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Beethoven: Complete Sonatas for Piano & Violin [4 CD+DVD]
     

Beethoven: Complete Sonatas for Piano & Violin [4 CD+DVD]

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by Isabelle Faust
 
As well as being a virtuoso pianist, Beethoven was also a competent violinist -- an experience he put to good use in his ten sonatas for violin and piano. Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov have long cherished the project of recording them all. A behind-the-scenes documentary filmed on this occasion (and included in the set on DVD) gives an insight into these

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As well as being a virtuoso pianist, Beethoven was also a competent violinist -- an experience he put to good use in his ten sonatas for violin and piano. Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov have long cherished the project of recording them all. A behind-the-scenes documentary filmed on this occasion (and included in the set on DVD) gives an insight into these artist's careful efforts to get as close as possible to the composer's original intentions. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
09/08/2009
Label:
Harmonia Mundi Fr.
UPC:
0794881923922
catalogNumber:
902025
Rank:
34540

Tracks

  1. Sonata for violin & piano No. 1 in D major, Op. 12/1: 1. Allegro con brio
  2. Sonata for violin & piano No. 1 in D major, Op. 12/1: 2. Andante con moto. Tema con variazioni
  3. Sonata for violin & piano No. 1 in D major, Op. 12/1: 3. Rondo. Allegro
  4. Sonata for violin & piano No. 2 in A major, Op. 12/2: 1. Allegro vivace
  5. Sonata for violin & piano No. 2 in A major, Op. 12/2: 2. Andante, più tosto Allegretto
  6. Sonata for violin & piano No. 2 in A major, Op. 12/2: 3. Allegro piacevole
  7. Sonata for violin & piano No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 12/3: 1. Allegro con spirito
  8. Sonata for violin & piano No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 12/3: 2. Adagio con molt'espressione
  9. Sonata for violin & piano No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 12/3: 3. Rondo (Allegro molto)
  10. Sonata for violin & piano No. 4 in A minor, Op. 23: 1. Presto
  11. Sonata for violin & piano No. 4 in A minor, Op. 23: 2. Andante scherzoso, più Allegretto
  12. Sonata for violin & piano No. 4 in A minor, Op. 23: 3. Allegro molto
  13. Sonata for violin & piano No. 5 in F major ("Spring"), Op. 24: 1. Allegro
  14. Sonata for violin & piano No. 5 in F major ("Spring"), Op. 24: 2. Adagio molto espressivo
  15. Sonata for violin & piano No. 5 in F major ("Spring"), Op. 24: 3. Allegro molto
  16. Sonata for violin & piano No. 5 in F major ("Spring"), Op. 24: 4. Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo
  17. Sonata for violin & piano No. 10 in G major ("The Cockcrow"), Op. 96: 1. Allegro moderato
  18. Sonata for violin & piano No. 10 in G major ("The Cockcrow"), Op. 96: 2. Adagio espressivo
  19. Sonata for violin & piano No. 10 in G major ("The Cockcrow"), Op. 96: 3. Scherzo
  20. Sonata for violin & piano No. 10 in G major ("The Cockcrow"), Op. 96: 4. Poco Allegretto
  21. Sonata for violin & piano No. 6 in A major, Op. 30/1: 1. Allegro
  22. Sonata for violin & piano No. 6 in A major, Op. 30/1: 2. Adagio molto espressivo
  23. Sonata for violin & piano No. 6 in A major, Op. 30/1: 3. Allegretto con variazioni
  24. Sonata for violin & piano No. 7 in C minor ("Eroica"), Op. 30/2: 1. Allegro con brio
  25. Sonata for violin & piano No. 7 in C minor ("Eroica"), Op. 30/2: 2. Adagio cantabile
  26. Sonata for violin & piano No. 7 in C minor ("Eroica"), Op. 30/2: 3. Scherzo. Allegro
  27. Sonata for violin & piano No. 7 in C minor ("Eroica"), Op. 30/2: 4. Allegro
  28. Sonata for violin & piano No. 8 in G major, Op. 30/3: 1. Allegro assai
  29. Sonata for violin & piano No. 8 in G major, Op. 30/3: 2. Tempo di Minuetto
  30. Sonata for violin & piano No. 8 in G major, Op. 30/3: 3. Allegro vivace
  31. Sonata for violin & piano No. 9 in A major ("Kreutzer"), Op. 47: 1. Adagio sostenuto - Presto
  32. Sonata for violin & piano No. 9 in A major ("Kreutzer"), Op. 47: 2. Andante con variazioni
  33. Sonata for violin & piano No. 9 in A major ("Kreutzer"), Op. 47: 3. Finale: Presto

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