Brendel – Beethoven. Favourite Piano Sonatas

Alfred Brendel, piano

Philips, 1994

Description

Tracklist:

Disc 1

  1. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13 -“Pathétique” – 1. Grave – Allegro di molto e con brio
  2. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13 -“Pathétique” – 2. Adagio cantabile
  3. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13 -“Pathétique” – 3. Rondo (Allegro)
  4. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2 -“Moonlight” – 1. Adagio sostenuto
  5. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2 -“Moonlight” – 2. Allegretto
  6. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2 -“Moonlight” – 3. Presto
  7. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.15 in D, Op.28 -“Pastorale” – 1. Allegro
  8. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.15 in D, Op.28 -“Pastorale” – 2. Andante
  9. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.15 in D, Op.28 -“Pastorale” – 3. Scherzo (Allegro assai)
  10. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.15 in D, Op.28 -“Pastorale” – 4. Rondo (Allegro ma non troppo)
  11. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.26 in E flat, Op.81a -“Les adieux” – 1. Das Lebewohl (Adagio – Allegro)
  12. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.26 in E flat, Op.81a -“Les adieux” – 2. Abwesendheit (Andante espressivo)
  13. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.26 in E flat, Op.81a -“Les adieux” – 3. Das Wiedersehn (Vivacissimamente)

Disc 2

  1. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.17 in D minor, Op.31 No.2 -“Tempest” – 1. Largo – Allegro
  2. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.17 in D minor, Op.31 No.2 -“Tempest” – 2. Adagio
  3. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.17 in D minor, Op.31 No.2 -“Tempest” – 3. Allegretto
  4. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53 -“Waldstein” – 1. Allegro con brio
  5. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53 -“Waldstein” – 2. Introduzione (Adagio molto)
  6. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53 -“Waldstein” – 3. Rondo (Allegretto moderato – Prestissimo)
  7. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op.57 -“Appassionata” – 1. Allegro assai
  8. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op.57 -“Appassionata” – 2. Andante con moto
  9. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op.57 -“Appassionata” – 3. Allegro ma non troppo