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Schubert: Piano Sonatas, D. 959 & 960 / Zimerman


Release Date: 09/08/2017 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 002722602  
Composer:  Franz Schubert
Performer:  Krystian Zimerman
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews


The legendary Polish pianist returns in his first solo album for DG for over twenty-five years. Included are revelatory readings of Piano Sonatas D. 959 & D. 960, Schubert’s last major compositions for the piano before his death at age thirty-one. Krystian performed these last two eternal masterworks intensely over the last few years to highest critical acclaim. This album is set to take its place among the great Schubert recordings.

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REVIEW:

Every element of these two sonatas has been worked out, considered; in the hands of a lesser artist the results could have been pernickety but instead they tend towards the transcendent.
Read more This is a marvelously life-enhancing disc. Go and hear it for yourself.

– Gramophone Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano in A major, D 959 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Krystian Zimerman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Sonata for Piano in B flat major, D 960 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Krystian Zimerman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 

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