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CHAN 10616 - Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas
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CD available From: 15 September 2010
     
      French and German booklet notes included in full booklet PDF download.
     
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 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
     
      COMPACT DISC ONE
     
Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 2 No. 1 20:52
      in F minor - in f-Moll - en fa mineur
1 I Allegro 6:02
2 II Adagio 4:28
3 III Menuetto. Allegro - Trio 3:20
4 IV Prestissimo 6:53
     
Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 2 No. 2 24:27
      in A major - in A-Dur - en la majeur
5 I Allegro vivace 7:06
6 II Largo appassionato 7:16
7 III Scherzo. Allegretto - Trio 3:23
8 IV Rondo. Grazioso 6:32
     
Piano Sonata No. 3, Op. 2 No. 3 25:41
      in C major - in C-Dur - en ut majeur
9 I Allegro con brio 9:51
10 II Adagio 7:10
11 III Scherzo. Allegro - Trio 3:12
12 IV Allegro assai 5:19
     
Piano Sonata, Op. 6 5:54
      in D major - in D-Dur - en ré majeur
      for piano four hands
13 I Allegro molto 2:49
14 II Rondo. Moderato 3:02
      with
 Hélène Mercier piano
      77:22
     
      COMPACT DISC TWO
     
Piano Sonata No. 5, Op. 10 No. 1 17:52
      in C minor - in c-Moll - en ut mineur
1 I Allegro molto e con brio 5:45
2 II Adagio molto 7:45
3 III Finale. Prestissimo 4:17
     
Piano Sonata No. 6, Op. 10 No. 2 14:49
      in F major - in F-Dur - en fa majeur
4 I Allegro 7:37
5 III Allegretto 3:40
6 III Presto 3:29
     
Piano Sonata No. 7, Op. 10 No. 3 23:30
      in D major - in D-Dur - en ré majeur
7 I Presto 6:26
8 II Largo e mesto 10:26
9 III Menuetto. Allegro - Trio - Menuetto 2:39
10 IV Rondo. Allegro 3:55
     
Piano Sonata No. 8, Op. 13 'Pathetique' 18:28
      in C minor - in c-Moll - en ut mineur
11 I Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio 9:10
12 II Adagio cantabile 4:49
13 III Rondo. Allegro 4:29
      75:00
     
      COMPACT DISC THREE
     
Piano Sonata No. 9, Op. 14 No. 1 13:27
      in E major - in E-Dur - en mi majeur
1 I Allegro 6:50
2 II Allegretto - Maggiore - Allegretto 3:12
3 III Rondo. Allegro comodo 3:25
     
Piano Sonata No. 10, Op. 14 No. 2 15:27
      in G major - in G-Dur - en sol majeur
4 I Allegro 6:54
5 II Andante 5:07
6 III Scherzo. Allegro assai 3:21
     
Piano Sonata No. 11, Op. 22 26:59
      in B flat major - in B-Dur - en si bémol majeur
7 I Allegro con brio 7:34
8 II Adagio con molta espressione 8:48
9 III Minuetto 3:46
10 IV Rondo. Allegretto 6:49
     
Piano Sonata No. 12, Op. 26 20:11
      in A flat major - in As-Dur - en la bémol majeur
11 I Andante con variazioni 8:03
12 II Scherzo. Allegro molto 2:59
13 III Marcia funebre sulla morte d'un Eroe. Maestoso andante 6:12
14 IV Allegro 2:57
      76:33
     
      COMPACT DISC FOUR
     
Piano Sonata No. 13 'quasi una fantasia', Op. 27 No. 1 17:20
      in E flat major - in Es-Dur - en mi bémol majeur
1 I Andante - Allegro - Andante - 5:20
2 II Allegro molto e vivace - 2:22
3 III Adagio con espressione - 3:33
4 IV Allegro vivace - Adagio con espressione - Presto 6:02
     
Piano Sonata No. 14 'quasi una fantasia', Op. 27 No. 2 'Moonlight' 17:09
      in C sharp minor - in cis-Moll - en ut dièse mineur
5 I Adagio sostenuto - 7:22
6 II Allegretto 2:16
7 III Presto agitato 7:29
     
Piano Sonata No. 15, Op. 28 'Pastoral' 25:40
      in D major - in D-Dur - en ré majeur
8 I Allegro 10:46
9 II Andante 7:09
10 III Scherzo. Allegro vivace 2:18
11 IV Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo 5:24
      60:21
     
      COMPACT DISC FIVE
     
Piano Sonata No. 16, Op. 31 No. 1 22:56
      in G major - in G-Dur - en sol majeur
1 I Allegro vivace 4:45
2 II Adagio grazioso 11:17
3 III Rondo. Allegretto - Adagio - Presto 6:53
     
Piano Sonata No. 17, Op. 31 No. 2 'Tempest' 25:22
      in D minor - in d-Moll - en ré majeur
4 I Largo - Allegro 9:54
5 II Adagio 8:10
6 III Allegretto 7:16
     
Piano Sonata No. 18, Op. 31 No. 3 22:28
      in E flat major - in Es-Dur - en mi bémol majeur
7 I Allegro 8:16
8 II Scherzo. Allegretto vivace 4:59
9 III Menuetto. Moderato e grazioso - Trio 4:29
10 IV Presto con fuoco 4:42
      71:00
     
      COMPACT DISC SIX
     
Piano Sonata No. 4, Op. 7 29:58
      in E flat major - in Es-Dur - en mi bémol majeur
1 I Allegro molto e con brio 8:46
2 II Largo, con gran espressione 8:52
3 III Allegro - Minore - Allegro 5:11
4 IV Rondo. Poco allegretto e grazioso 7:00
     
Piano Sonata No. 19, Op. 49 No. 1 7:32
      in G minor - in g-Moll - en sol mineur
5 I Andante 4:04
6 II Rondo. Allegro 3:28
     
Piano Sonata No. 20, Op. 49 No. 2 8:54
      in G major - in G-Dur - en sol majeur
7 I Allegro, ma non troppo 4:53
8 II Tempo di menuetto 3:58
     
Piano Sonata No. 21, Op. 53 'Waldstein' 24:26
      in C major - in C-Dur - en ut majeur
9 I Allegro con brio 11:02
10 II Introduzione. Allegro molto - 3:56
11 III Rondo. Allegretto moderato 9:25
      71:18
     
      COMPACT DISC SEVEN
     
Piano Sonata No. 22, Op. 54 11:21
      in F major - in F-Dur - en fa majeur
1 I In tempo d'un menuetto 5:50
2 II Allegretto - Più allegro 5:31
      newly recorded, not previously released
     
Piano Sonata No. 23, Op. 57 'Appassionata' 26:13
      in F minor - in f-Moll - en fa mineur
3 I Allegro assai - Più allegro 10:39
4 II Andante con moto - 7:12
5 III Allegro ma non troppo - Presto 8:21
      newly recorded, not previously released
     
Piano Sonata No. 24, Op. 78 10:13
      in F sharp major - in Fis-Dur - en fa dièse majeur
6 I Adagio cantabile - Allegro ma non troppo 7:12
7 II Allegro vivace 3:02
      newly recorded, not previously released
     
Piano Sonata No. 25, Op. 79 9:47
      in G major - in G-Dur - en sol majeur
8 I Presto alla tedesca 4:44
9 II Andante 2:54
10 III Vivace 2:08
      newly recorded, not previously released
     
Piano Sonata No. 26, Op. 81a 'Les Adieux' 18:12
      in E flat major - in Es-Dur - en mi bémol majeur
11 I Das Lebewohl. Adagio - Allegro 7:25
12 II Abwesenheit. Andante espressivo 3:55
13 III Das Wiedersehen. Vivacissimamente 6:49
      76:20
     
      COMPACT DISC EIGHT
     
Piano Sonata No. 27, Op. 90 13:20
      in E minor - in e-Moll - en mi mineur
1 I Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck 5:20
2 II Micht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen 8:02
      newly recorded, not previously released
     
Piano Sonata No. 28, Op. 101 20:24
      in A major - in A-Dur - en la majeur
3 I Allegretto ma non troppo - 3:55
4 II Vivace alla marcia - 6:09
5 III Adagio ma non troppo, con affetto - Tempo del primo pezzo - Presto - 3:00
6 IV Allegro 7:20
     
Piano Sonata No. 29, Op. 106 'Hammerklavier' 43:22
      in B flat major - in B-Dur - en si bémol majeur
7 I Allegro 10:56
8 II Scherzo. Assai vivace - Presto - Tempo I 2:37
9 III Adagio sostenuto. Appasionato e con molto sentimento 17:20
10 IV Largo - Allegro risoluto 12:19
      76:22
     
      COMPACT DISC NINE
     
Piano Sonata No. 30, Op. 109 18:39
      in E major - in E-Dur - en mi majeur
1 I Vivace ma non troppo - Adagio espressivo - Tempo I - Adagio espressivo - Tempo I - 3:52
2 II Prestissimo 2:27
3 III Tema. Gesangvol, mit innigster Empfindung - 2:11
4 Variazione I. Molto espressivo - 1:40
5 Variazione II. Leggiermente - 1:23
6 Variazione III. Allegro vivace - 0:25
7 Variazione IV. Un poco meno andate ciò è un poco più adagio come il tema - 2:14
8 Variazione V. Allegro, ma non troppo - 0:48
9 Variazione VI. Tempo I del tema. Cantabile 3:37
      newly recorded, not previously released
     
Piano Sonata No. 31, Op. 110 20:00
      in A flat major - in As-Dur - en la bémol majeur
10 I Moderato cantabile molto espressivo 6:24
11 II Allegro molto - 2:06
12 Adagio ma non troppo - 1:43
13 III Adagio ma non troppo - Arioso dolente - 2:37
14 Fuga. Allegro ma non troppo - 2:21
15 L'istesso tempo di Arioso - 2:46
16 L'istesso tempo della Fuga poi a poi di nuovo vivente - Meno allegro - Tempo I 2:00
      newly recorded, not previously released
     
Piano Sonata No. 32, Op. 111 28:38
      in C minor - in c-Moll - en ut mineur
17 I Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato 8:57
18 II Arietta. Adagio molto semplice e cantabile - 2:57
19 [Variazione I] - 2:22
20 [Variazione II.] L'istesso tempo - 2:09
21 [Variazione III.] L'istesso tempo - 2:05
22 [Variazione IV] - 4:53
23 [Variazione V] 5:10
      newly recorded, not previously released
      67:37
     
 Louis Lortie piano
 Recorded in:
 Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk
      10 and 11 September 1991 (Nos 5, 6, 7), September 1991 (nos 8, 21, 26), 21 October & 3 November 1992 (Nos 1, 2, 3), 3 and 4 November 1992 (Nos 4, 9, 10, Op. 6), 10 and 11 December 1994 (Nos 28, 29)
 Recorded in:
 Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk
      30 November-3 December 1998 (Nos 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20), 14 and 15 June 2010 (Nos 30, 31, 32)
 Recorded in:
 Britten Studio, Hoffmann Building, Snape Maltings, Suffolk
      7 December 2009 (Nos 22, 23, 24, 25, 27)
 Producer(s)
 Tim Handley (Nos 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, Op. 6)
 Brian Couzens (Nos 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 26)
 Ralph Couzens (Nos 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32)
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ben Conellan (Nos 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 21, 26, 28, 29, Op. 6)
 Ralph Couzens (Nos 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 30, 31, 32)
 Richard Smoker (Assistant: Nos 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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