in Zürich. It also includes the encores from these concerts with works by Schubert, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Bach, as well as an extensive booklet, which re-collects all original conversations around the sonatas, and adds an insightful new text by András Schiff reflecting upon the Encores after Beethoven.

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REVIEWS OF PREVIOUSLY RELEASED VOLUMES COMPRISING THIS SET:

Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas Vol 6

This cycle is one very much
Read more for our times, bringing Beethoven with a refreshing directness and interpretative clarity which will make this cycle one of the best for a long time to come.

– MusicWeb International

Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas Vol 7 and Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas Vol 8

For me, these are desert island CDs. Schiff’s “Hammerklavier” and last three sonatas come with a most urgent buy recommendation.

– Fanfare Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 1 in F minor, Op. 2 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/07/2004 
Venue:  Live  Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland 
Length: 21 Minutes 3 Secs. 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 2 no 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/07/2004 
Venue:  Live  Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland 
Length: 27 Minutes 47 Secs. 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 4 in E flat major, Op. 7 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1797; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/07/2004 
Venue:  Live  Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland 
Length: 30 Minutes 47 Secs. 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in A major, Op. 2 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/07/2004 
Venue:  Live  Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland 
Length: 28 Minutes 27 Secs. 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 5 in C minor, Op. 10 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795-1797; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/28/2004 
Venue:  Live  Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland 
Length: 18 Minutes 0 Secs. 
6.
Sonata for Piano no 6 in F major, Op. 10 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1797; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/28/2004 
Venue:  Live  Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland 
Length: 16 Minutes 51 Secs. 
7.
Sonata for Piano no 7 in D major, Op. 10 no 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/28/2004 
Venue:  Live  Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland 
Length: 21 Minutes 47 Secs. 
8.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/28/2004 
Venue:  Live  Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland 
Length: 19 Minutes 55 Secs. 
9.
Sonata for Piano no 19 in G minor, Op. 49 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/27/2005 
Venue:  Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland 
Length: 8 Minutes 20 Secs. 
10.
Sonata for Piano no 20 in G major, Op. 49 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/27/2005 
Venue:  Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland 
Length: 8 Minutes 39 Secs. 
11.
Sonata for Piano no 9 in E major, Op. 14 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/27/2005 
Venue:  Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland 
Length: 14 Minutes 50 Secs. 
12.
Sonata for Piano no 10 in G major, Op. 14 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1799; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Sonata for Piano no 11 in B flat major, Op. 22 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/27/2005 
Venue:  Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland 
Length: 25 Minutes 31 Secs. 
14.
Sonata for Piano no 12 in A flat major, Op. 26 "Funeral March" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
15.
Sonata for Piano no 13 in E flat major, Op. 27 no 1 "Quasi una fantasia" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
16.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Sonata for Piano no 15 in D major, Op. 28 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Sonata for Piano no 16 in G major, Op. 31 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
19.
Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31 no 2 "Tempest" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
20.
Sonata for Piano no 18 in E flat major, Op. 31 no 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
21.
Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803-1804; Vienna, Austria 
22.
Andante for Piano in F major, WoO 57 "Andante Favori" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
23.
Sonata for Piano no 22 in F major, Op. 54 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 13 Minutes 2 Secs. 
24.
Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804-1805; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 25 Minutes 25 Secs. 
25.
Sonata for Piano no 24 in F sharp major, Op. 78 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 47 Secs. 
26.
Sonata for Piano no 25 in G major, Op. 79 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 15 Secs. 
27.
Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809-1810; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 16 Minutes 51 Secs. 
28.
Sonata for Piano no 27 in E minor, Op. 90 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 13 Minutes 36 Secs. 
29.
Sonata for Piano no 28 in A major, Op. 101 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 20 Minutes 8 Secs. 
30.
Sonata for Piano no 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1817-1818; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 41 Minutes 26 Secs. 
31.
Sonata for Piano no 30 in E major, Op. 109 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 
32.
Sonata for Piano no 31 in A flat major, Op. 110 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1821-1822; Vienna, Austria 
33.
Sonata for Piano no 32 in C minor, Op. 111 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1821-1822; Vienna, Austria 
34.
Pieces (3) for Piano, D 946: no 1 in E flat minor by Franz Schubert
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/07/2004 
Length: 7 Minutes 29 Secs. 
35.
Allegretto for Piano in C minor, D 915 by Franz Schubert
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/28/2004 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
36.
Gigue for Keyboard in G major, K 574 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/28/2004 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
37.
Sonata for Keyboard no 32 in G minor, H 16 no 44 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Written: 1778 
Date of Recording: 02/27/2005 
Length: 13 Minutes 37 Secs. 
38.
Hungarian melody for Piano in B minor, D 817 by Franz Schubert
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/24/2005 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
39.
Andante for Piano in F major, WoO 57 "Andante Favori" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/04/2005 
Length: 8 Minutes 42 Secs. 
40.
Partita No.1 b-flat major BWV 825: Menuet I and II by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/02/2006 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
41.
Partita No.1 b-flat major BWV 825: Gigue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/02/2006 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
42.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 22 in B flat minor, BWV 867 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/21/2006 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 

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