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Beethoven: Piano Sonatas

Andor Foldes (piano)

Listening to it for the first time [Op.109], I was pleased to recognise familiar virtues: clear and limpid tone, for example, crisp textures and the technical ability to get round all the awkward... More…

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Contents

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 'Pathetique'

16:13
  • Andor Foldes (piano)
  • Recorded: 1961-11
  • Recording Venue: Beethovensaal, Hannover

1. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio

6:33

2. Adagio cantabile

5:00

3. Rondo (Allegro)

4:40

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 15 in D major, Op. 28 'Pastorale'

21:01
  • Andor Foldes (piano)
  • Recorded: 1961-11-09
  • Recording Venue: Beethovensaal, Hannover

1. Allegro

7:09

2. Andante

6:23

3. Scherzo. Allegro vivace

2:18

4. Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo

5:11

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2 'Tempest'

20:16
  • Andor Foldes (piano)
  • Recorded: 1960-08-13
  • Recording Venue: Beethovensaal, Hannover

1. Largo - Allegro

8:01

2. Adagio

7:14

3. Allegretto

5:01

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 'Waldstein'

21:46
  • Andor Foldes (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-07-11
  • Recording Venue: Beethovensaal, Hannover

1. Allegro con brio

8:38

2. Introduzione (Adagio molto)

3:30

3. Rondo (Allegretto moderato - Prestissimo)

9:38

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 'Appassionata'

21:31
  • Andor Foldes (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-12-18
  • Recording Venue: Beethovensaal, Hannover

1. Allegro assai

9:16

2. Andante con moto

6:47

3. Allegro ma non troppo

5:28

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a 'Les Adieux'

14:12
  • Andor Foldes (piano)
  • Recorded: 1961-11-09
  • Recording Venue: Beethovensaal, Hannover

1. Das Lebewohl (Adagio - Allegro)

6:47

2. Abwesenheit (Andante espressivo)

3:21

3. Das Wiedersehen (Vivacissimamente)

4:04

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101

19:30
  • Andor Foldes (piano)
  • Recorded: 1960-05
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

1. Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung (Allegretto ma non troppo)

3:41

2. Lebhaft, marschmäßig (Vivace alla marcia)

5:50

3. Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll (Adagio ma non troppo, con affetto)

2:28

4. Geschwind, doch nicht zu sehr und mit Entschlossen- heit (Allegro)

7:31

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109

18:47
  • Andor Foldes (piano)
  • Recorded: 1960-02
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

1. Vivace, ma non troppo - Adagio espressivo - Tempo I

3:35

2. Prestissimo

2:34

3. Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung (Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo)

12:38