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Schnabel Plays Beethoven Vol 1

Ludwig Van Beethoven Audio CD


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Disc: 1
1. Rondo In A, WoO 49.
2. Sonata No.2 In F Minor, Op.2 No.1: Allegro
3. Sonata No.2 In F Minor, Op.2 No.1: Adagio
4. Sonata No.2 In F Minor, Op.2 No.1: Menuetto
5. Sonata No.2 In F Minor, Op.2 No.1: Prestissimo
6. Sonata No.2 In A , Op.2 No.2: Allegro vivace
7. Sonata No.2 In A , Op.2 No.2: Largo appassionato
8. Sonata No.2 In A , Op.2 No.2: Scherzo
9. Sonata No.2 In A , Op.2 No.2: Rondo. Grazioso
10. Sonata No.3 In C, Op.2 No.3: Allegro con brio
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Disc: 2
1. Sonata No.19 In G Minor, Op.49 No.1: Andante
2. Sonata No.19 In G Minor, Op.49 No.1: Rondo. Allegro
3. Sonata No.20 In G, Op.49 No.2: Allegro ma non troppo
4. Sonata No.20 In G, Op.49 No.2: Tempo di minuetto
5. Sonata No.4 In E Flat, Op.7: Allegro molto e con brio
6. Sonata No.4 In E Flat, Op.7: Largo con gran espressione
7. Sonata No.4 In E Flat, Op.7: Allegro
8. Sonata No.4 In E Flat, Op.7: Rondo. Poco Allegretto e grazioso
9. Sonata No.5 In C minor, Op.10: Allegro molto e con brio
10. Sonata No.5 In C minor, Op.10: Adagio molto
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5.0 out of 5 stars Schnabel is still champion! 11 Mar 2002
By Ralph J. Steinberg - Published on Amazon.com
The more I hear of Schnabel's Beethoven, the less I desire to hear other pianists in this literature. I know that this is a narrow-minded attitude, but I have never heard any other pianist who could approach this kind of vital and profound music-making. Much has been said about Schnabel's supremacy in the late Sonatas, but his mastery of these early works is also supreme. He brings to these works a sparkle and restless vitality in the fast movements that makes the music come alive as no one else can. And he has the courage to respect the extreme slow tempi of the slow movements. The Rondo a capricio "Rage over a Lost Penny" is breathtaking in its drive, yet all the charm and wit of the piece is there. The sound of these transfers is the best yet - avoid the EMI or other issues. If you have another set of the Sonatas, sell it; once you hear Schnabel, no one else will do.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars one of the greatest 15 Mar 2003
By salmon - Published on Amazon.com
if you're one of those who likes to "let the music speak for itself", or rather, let the "score" speak for itself, maybe schnabel is not your choice. there's definately a lot of individualism in schnabel, mostly to bring out what's probably the major weights in the music. yes, there's definately a finger slips here and there (i've never heard schnabel being praised for his technics), but it is definately just a micro-microscopic price paid for one of the greatest beethoven interpretations there is.
the transfer job is done by Winner, probably the best you can get. unlike ALL the other transfers, Winner did his best to preserve the original sound, so it doesn't sound muffled or over-pedaled. however, buyers should be warned that it also comes with a lot of surface noises from the original LP.
if you find the price unreasonable, may i suggest the same complete schnabel's beethoven sonatas on Dante, with a slightly inferior transfer, but a lower price. to date, there's also a incomplete set still being released by naxos, probably the closest to the pearl set, recording-wise (transfer by obert-thorn), but at only half the price.
regards,
aly o salmon
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Schnabel Plays - Beethoven,Vol. 1: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-6,19 & 20, Opp.2/2, 3; 7; 10/1,2; 49/1,2 3 Mar 2013
By Bjorn Viberg - Published on Amazon.com
Schnabel Plays - Beethoven,Vol. 1: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-6,19 & 20, Opp.2/2, 3; 7; 10/1,2; 49/1,2 is a 1994 Pearl recording starring pianist Artur Schnabel. Allan Evans has written the music notes. Schnabel plays with much expression and one truly feels that he understands the nature of Beethoven's music. Highly recommended. 5/5.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Expressionless 18 Aug 2002
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
I was very dissapointed with Schnabel's playing of the first sonata, opus 2 number 1. His fingers can clearly fly, but the expression was limited, particularly in the stunning opening theme which passed by too quickly. He is admired for his 'accuracy' and 'innovation' but i just don't think he sounds interesting. Soloman Cutner's Beethoven is much much better.
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