Beethoven

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An die ferne Geliebte
Beethoven: Neue Liebe, neues Leben No. 2, Op. 75 From An die ferne Geliebte (2015) Released by Harmonia Mundi Beethoven: Neue Liebe, neues Leben No. 2, Op. 75Songs to the distant beloved. Following their acclaimed Schumann recording, tenor Mark Padmore
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Trios – Beethoven / Brahms / Weber
Beethoven Trio in B flat major op.11 (“Gassenhauer”) I. Allegro con brio From Trios – Beethoven / Brahms / Weber (2014) Released by Harmonia Mundi Beethoven: Trio in B flat major op.11 (“Gassenhauer”)I. Allegro con brioNoble Tenderness. “Ideal for expressing
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Beethoven – Complete Works for violoncello & piano
Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69: II. Scherzo. Allegro molto From Beethoven – Complete Works for violoncello & piano (2014) Released by Harmonia Mundi Beethoven: Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69: II. Scherzo. Allegro moltoBeethoven’s works
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The Kreutzer Sonata
Beethoven-Tolstoy-Janačék
Music and Literature are like twin sisters. Not necessarily identical, but deeply connected in ways that can’t be easily explained. When the great Russian novelist and writer Leo Tolstoy published his1889 novella on the ideal of sexual abstinence and jealous
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Beethoven the Tramp
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31, Op. 110 “Allegro molto” We have long known that Ludwig van Beethoven was a man of high eccentricity. Stories about his temper became legendary, and detail sudden rages, uncontrolled emotional states, suicidal tendencies,
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Beethoven: Christ on the Mount of Olives
Chor der Krieger, Chor der Jünger Hier ist er, der Verbannte From Beethoven: Christ on the Mount of Olives (2013) Released by Harmonia Mundi Beethoven: Chor der Krieger, Chor der Jünger – Hier ist er, der VerbannteIn his only Oratorio,
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Beethoven: Piano Trios op. 70 no. 2, op. 97 “Archduke”
Trio for piano, violin and cello no.6, Op. 70 no. 2 III. Allegretto ma non troppo From Beethoven: Piano Trios op. 70 no. 2, op. 97 “Archduke” (2014) Released by Harmonia Mundi Beethoven: Trio for piano, violin and cello no.6,
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Bach and Beethoven – a legal comparison
Hans von Bülow famously said that in piano music “Bach is the Old Testament and Beethoven, the New Testament”. With all respect to the great man, I would content that a better framework to compare the two is not a
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