Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 11, 12, 13 & 14 Moonlight (Remastered) Wilhelm Backhaus

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Album-Release:
2020

HRA-Release:
05.06.2020

Label: Decca Music Group Ltd.

Genre: Classical

Subgenre: Instrumental

Artist: Wilhelm Backhaus

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)

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  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827): Piano Sonata No. 11 in B-Flat Major, Op. 22:
  • 1Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 11 in B-Flat Major, Op. 22: 1. Allegro con brio05:41
  • 2Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 11 in B-Flat Major, Op. 22: 2. Adagio con molto espressione07:09
  • 3Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 11 in B-Flat Major, Op. 22: 3. Menuetto03:08
  • 4Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 11 in B-Flat Major, Op. 22: 4. Rondo. Allegretto05:36
  • Piano Sonata No. 12 in A-Flat Major, Op. 26:
  • 5Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 12 in A-Flat Major, Op. 26: 1. Andante con variazioni07:06
  • 6Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 12 in A-Flat Major, Op. 26: 2. Scherzo. Allegro molto02:38
  • 7Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 12 in A-Flat Major, Op. 26: 3. Marcia funebre sulla morte d'un Eroe05:12
  • 8Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 12 in A-Flat Major, Op. 26: 4. Allegro02:48
  • Piano Sonata No. 13 in E-Flat Major, Op. 27 No. 1:
  • 9Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 13 in E-Flat Major, Op. 27 No. 1: 1. Andante - Allegro - Tempo I04:51
  • 10Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 13 in E-Flat Major, Op. 27 No. 1: 2. Allegro molto e vivace02:09
  • 11Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 13 in E-Flat Major, Op. 27 No. 1: 3. Adagio con espressione02:12
  • 12Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 13 in E-Flat Major, Op. 27 No. 1: 4. Allegro vivace - Tempo I - Presto05:19
  • Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight":
  • 13Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": 1. Adagio sostenuto05:42
  • 14Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": 2. Allegretto02:17
  • 15Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": 3. Presto07:21
  • Total Runtime01:09:09

Info for Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 11, 12, 13 & 14 Moonlight (Remastered)



Wilhelm Backhaus, born 1884 in Leipzig, studied with Eugen d'Albert in Frankfurt. After his successful 1900 debut in London, Wilhelm Backhaus - promoted by such conductors as Muck, Nikisch and Richter - made a career in Europe. In the course of his life he gave more than 4,000 concets. As of 1908 he taped records, most of which were on C. Bechstein. In 1912, Backhaus debuted in the USA. In 1929 Wilhelm Backhaus played in Paris and Vienna for the first time all 32 Beethoven Sonatas, for whose interpretation he became famous. Backhaus died 1969 in Kärnten. "With joy Wilhelm Backhaus admits to being an enthusiastic fan of the wonderful Bechstein grand piano", the pianist wrote in September 1925.

Wilhelm Backhaus, piano

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