Wilhelm Kempff - Sonata Appassionata F-Moll, Op. 57 / Largo Aus Dem F-Moll-Konzert (Shellac)

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Beethoven, Ludwig van. Error on this page? If in places he is even more personal, some might say wilful, regularly surprising you with a new revelation, Wilhelm Kempff - Sonata Appassionata F-Moll magnetism is even more intense, as in the great Adagio of the Hammerklavier or the final variations of Op.

Fascinatingly, his pre-war recordings of the Beethoven sonatas on 78s are represented too. Here we have his recording of the Pathetiquewith the central Adagio markedly broader and more heavily pointed than in the mono LP version of 20 years later.

Taken from various sources, set in very different acoustics, his light, clear, precise voice rather mirrors his piano style, and the booklet gives a summary in English of what he says. Ludwig van Beethoven 's Piano Sonata No. The first edition was published in February in Vienna. Unlike the early Sonata No.

One of his greatest and most technically challenging piano sonatasthe Appassionata was considered by Beethoven to be his most tempestuous piano sonata until the twenty-ninth piano sonata known as the Hammerklavier [ citation needed ]. A sonata-allegro form in 12 8 time, the first movement progresses quickly through startling changes in tone and dynamics, and is characterised Wilhelm Kempff - Sonata Appassionata F-Moll an economic use of themes.

The main theme, in octaves, is quiet and ominous. This use Wilhelm Kempff - Sonata Appassionata F-Moll the Neapolitan chord i. As in Beethoven's Waldstein sonatathe coda is unusually long, containing quasi-improvisational arpeggios which span most of the early 19th-century piano's range. The choice of F minor becomes very clear when Op. 57 / Largo Aus Dem F-Moll-Konzert (Shellac) realises that this movement makes frequent use of the deep, dark tone of the lowest F 1 on the piano, which was the lowest note available to Beethoven at the time.

Slow movements are played with deep tone and warm legato. The recording is extremely lively in sound, Wilhelm Kempff - Sonata Appassionata F-Moll too brilliant in upper registers, as though the microphones were placed too close to the piano. But volume can be adjusted with no great loss of effect. In all, this album is a very worthwhile investment. View on timesmachine.

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