Beethoven Piano Sonate

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.
Andras Schiff - Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 op. 111, Diabelli-Variationen op. 120, Sechs Bagatellen op. 126 (2013) 2CD

András Schiff - Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 op. 111, Diabelli-Variationen op. 120, Sechs Bagatellen op. 126 (2013) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 452 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 398 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: ECM | # ECM New Series 2294/95, 481 0446 | Time: 02:29:32

ECM New Series is better known for its documentation of contemporary works, but the music of the past sometimes receives coverage when artists bring a new perspective to it. The Diabelli Variations, Op. 120; the Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111; and the Six Bagatelles, Op. 126, are among the most original and intellectually stimulating works Ludwig van Beethoven composed for the piano, and the sophisticated interpretations of András Schiff are especially worthwhile for their insights into authentic performance practice and reception. Here, Schiff gives the listener options between a relatively modern sounding version of the Diabelli Variations and a period interpretation, without favoring one or the other.

Jean-efflam Bavouzet / Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Vol. 2 (2014)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Aug. 3, 2014
Jean-efflam Bavouzet / Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Vol. 2 (2014)

Jean-efflam Bavouzet / Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Vol. 2 (2014)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 3 CDs | Full Scans | 572 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog Number: 10798

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet returns for the second volume of his survey of Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas. The project, set to conclude with Vol. 3 in 2014, runs alongside his complete recording of Haydn’s Piano Sonatas. Vol. 1 of the Beethoven series was critically acclaimed, BBC Music calling the performances ‘distinguished and virtuosic’ and Fanfare remarking that ‘his readings will withstand the test of time’. In this release Bavouzet performs the sonatas published between 1800 and 1804.

Ingrid Marsoner - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Sept. 10, 2017
Ingrid Marsoner - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (2017)

Ingrid Marsoner - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, d. booklet | 64:41 min | 193 MB
Label: Gramola Records ‎– 99111 | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2017
Classical, Piano

Following on from her recording of piano concertos by Hummel and Beethoven, Austrian pianist Ingrid Marsoner presents her interpretations of late piano sonatas by Beethoven. Marsoners subtle yet vigorous playing opens the disc with Sonata No. 28 in A major Op. 101. The Rondo alla ingharese, quasi un capriccio Op. 129 is better known by its popular name Rage over a Lost Penny and is an earlier work, as is the 'lighter' Sonata No. 24 in F sharp major Op. 78, which provides a welcome intermezzo and an interesting contrast to the somewhat more profound late sonatas featured. The final track, Sonata No. 32 in C minor Op. 111, symbolises the world and the hereafter with its two very dissenting movements.
Leif Ove Andsnes & Mahler Chamber Orchestra - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 3 (2012) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Leif Ove Andsnes & Mahler Chamber Orchestra - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 3 (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 68:07 minutes | 1.22 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Over the next four seasons, the celebrated Norwegian pianist and newly-signed exclusive Sony Classical artist Leif Ove Andsnes will devote the majority of his performing and recording activities to the music of Beethoven.
Olga Pashchenko - Beethoven: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 21, 23 & 26 (2017)

Olga Pashchenko - Beethoven: Appassionata, Les adieux & Waldstein (2017)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:09:49 | 160 Mb
Classical | Label: Alpha Classics

Olga Pashchenko is in the process of creating a unique place for herself in the world of the keyboard: she moves with astounding ease and skill from the harpsichord to the fortepiano, the organ and the modern piano. After a recording of Beethoven’s variations in 2015 (awarded ffff by Télérama), the young pianist has now gone to the legendary Beethoven-Haus in Bonn, a venue she knows well since she regularly gives concerts within its walls, to record three monuments of the pianistic literature – the Appassionata, Les Adieux and Waldstein sonatas – on the original Conrad Graf piano of 1824 conserved there. She utilises all the sonic possibilities and the full palette of colours of this instrument made around fifteen years after the composition of these sonatas, three of the finest in the corpus of thirty-two that Hans von Bülow called ‘the New Testament of every pianist’.
Leif Ove Andsnes - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 4 (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Leif Ove Andsnes - Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 4 (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 63:40 minutes | 0.98 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The series continues with Beethoven concertos No. 2 & 4. The celebrated Norwegian pianist continues his multi-annual journey in collaboration with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, dedicated to Beethoven´s five piano concertos. The recording series began with the live recording of the Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 3 at Prague Spring Festival in the historic Rudolfinum building and is now followed by the Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 4. Andsnes is not only playing the piano but also directing the orchestra.
See Siang Wong - Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 - Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 (Chamber Music Versions) (2017) [24/96]

See Siang Wong - Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 - Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 (Chamber Music Versions) (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 72:08 minutes | 1.20 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Chopin and Beethoven: the piano concertos as chamber music. Since the invention of the piano by Bartolomeo Christofori, composers such as Mozart and Haydn have explored and cherished the new tones and dynamic possibilities that the instrument offers. At the beginning of the 19th century, the piano grew increasingly popular and more and more were built and sold.
Emil Gilels, New Philharmonia, Sir Adrian Boult - Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 3 (2011)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 3 (2011)
Emil Gilels, piano; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Sir Adrian Boult, conductor

EAC | APE | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 359 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 163 Mb | Scans included
Classical | Label: ICA Classics, BBC Worldwide | # ICAC 5000 | 01:10:24

Emil Gilels, along with fellow Russian artists, Sviatoslav Richter, David Oistrakh and Mstislav Rostropovich represented four of the greatest artists of the 20th Century. These live performances from London's Royal Festival Hall in 1967 capture Gilels at his best playing in front of an audience away from the confines of the studio. William Mann in the Times wrote after the concert of Concerto No.3, "For all his truly Beethovian brio in the first movement, Gilels never allowed this to get the better of the clarity and firmness of his phraseology, indeed his opening was like chiselled stone. There was immense dignity in the Largo and in the Rondo, taken at what I thought to be exactly the right speed, came across with remarkable vivacity". These archive recordings in stereo are extremely rare and have never been issued before.
Rémi Geniet - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Rémi Geniet - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 75:31 minutes | 1.18 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

With this programme of four sonatas, the young pianist Rémi Géniet presents a highly judicious selection that enables listeners to enter the exceptional world of Beethoven’s thirty-two piano sonatas, which Hans von Bülow described as the ‘New Testament’ for pianists, the ‘Old Testament’ being Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavie.