Beethoven Op. 110

Davide Cabassi - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Opp. 53, 54, 57, Andante Favori WoO 57 (2016)

Davide Cabassi - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Opp. 53, 54, 57, Andante Favori WoO 57 (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:09:31 | 160 MB
Label: Decca Records | Release Year: 2016

The Pianist Davide Milan Cabassi starts a recording path that will see him in the recording of four cd entirely dedicated to sonatas by Ludwig van Beethoven. The first of this series, recently published, contains the sonatas op. 10 and the Pathetique Op. 13. For the truth Cabassi had already recorded some sonatas of Beethoven (op. 110 and the two Op. 27), but it is now a more full-bodied and structured project to leave testimony of an author who is congenial, and which has also Concerts repertoire. Just in relation to the new record release takes place our meeting.
Angela Hewitt - Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Op. 2 No. 2, Op. 10 No. 1, Op. 78, Op. 110 (2015)

Angela Hewitt - Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Op. 2 No. 2, Op. 10 No. 1, Op. 78, Op. 110 (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 231 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 185 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDA68086 | Time: 01:16:08

Canadian pianist Angela Hewitt has specialized in Baroque and Classical music, and her Beethoven is about as delicate as some might expect. But there's a difference between applying delicacy to works that are not conventionally played that way, and applying it to already delicate works. There are two of each here. Hewitt runs counter to type in the early Piano Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 2/2, and Piano Sonata No. 5 in C minor, Op. 10/1. In the Op. 10 work, perhaps a preparatory essay for the tumultuous "Pathétique" sonata that followed in the same key, Hewitt will be underpowered for many. But all is redeemed in the gentler pair, the Piano Sonata No. 24 in F sharp major, Op. 78, and Piano Sonata No. 31 in A major, Op. 110. Hewitt takes moderate tempi in these, infusing a sense of spontaneity into the brief, tightly constructed Op. 78 and opening up the fugal counterpoint in the Op. 110 finale. Hewitt's Bachian training really applies in this work, whose first movement is also particularly raptly, almost mystically done. It's hard to offer a general judgment on this set, but for those buying online, in pieces, know that the last two selections are must-haves.
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas No. 14 'Moonlight', No. 23 'Appassionata', No. 31 Op. 110 - Frank Braley (2013)

Beethoven: Piano Sonatas No. 14 'Moonlight', No. 23 'Appassionata', No. 31 Op. 110 - Frank Braley (2013)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 182 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Harmonia Mundi | Catalog Number: 1951750

Since his victory in the Reine Elisabeth Competition in Belgium in 1992, at the age of 22, Braley has allowed himself plenty of time for reflection, and his career… has been, in his own image, refined and demanding.

Artemis Quartet Beethoven Op. 18/4 & Op. 59/2  Music

Posted by stote at Dec. 1, 2009
Artemis Quartet Beethoven Op. 18/4 & Op. 59/2
Artemis Quartet Beethoven Op. 18/4 & Op. 59/2

Artemis Quartet play Beethoven : Op. 18/4 & Op.59/2
Classical | EAC FLAC, Image, cue, log | no scans | 280 Mb
Virgin Classics B000JGG85G | 2008 | 1 CD


Artemis Quartet is maybe the most accomplished quartet of the past ten years, in my opinion much more perfect than, say the Prazak. They are making a recording of Beethoven complete cycle which will be, for sure, a new reference for the decade.
Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953) - Symphony No. 6 Op. 111 - Waltz Suite Op. 110

Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953): Symphony No. 6 Op. 111 - Waltz Suite Op. 110
Classical | 1985 | MAX rip (Macintosh Audio for OS X) | APE+CUE - no log | 3% Recovery | 226 MB | Covers+Booklet | 56:29 | RS
Royal Scottish National Orchestra - Neeme Järvi, conductor
Maurizio Pollini - Beethoven: The Late Piano Sonatas (1997/2016) [TR24][OF]

Maurizio Pollini - Beethoven: The Late Piano Sonatas
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 125:26 min | 2.16 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 16 | Rls.date: 1997/2016

Pollini's performances of Beethoven's last five piano sonatas have assumed almost legendary status, and this reissue at midprice in improved sound ought to win them many new friends. Sometimes considered a cold interpreter, Pollini here pays scrupulous attention to Beethoven's instructions, an attention that never gets in the way of sincere expression. There's a lot to be said for approaching this music with a maximum of clarity and simplicity, and a minimum of Romantic panting and heaving. In fact, Beethoven's instructions are so detailed, and the music itself is often so elaborately developed, that it's all most pianists can do to play it as he wrote it. Pollini does that, and much more. –David Hurwitz
Paavali Jumppanen - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Opp. 7, 13, 109, 110 & 111 (2016)

Paavali Jumppanen - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Opp. 7, 13, 109, 110 & 111 (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:58:34 | 273 MB
Label: Ondine

The final volume of pianist Paavali Jumppanen’s acclaimed cycle of Beethoven piano sonatas.
Emil Gilels - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (1996) 9 CD Box Set, Reissue 2006

Emil Gilels - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (1996) 9 CD Box Set, Reissue 2006
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 2.2 Gb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 1.56 Gb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 00289 477 6360 | Time: 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. 30-32 (1956/2015) [TR24][OF]

Glenn Gould - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 30-32
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | 55:09 min | 303 MB | Digital booklet
Label: Sony Classical | Tracks: 08 | Rls.date: 1956/2015

Sensation yields to scandal: Gould’s feisty and headstrong treatment of the final triptych in Beethoven’s pianistic “New Testament” outraged the critics no less than his sleeve notes, in which he claimed of op. 111 that “the piece is weak in spots; it needs greater speed. Especially the first movement is such a bad piece that I wanted to get on to the finale.”

Paul Lewis - Beethoven Complete Piano Sonatas: Box Set 10CDs (2009)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Jan. 9, 2017
Paul Lewis - Beethoven Complete Piano Sonatas: Box Set 10CDs (2009)

Paul Lewis - Beethoven Complete Piano Sonatas: Box Set 10CDs (2009)
Classical, Piano | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1,54 Gb | Booklet 81 Mb
Label: Harmonia Mundi | Release Year: 2009

Paul Lewis performed all the Beethoven piano sonatas on tour in the USA and Europe between the 2005 and 2007 seasons, in parallel with his complete recording of the cycle for Harmonia Mundi. His interpretation of the Lizst sonata was distinguished by the prestigious Edison Award, while his recording of the complete Beethoven sonatas received two Gramophone Awards in 2008 (Recording of the year and Best Instrumental Recording).