Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 12, 17, 22, 23 (includes ‘Funeral March’ ‘Tempest’ ‘Appassionata’)

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Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 12, 17, 22, 23 (includes ‘Funeral March’ ‘Tempest’ ‘Appassionata’)

Sviatoslav Richter
piano

Catalogue Number: ALC 1326
Number of Discs: 1
Date/Runtime: Time 76:44, stereo 1960/61 studio recordings USA
Barcode: 5055354413261

Description

“(No.17) Richter makes the most of possibilities of contrast. He plays the opening extremely slowly and then when the allegro comes, he takes it unusually fast. Far from being odd, the effect is actually breathtaking … he observes the repeats in first and last movements. Excellent sound …not to be missed” (Penguin Guide)

  • Piano Sonata No.12 in A flat major, Op.26 ‘Funeral March’
  • [1] I. Andante con variazione 7:01
  • [2] II. Scherzo: Allegro molto 2:48
  • [3] III. Marcia funebre: Sulla Morte D’Un Eroe
    Maestoso andante 6:07
  • [4] IV. Allegro 2:14
  • Piano Sonata No.17 in D minor, Op.31 No.2 ‘Tempest’
  • [5] I. Largo – Allegro 9:18
  • [6] II. Adagio 7:13
  • [7] III. Allegretto 6:48
  • Piano Sonata No.22 in F major, Op.54
  • [8] I. in tempo d’un menuetto 5:53
  • [9] II. Allegretto 4:49
  • Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op.57 ‘Appassionata’
  • [10] I. Allegro assai 10:44
  • [11] II. Andante con moto 5:52
  • [12] III. Allegro ma non troppo – Presto 6:59

Additional information

Weight 120 g
Dimensions 12.2 x 13.5 x 2 cm