Beethoven, L. Van: Piano Sonatas Op. 2
Beethoven, L. Van: Piano Sonatas Op. 10 (Nos. 1-3), 78, 79
Beethoven, L. Van: Piano Sonatas Opp. 26, 28, 49, 90
Beethoven, L. van: Late Piano Sonatas, Op. 101, 106 'Hammer-Klavier', 109, 110, 111
Beethoven, L. Van: Piano Sonatas Op. 7, 14, 81a
Beethoven, L. van: Variations 'Diabelli' Op. 120 & Bagatelles Op. 126
Clementi & Beethoven: Sonatinas Op. 36 - Sonatinas Ahn. 005, WoO 50-51
Beethoven, L. van: Piano Sonatas Op. 27 'Quasi una Fantasia'; Op. 13 'Pathétique'; 'Eroica' Variations and Fugue, Op. 35
Beethoven, L. Van: (Complete) Violin Sonatas, IV - Op. 96, 24 'Spring'
Beethoven, L. Van: (Complete) Violin Sonatas, III - Op. 12

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Beethoven, L. Van: Sonata Op. 22 and Other Works

Maurizio Zaccaria, Piano

Album(s): 1

Album catalog: OC19041B
EAN/UPC: 0/634065037741
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Beethoven, L. Van: Piano Sonata No. 11 in B-flat Major, Op. 22
Beethoven, L. Van: Bagatelles Op. 119
Beethoven, L. Van: Sonatinas in F major, WoO 50
Beethoven, L. Van: Sonatina in C major, WoO 51
Beethoven, L. Van: Sonatina in G major, Anh. 5 No. 1
Beethoven, L. Van: Sonatina in F major, Anh. 5 No. 2


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The two albums OC19040B and OC19041B introduce Beethoven’s more intimate works that appropriately trace his evolution: from the four Sonatinas, WoO 50 and 51, Anh. 5/1, 5/2, composed in the late 1780s or early 1790s and published posthumously; exploring the four sonatas of the first-period (the Three Sonatas, Op. 10 and the Sonata, Op. 22); two sonatas from the middle period (Opp. 78, in two relatively brief movements; and Op. 79, the shortest of the three-movement sonatas); and ending with the late-period’s Eleven Bagatelles, Op. 119, revised and published as a set in 1823 but gathering works that span from the 1790s to the early 1820s.
While Beethoven’s very early sonatinas may show a rather conservative attitude toward composition and pianistic language (perhaps the reason why they remained unpublished), it is in the Sonatas, Op. 10 that we sense Beethoven’s urge as a young composer to push the boundaries of already old-fashioned archetypes – in the use of the rondo-sonata form, for example, but also in the quintessentially orchestral writing of the third sonata. And it is in the second half of the Bagatelles, Op. 119, written in 1821-22, that we most perceive Beethoven’s iconoclastic force had he not prematurely left the world only several years later.
The present recording was made by Alessandro Simonetto with a pair of 2-stereo Stennheiser microphones.


Recorded @ Saletta acustica 'Eric James', Pove del Grappa, 2019
Sound engineer: Alessandro Simonetto
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Instrument(s) used: Steinway & Sohns D-274 piano, 'Audi-O'
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