Beethoven Piano Sonata No 8 in C Minor Op 13

Boris Giltburg - Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonatas: No. 8 'Pathétique'; No. 21 'Waldstein'; No. 32, Op. 111 (2015)

Boris Giltburg - Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonatas:
No. 8 'Pathétique'; No. 21 'Waldstein'; No. 32, Op. 111 (2015)

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 204 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 164 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.573400 | Time: 01:09:08

Ludwig van Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas form an unparalleled canon, remaining one of the greatest and most rewarding challenges for pianists to this day. These three sonatas represent Beethoven’s Early, Middle and Late periods but are united in the key of C – minor, for the dramatic and stormy intensity of mood in the Pathétique, and major for the radiant and poetic Waldstein sonata. In his sonata Op. 111 the cycle is completed with music of utmost dramatic tension and the deepest spirituality.
 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonatas No. 8, 14, 21, 23, 26 (Daniela Ruso), 15 (Mikulas Skuta) (1996)

Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonatas No. 8, 14, 21, 23, 26 (Daniela Ruso), 15 (Mikulas Skuta) (1996)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Tracks+Cue, Log | Covers | 381.01 MB
Label: Prestige Classics | TT: 58:00 / 67:43

Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 concertos for piano, 32 piano sonatas, and 16 string quartets. He also composed other chamber music, choral works (including the celebrated Missa Solemnis), and songs..

Andor Földes - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at March 19, 2017
Andor Földes - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (2017)

Andor Földes - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 153:16 min | 353 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 26 | Rls.date: 2017

A couple of years after making these Beethoven recordings for Deutsche Grammophon, Andor Foldes remarked that ‘I am not a prodigy and I am not an octogenarian. I just have to be good’. Such plain-spoken reserve might be considered characteristically Hungarian. Eloquence has already released Foldes’s long-esteemed albums of his fellow countrymen Bartók (ELQ4807100) and Kodály (ELQ4807099).

Ingrid Fliter - Beethoven Piano Sonatas (2011)  

Posted by TmanHome at Nov. 13, 2015
Ingrid Fliter - Beethoven Piano Sonatas (2011)

Ingrid Fliter - Beethoven Piano Sonatas (2011)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue & Log) ~ 288 mb | MP3 320 kbps CBR ~ 167 mb | Scans included | 72 min
Classical | Label: Warner Classics | Rel: 2011

Ingrid Fliter, a pianist of Argentine background, was known mostly as a Chopin specialist until the 2011 release of this group of Beethoven sonatas. Crossing the divide between "early" and "middle" Beethoven, the selection reflects that background; all three are clearly proto-Romantic Beethoven, with subjective, episodic structures. Fliter's playing points up the connection to Chopin strongly; it is chamber-sized and reflective.
Sviatoslav Richter - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 8 & 23; 8 Bagatelles; Choral Fantasy, Op.80 (2003)

Sviatoslav Richter - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 8 & 23; 8 Bagatelles; Choral Fantasy, Op.80 (2003)
All-Union Radio Large Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kurt Sanderling
USSR State Russian Chorus, Artistic Director Alexander Sveshnikov

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 318 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 201 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Melodiya | # MEL CD 10 00732 | Time: 01:19:37

This live Appassionata, from a Moscow recital of 1959, is one of the most thrilling piano performances ever recorded. Sviatoslav Richter fills every moment of the first movement with intense drama, creates the illusion of total repose in the central variations, and then takes off in the finale with an exhibition of musical virtuosity and ever-increasing tension that becomes almost unbearably intense (and unbelievably fast and accurate). The studio Pathétique is quite fine, and the Fantasy (sung in Russian!) well performed by all but still rather quaint in its effect. But don't miss that Appassionata!
Beethoven: Piano Sonata Moonlight, Pathetique, Appassionata / John Ogdon (2002)

Beethoven: Piano Sonata Moonlight, Pathetique, Appassionata / John Ogdon (2002)
EAC rip | APE, log, cue, covers | RAR Rec. 3% | 286 MB | hotfile, filesonic
Classical | Label: Poloarts | Time: 1:02

John Ogdon was undoubtedly one of the most remarkable pianists to emerge in the post-war period. His phenomenal ability to perform and interpret even the most complex works at first sight alone places him amongst an elite in the history of pianism–Charles Hopkins
S.Rachmaninov - Piano Sonata No.1 in D minor, Op.28, Moment musical in B flat minor, Op. 16 No.1 - Victor Eresko

S.Rachmaninov - Piano Sonata No.1 in D minor, Op.28, Moment musical in B flat minor, Op. 16 No.1 - Victor Eresko
LP Conversion | APE/MP3-320kbps+cue+cover | no log | 163.9/92.6Mb | Melodija 1985

Rachmaninov's First Sonata (in D. minor, Op.28) in its powerful impact and vivid embodiment of grandiose philosophical concepts ranks equal with such gems of world piano music as B minor Sonatas by Chopin and Liszt.
from the LP cover
S.Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, op.18 - E.Malinin, I.Bezrodny

S.Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, op.18 - Evgeny Malinin, piano
Academical symphony orchestra of the State Moscow Philharmonic Society, conductor Igor Bezrodny

LP Conversion | APE/MP3-320kbps + cue + cover | no log | 138.1/79.7Mb | 33:37 | Melodija 1977
Emil Gilels - Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (1996) 9 CD Box Set, Reissue 2006 [Re-Up]

Emil Gilels - Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (1996) 9 CD Box Set
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 2.1 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 1.48 Gb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 00289 477 6360 | 10:55:34

Every man's death diminishes us all, but the death of a man so close to completing his greatest achievement and the summation of his life's work diminishes us all greatly – very, very greatly. When Emil Gilels died in 1985, he had completed recordings of most but not all of Beethoven's piano sonatas, released here in a nine-disc set. What's here is unimaginably good: superlative recordings of 27 of the 32 canonical sonatas, including the "Pathétique," "Moonlight," "Waldstein," "Appassionata," "Les Adieux," and the majestic "Hammerklavier," plus the two early "Electoral" Sonatas and the mighty Eroica Variations. What's missing is unimaginably priceless: five of the canonical sonatas, including the first and – horror vacui – the last. But still, for what there is, we must be grateful. Beyond all argument one of the great pianists of the twentieth century, Gilels the Soviet super virtuoso had slowly mellowed and ripened over his long career, and when he began recording the sonatas in 1972, his interpretations had matured and deepened while his superlative technique remained gloriously intact straight through to the last recordings of his final year.
Glenn Gould - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 8, 14 & 23 (1970/2015) [TR24][OF]

Glenn Gould - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 8, 14 & 23
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | 57:09 min | 531 MB | Digital booklet
Label: Sony Classical | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 1970/2015

Yet another scandal: Gould played the F-minor Piano Sonata, op. 57, at such a tortuously slow tempo that it seemed to fall into unrelated bits. “There is about the Appassionata – an egoistic pomposity, a defiant ‘let’s just see if I can’t get away with using that once more’ attitude—that on my own private Beethoven poll places this sonata somewhere between the King Stephen Overture and the Wellington’s Victory Symphony.”