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Beethoven: Piano Sonatas / Kim


Release Date: 03/17/2017 
Label:  Accentus   Catalog #: 30409  
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sun-Wook Kim
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews



After his first album with Beethoven's Piano Sonatas Nos. 21 and 29, Sunwook Kim's third solo release with Accentus Music presents an impressive interpretation of Ludwig van Beethoven's three most well-known piano sonatas: Pathetique, Moonlight Sonata, and Appassionata. Sunwook Kim, who won the first prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition in 2006, has matured to become a subtle and accomplished Beethoven specialist, not least thanks to his partnership with the Beethoven House in Bonn, whose unique collection he often consults in his preparation of Beethoven's works. Kim stays close to the original score, yet nevertheless provides a very personal interpretation,
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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:  Sun-Wook Kim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sun-Wook Kim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804-1805; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sun-Wook Kim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 

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